Bell's Experimental Hop 2011-2 | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by korguy123 on 04-03-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings:
7
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
6.31%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7
Photo of elNopalero
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is described as a strong pale ale with pine, floral and tropical hop notes. What that translates into is a dark straw color and what I can only call an oniony hop aroma. Flavor has a pronounced hop bitterness up front, followed by some floral notes, tropical fruit and a wisp of smoke. Ultimately, I was hoping for a more pronounced tropical fruit hop aroma and flavor, like some of the fruit forward west coast IPAs I’m more familiar with.

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Photo of korguy123
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bells experimental 2011-2
On tap at brewery

A- Hazy blood orange pour. Little to no head. Okay lacing.

S- Slight pine, mango, pineapple, strawberries with a touch mandarin oranges.

T- Pine bitterness, good mango and strawberries with a floral hop finish. Sweet and juicy.

M- Medium bodied, good carbonation.

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Bell's Experimental Hop 2011-2 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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