Am I Right Or Amarillo | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by greenspointexas on 02-28-2017

BEER STATS
Ratings:
77
Reviews:
15
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
7.52%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rspauldi
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Junichi
3.62/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ejimhof
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Caramel in color, slightly hoppy in smell. The flavor does not hold up as well as I would have liked. The taste is decent, but dry and white pepper comes out forward. Not much aftertaste or follow through. Good beer.

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Photo of hozersr
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tubeyes
3.29/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BEERchitect
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Exclusive for the Texas audience, a strong IPA taste comes with a mild IPA effect as the common Bell's IPA profile comes moderately bitter and decidedly citrusy, tropical and bitter. But isn't it so "Texas" to be different?

Opening with the classic Bell's IPA look, the austere of amber and copper carry a mild haze and a frothy white head. Perfumy citrusy rolls onto the nose along with hints of tropical and sprucy fragrances. Its taste is supple and sweet with moderate granola character bringing caramel, nutty and toasty flavors ahead of the hops.

But across the middle palate, the sweetness lifts and the hops take center stage. Sweetness turns to a nutty toastedness and the hops grow into a dominant taste of pink grapefruit, tangy orange, light lemon and a succulent tang of pineapple, to frame a bitter finish of freshly muddled spruce, and bold hop resins.

Medium boded and trending malty dry, the taste is balanced on the early palate while its finish trends hoppy, friendly and drinkable. A long aftertaste of pine outlasts any malt or fruit agreement.

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Photo of Kurmaraja
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cotton_27
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had to try this after I saw it was Bells' introductory beer into the Texas market. It's a beautiful copper color, slightly hazy, light tan head. The aromas are slightly astringent citrus and tropical fruits.

The taste is very dry and astringent, with the citrus flavors providing some body. Glad to try this and VERY glad Bells is now in Texas.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of valkyre65
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of videofrog
3.97/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Epopt
3.6/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I'm sure there was plenty of market testing performed before this beer was bottled. I'm aghast that this is what Texas wants in a beer. It is drinkable, but comes in at a great beer for 2007. We've come a long way, baby, since that time. I don't plan to buy any of this.

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Photo of Casey_L
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Bottled 02/20/17

Appearance: Pours a deep golden with 1/2 finger of head

Smell: Strong aromas of citrus and herbal hops

Taste: Hop notes up front with citrus and grapefruit and piney bitterness towards the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium and dry

Overall: A nice IPA that certainly heralds the long awaited arrival of Bell's in Texas. Kinda reminds me of a new-school Two Hearted.

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3.65/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cdwil
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jsmith313
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sd123
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Am I Right Or Amarillo from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.99 out of 5 based on 77 ratings.
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