The Wild One | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A blend of brown ale and wheat wort aged in oak wine barrels. Beer is tart with subtle Brett notes.

Added by hoppymeal on 12-08-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
488
Reviews:
93
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
10.76%
 
 
Wants:
249
Gots:
52
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.89/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared at Pre-Borefts Ratebeer Tasting 2016. Clear amber pour with no head. Notes of cherries, oak, vanilla, wild funk. Medium body, light carbonation and a tart finish.

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Photo of BubbleBobble
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of strohme2
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy reddish brown with a thin off white head.

S - Aroma is vinegar, oak and tart cherries.

T - The taste follows the aroma with tart cherries, oak and some lactic acidity in the finish.

M - Light body with medium carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel with a dry finish.

O - Very solid and well made wild ale. Awesome blend of juicy and tart flavors.

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Photo of Desimoaj
4.29/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kidzord
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AuntBea
4.33/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kwjd
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of instinct2
4.48/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Budlum
4.29/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zallen16
4.52/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zazzi82
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fredmugs
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FaradayUncaged
4.29/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Robdiesel21
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sposter4
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mtomlins
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a reddish color ale with a medium size foamy head with OK retention. Aroma of brown sugar, oak and tart notes is pretty interesting. Taste is a mix of brown sugar, some tart notes with plenty of oak and cherry notes with limited acidity. Body is about average with good carbonation. Solid Flanders Red from a brewery that is not necessarily known for these style of beers.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Red and brown flanders bruin and red like appearance. A little more bright though, good clarity. Aroma was delivering on the tart cherries.

Taste was good and tart wit the cherry, earthy malt/wheat. You can get the brett in the mouthfeel, probably contributes to the drying notes. A worthy beer.

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The Wild One from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.09 out of 5 based on 488 ratings.
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