Bell's Winter White Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
83
good
2,262 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Bell's Winter White AleBell's Winter White Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fermented with a Belgian ale yeast, this blend of barley & wheat malts yields a mixture of clove and fruity aromas, all without the use of any spices. Deliberately brewed to retain a cloudy appearance.

Added by maxpower on 02-22-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,262
Reviews:
748
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.04%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
418
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,262 |  Reviews: 748
Photo of Bakker
1.75/5  rDev -52.4%

Photo of AuntBea
1.92/5  rDev -47.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of ohiobeer29
1.98/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Basic white ale pretty tasty but doesn't jump out at you but very easy to drink

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Photo of aboyd87
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of SpecialK088
2/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a willy and poured another just to be sure in my sam adams pint glass.

Let me start this review by saying I dont fail beers often I take style in mind and try to be fair but this one i'm giving the grade I belive it earned.

A-Very hazy yellow alot of yeast at the bottom of the bottle

S-Bannana and grain

T-Here is where you lose me 100% this is in no way a winter beer and I would not even classify it as a wibier it tastes thru and thru like your average run of the mill american wheat. No spice no warmer nothing.

M-Medium body good carbonation level goes down easy.

D-Would never buy this again I stopped drinking wheats long ago and have no reason to pay 13 bucks for one.

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Photo of Sazz9
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of ChainChompsky
2/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Rating justified with a review.

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Photo of dcall384
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of Johnhaley1989
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of spamages
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of firebeer06
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of craft_shannie
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of KevinmusPrime
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of derekgw123
2/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Wasn't paying attention when I bought a six pack and thought it was more of a winter warmer. With that aside, the beer was just not tasty. Bland and thin.

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Photo of JulianBaughman
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of ECherry88
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of Aubreyann227
2/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of SMH_NWI
2.13/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of hotstuff
2.19/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

The nose of this particular beer is banana. The body is cloudy and the hue is pale yellow. I observed some yeast with this beer. I definitely was not impressed by the taste of this beer. After about half-way through I had had enough and tried another of their beers. This definitely is not one of my favorite beers from this brewer.

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Photo of TypsiYpsi
2.25/5  rDev -38.9%

Photo of ajs4bd
2.25/5  rDev -38.9%

Photo of ProChorus
2.3/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of walleye
2.35/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

from the bottle. poured a hazy straw with a white head that didn’t last long. aroma bread yeast, citrus, sour orange, wheat, and straw. flavor hops, straw, wheat, lemon, bitter. this should not be a winter beer. I think it would be better suited for the summer standing at the bbq griling some steak.

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Photo of CDBeerDisappear
2.36/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

a - Cloudy yellow, little head looked like a witbier

s - Smelled of wheat but not much else

t - Dissappointingly thin, lacked complexity

m - light carbonation, thin

d - There are many better witbiers available don't waste your money. Generally I like witbiers this one just did not do it for me.

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Photo of KingQuinn
2.36/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Bell's Winter White Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.68 out of 5 based on 2,262 ratings.
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