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This One Goes To 11 Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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4.16/5
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679 Ratings
This One Goes To 11 AleThis One Goes To 11 Ale
BEER INFO

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

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.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
161
Ratings:
679
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a hazy amber pour with a finger of head (bright white) which quickly dissipated. smells of caramel malt, grassy and piney hops, honey. an amazingly delicious boozy amber ale profile that leans towards an american strong ale/barleywine with its heavy alcohol bite and earthy bitterness. tastes of caramel, brown sugar, grassy hops. a full bodied modest in carbonation ale, leaving a nice warmth from its alcohol percentage in place. i honestly wish i knew this was an amber ale before i decided to just hold onto it in the cellar. although, it's delicious now, i wish i had it fresh to compare.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Review from Fall 2012

A: Pours with a small white head that faces quickly. Dark red/copper color. Bright red in the light.

S: Mostly pine, some citrus peel, and maltiness

T: Pine, lemon citrus rind, dark fruitiness probably from the alcohol, a little bit of booze, bready/doughy maltiness.

M: Pretty big body, medium-full, almost chewy, slick and oily feeling.

O: Not quite as good as I was expecting, especially in the hops department, but I am probably mostly put off by the dark fruit flavors, which I generally don't care for.

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This One Goes To 11 Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 679 ratings
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