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

Bell's Winter White AleBell's Winter White Ale
BA SCORE
47.3%
Liked This Beer
3.64 w/ 2,265 ratings
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
Ranking:
#34,252
Reviews:
749
Ratings:
2,265
Liked:
1,072
Avg:
3.64/5
pDev:
13.19%
Alströms:
3.71
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
421
Trade:
2
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with bottled on date 10/18/2013 printed on the back label. Another new to me seasonal from Bell's. Expectations are about average given the particular style.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours a murky dark lemon colored body with some cultural yeast presence twirling around the glass and some bubbles streaming topside. About a finger of thick foamy white head with decent staying power. Looks alright for what it is.

S - Not getting too much in the way of smell. Some light lemongrass, wheat, banana bread, and some light cloves. Typical of the style, but not particularly unique or inviting.

T - Taste follows suit of the nose: quick clean grain, wheat, banana bread, light clove spice. Typical of the style, but again, not particularly unique or interesting.

M - Light bodied with decent carbonation. An easy drinker.

Overall, there isn't a whole lot to be said about this one. A quick, clean, crisp, refreshing, and approchable take on the style. A "safe" steppingstone for those looking to dip their feet into craft.

Bell's Winter White Ale ---3.5/5

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Bell's Winter White Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 47.3% out of 100 with 2,265 ratings
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