This One Goes To 11 Ale | Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store

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This One Goes To 11 AleThis One Goes To 11 Ale

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
Michigan, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This One Goes to 11 Ale opens with bright, juicy aromas such as tropical fruits & ripe cherries, largely derived from massive kettle & dry-hop additions of Southern Hemisphere hop varieties such as Galaxy, Motueka, and Summer. The citrus & resinous pine notes of the Pacific Northwest hop family are also well represented, making their presence known through Simcoe, Citra, and the newly released Mosaic varietal, just to name a few. A wide range of specialty malts anchor the hops to this Imperial Red Ale, contrasting the assertive bitterness & juicy aromatics with a robust, toasty depth of flavor. Fermented with Bell’s signature house ale yeast, This One Goes to 11 Ale finishes with a lingering warmth.

Added by aasher on 10-03-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Been in cellar since 9/13/2012
This one gets all fives, just because it really didn't change since the first time I had it. I feel it got sweeter and a bit more robust on the hops of all things. Really reminded me of Devil Dancer but a bit lighter.
A: Rich hazy copper hue nice off white head on a slow pour.
S Hops great hops and some lemon zest and even some peach here and there
T Heavy and plentiful lots of different notes form honey to rich unsweetened chocolate malts, truly different!
M: Pretty normal for a imperial red
O I wish I gave this one a bit longer, there is no booze taste, just a great combo of rich and smooth. Well worth it to hang on to.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Pours an extremely dark amber with no head. Leaves trace lacing.

S - Resiny hops, cherries, pine, slight grapefruit, and almost no malt.

T - Strong hop resin up front, followed by heavy amounts of pine and grapefruit. Almost no malt presence at all. Wonderful.

M - Light bodied with almost no carbonation. Very Creamy in the mouth

O - Overall I'm glad I got to try this beer. It's absolutely wonderful for 11% and everything you could ever want in a beer

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This big beer's perfumey bouquet includes traces of light prune or plum, some cherry, alcohol and vanilla.
It pours beautiful ruby amber under a 1/2" off-white foam cap.
The beer starts sweet then malt flavors become more defined followed by rich hop flavors provide balance. Pitted fruits, alcohol, and a suggestion of bourbon and vanilla round out the palate. In the finish, malty, alcoholic, hoppy flavors slowly fade.
Big and chewy, with medium low carbonation and a pleasant warming.

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