Bell's Lager Of The Lakes | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Bell's Lager Of The LakesBell's Lager Of The Lakes
BA SCORE
44.6%
Liked This Beer
3.63 w/ 1,081 ratings
Bell's Lager Of The LakesBell's Lager Of The Lakes
BEER INFO

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

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Following in the tradition of Czech Pilsners by offering a combination of firm malt and herbal hop bitterness, Bell’s Lager Beer is as refreshing and crisp as a swim in the Great Lakes.

Added by proc on 10-16-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,909
Reviews:
404
Ratings:
1,081
Liked:
482
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
12.67%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
154
Trade:
0
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes. Drank last night, 7/3/13.

Head was a finger of sudsy white. The body was a nearly see-through straw yellow. The head was gone in a minute, leaving frothy ring but no lacing. Also noted a lack of bubbles in the body.

I smelled pale malt, light wheat and grassy/gardeny hops.

The flavor was sweet and pale malty. I got grass and light hints of spice.

This beer was light bodied. It was refreshing, a working-outside-in-summer kind of beer. It left no residue but ended slightly dry.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

As it tuns out I'm not really much of a lager fan. And even less of a pale lager fan.
There is nothing special to note with this beer. It's bland and boring at best.
The color is quite light, no head after some fizzy suds on the pour. The aroma is bread and yeast. The taste is bready and toasted like in vienna lager.
Full Sail's session line is much better.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Straw / gold with a short white head that dissipates quickly. Excellent clarity with low carbonation.

Nose
Bread and lemongrass. Hint of toast, brown sugar and bubblegum.

Taste
Nice and bready with touches of honey, toast and brown sugar. Light bitterness with notes of lemongrass and earthy hops. There a hint of bubblegum in there as well.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, crisp and dry.

Overall
Simple and straightforward like a Lager should be. Great for summer.

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Bell's Lager Of The Lakes from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 44.6% out of 100 with 1,081 ratings
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