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 JustLikeMyDad
2.49/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured this thing into a lager mug glass.
Pours this nice pale/dark gold color. Foam head is moderate in an aggressive pour and dissipates quickly enough.
Tastes like a bitter IPA. Strong hop taste but not as strong as other IPA's I've had.
Feels good though, would be easy to drink if it weren't so hoppy.
It's alright, i didn't realize I was getting myself and IPA, but it's Bell's and I should have guessed. Still good to know what it tastes like for my own knowledge.

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Photo of thorkelson
2.87/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Roby923
3.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From TJs Grosse Pointe. Bottled 08/04/15. Very drinkable and pleasant ale. Pours a hazy golden color. Yeasty and not overly hoppy. A perfect summer/fall ale to watch the game with, that is highly 'sessionable' at 4.8 ABV.

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Photo of Raime
3.18/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Bells Third Coast Beer.

Well not really sure what we're gonna get outta this one. Completely random grab. Needing a palate washer so maybe it'll do the trick.

Look - Pours a modesty murked sunset copper with a big ass frothy ever so slightly off white head that looks like it will stick around for quite some time although it is definitely too early to judge. Carbonation appears to be about medium with this guy. Some small fragments of lacing do stick around. 3.5.

Smell - Skunk. A skunked brown bottle of beer brewed in my home state? Well that is certainly new. Mind you, this isn't one of those " OMFG IS SMELLS LIKE A SKUNKS ASSHOLE DIAHREA IM GONNA VOMIT EWEWEW GIVE ME A AINT YOUR STEP DADS ROOTBEER SO I CAN GET DRUNK AND PREGNANT BY A GENERIC PANTS TO THE KNEES DOUCHEBAG WHOS MIXTAPE IS FIRE " kinda skunk. Really isn't off putting. Quite basic honestly. 3.

Taste - The skunk is obvious and there though there does appear to be a noticeable amount of creamed corn and lightly toasted barley. Hops just are not anywhere to be found at this juncture. Tastes like an above average American Adjunct Lager. 3.

Feel - Body is actually pretty damn full with a nice and welcomed creamyness. Carbonation stays on the low levels and it reminds me of eating sugared corn flakes like when I was a child. 4.

Overall - Look Bells, if you want to make an adjunct lager just call this an adjunct lager. Not sure if this was old and off or whether it was intended to taste like a slightly better version of your generic American or Imported green bottle stuff. Guess it does fit the broad ' American Pale Lager ' category since it is pale and very clearly a lager. Oh well, needed a palate washer and this will do it. Few extra points for that. 3.25..

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Photo of BartS
3.49/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jamesod
3.48/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of papat444
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Flashback #114

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Photo of JArt
2.95/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of deakin
3.54/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Futbolmanby
2.43/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Rather have a bud lite platinum

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

Photo of EdTheEdge
3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of adamjthompson00
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JoeLacy
3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Leans a little closer to an APA than other blonde ales, pretty decent.

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Photo of Tylertut
3.54/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of entenduintransit
3.47/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thirstygoat
3.42/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
3.18/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SD-Alefan
3.33/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lemmy187
3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
3.78/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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