Third Coast Beer | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named after our favorite coastline and a tribute to the Great Lakes region, Third Coast Beer is a crisply dry-hopped American Pale Ale. Floral and herbal hop aromas combine with a refreshing bitterness, resulting in a truly quaffable beer.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
825
Reviews:
347
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
13.75%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
72
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 825 |  Reviews: 347
Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear golden color with a bit of white head. Nothing much on the aroma, just some clean malt and a light hoppiness. Taste follows, light, clean, very much resembles a lager but with a more intense hoppy bitterness. A light and clean tasting beer but nothing to remember.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcmchew
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jackalope1977
3.13/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Barbarosa
2.91/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A. It looked good slight off yellow color a little darker than I assumed. S. Smelled of light hops and mild citrus, some grassy smell too. T. Tasted OK to good, a little too much like Two Hearted Ale I'm not a fan of that flavor. That's just me.F. had a real good smoothness to it with a little sour bite at the end. O. Third Coast Beer is a fine beer, a little off of the style. I wouldnt buy it again, but I would drink it.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattboyer182
3.58/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of red94tt
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hopstout
2.5/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sphmiel
3.52/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On cask (?!) at Dressel's pub. Pours golden, slow to fade off white head. Somewhat sweet malts, almost fruity, crisp hoppy bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, from the cask pour. A solid beer for a weekend afternoon, especially to introduce someone to craft beers

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Photo of hegg4345
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chris912
3.15/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of NateDyk47
3.84/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had a bottle of this today.

Look: hazy golden color with white head & thin lacing
Smell: citrus, hops, spice
Taste: tasty! citrus & hops
Feel: medium body & carbonation

Overall: not very complex, but still a good IPA.

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Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.92/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Billydoughnuts
3.19/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Better than a macro

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Photo of Griggsy
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of C_Adams
3.77/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robebo44
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SoftestPeach
3.4/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DMcGirr
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.04/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours out lookin' all BMC. What a shame, the artwork on the cardboard is awesome. Grainy aroma, pretty neutered.

Taste, grainier blonde ale, no frills, no off flavors, does what you want it to do, good gateway craft beer. Hit it up in the heat I'd say, good for disc golf, yard work.

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Photo of Treyliff
3.82/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy pale yellow, nice size creamy white head that retains long after the pour. Crisp and clean aroma with some toasted malt and faint grassy hop. Clean but strong toasted malt base mixes with faint floral and grassy hops, clean and toasted finish. Medium body with low carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel and crisp finish. One of the better blonde ales that I've had.

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Photo of Josholson666
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of schnjac
3.87/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.43/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Third Coast Beer from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.49 out of 5 based on 825 ratings.
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