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

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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
Ratings:
1,059
Reviews:
398
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
150
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,059 |  Reviews: 398
Photo of Stignacious
3.92/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stooven
3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NorthernMichiganLogan
4.15/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.96/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light straw color with a nice head that left a very nice lacing pattern behind. The nose is fairly malty and grassy. The taste is crisp and malty but finishes with an intense bitterness. Fairly light body. A very nice lager that is a perfect accompaniment to some spicy food.

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Photo of ahommell
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Latarnik
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yeldarb92
3.43/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Madasyn
2.71/5  rDev -26%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mikerieder
3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mongrel
3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very dry and crackery, with a chalky mouthfeel. Moderately stiff noble hops are a little grassy and peppery, but otherwise not a lot of hop character. Malt profile could be more distinctive, but this is still a crisp, well built pils.

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Photo of Beejay
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pale yellow in color with a white head.

S: Light grain, and a light grape aroma.. almost like a champagne character. Light floral hop character.

T: Nice grain character, with a touch of earthy hops, and a hint of a crisp tartness. Nice.

M: Medium light, although the carbonation feels a touch low for me.

O: Overall... tasty.

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Photo of miwestcoaster
3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.55/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wander4
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MargotDarko
3.84/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really nice true to style lager. Crisp and clean, but a nice touch of herbal and grassy European hops in the finish. Czech style pilsners aren't really my thing necessarily, but this is definitely a well made lager, and didn't mind drinking this one at all.

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Photo of JStorz13
3.57/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Clean, refreshing lager. Nothing heavy. Enjoying one as I write.

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Photo of tjmiller718
4.32/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dmorgan310
3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of harsley
4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lelampp
3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SomethingClever
3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz pour into a shaker pint on tap.

A: Light pale gold body with a creamy hite head.

S: Lots of grainy malts, bready, and a slight floral hoppiness.

T: Grainy, corn, light doughy bread, and a little bit of perfumey hops finishes slightly malty.

M: Medium bodied good carbonation.

O: This is a solid lager. Are you going to be blown away by it? No, but you will enjoy it and its nice to give your taste buds a rest.

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Photo of curtisjoseph
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fern22
3.95/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bell's Lager Of The Lakes from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.66 out of 5 based on 1,059 ratings.
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