Smitten Golden Rye Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Smitten Golden Rye AleSmitten Golden Rye Ale
BA SCORE
54.6%
Liked This Beer
3.68 w/ 1,787 ratings
Smitten Golden Rye AleSmitten Golden Rye Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Drawn from one of our oldest recipes, Smitten Ale began as part of a series of rye beers at our Eccentric Café. The combination of sharp citrus & resinous flavors from the hops with the earthy, rustic overtones of the rye malt contribution yield an interesting take on the American Pale Ale.

Added by Biggness on 06-14-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,168
Reviews:
330
Ratings:
1,787
Liked:
976
Avg:
3.68/5
pDev:
11.68%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
364
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,787 |  Reviews: 330
Photo of JeltMaaj
3.97/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oldvines
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cnagle28
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bosoxbennie
4.21/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I may be alone here, but I love this beer

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Photo of AdamSchoen
3.69/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluHatter
4.28/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sdlhy
3.46/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nunya
3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.92/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Judgie
3.67/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dana_Campbell
4.47/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

What a great spring beer.....different, tasty, hoppy, and truly bells. Great beer and worth trying.

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Photo of MisterMike
3.47/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
3.54/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cantal
3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrBier
3.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JGam115
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Slight hazy hay. Creamy, slightly dry, bright palate cleanser.

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Photo of ljc973
4.17/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of pbechtel
4.29/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a burnt orange with a little head and lacing. Very smooth - the right mixture of citrus and hops. I believe this beer would serve as a good introduction to American IPAs to a newer drinker...Overall a great experience!

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Photo of CAF
4.56/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of Lanoke12
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of GregDuB65
3.48/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of aboyd87
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of jkinnairdgt
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of PlacementSix
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Jrcassiday
4.16/5  rDev +13%

Smitten Golden Rye Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 54.6% out of 100 with 1,787 ratings
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