Midwestern Pale Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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910 Ratings
Midwestern Pale AleMidwestern Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by pschul4 on 11-06-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
910
Reviews:
149
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
12.54%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
161
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice pale ale. Easy drinking had on tap. Not too hoppy but hoppy enough

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of smcolw
3.98/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy, green hued gold color. Modest head that settles to a thin film of bubbles. Some spots for lace.

Pale ale malt base with a bit of sourness.

Well-balanced with a relatively dry pale malt start. Good hop kick in the swallow. Moderate aftertaste. Very pleasant. Appropriate body and carbonation. A classic tasting APA.

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Photo of EvoRich
3.98/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Dark yellow to orange in color. Pours with one finger of head which fades.

Smell: The smell seems very weak. It's very difficult to pick up much other than maltiness.

Taste: Very crisp and citrus like. A bit of malty goodness.

Feel: Refreshing. Nice carbonation and thirst quenching.

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3.96/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a hazy orange color with a one finger white head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving a moderate level of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The aroma is heaviest of an earthy and citrus hops along with a nice bready base. Along with these aromas are some lighter notes of tropical fruit as well as a little bit of apricot.

Taste – At the start of the taste a bready and grapefruit flavor greets the tongue along with some more grassy hop flavors. Some flavors of a light fruit flavor as well as a little bit of pineapple flavor soon come to the tongue. These sweeter flavors disappear soon however as flavors of grapefruit citrus hop grow stronger in nature with them being joined by some hop flavors of an earthy variety. When combined with the rest of the flavors, a bitter and dry, hoppy and bready flavor is left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The beer was slightly on the creamier and thicker side with a carbonation level that was average. The thicker body was nice for the bready flavors of the brew as well as gave a chance for all the hop flavors a chance to e fully sensed by the tongue.

Overall –A pretty nice English style IPA. It’s on the drier side with a good blend of citrus, earthy and herbal hop. Well worth a try.

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3.95/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The light golden color is nice in this pale ale. Very pleasant citrus notes with a yeasty bite to it. Minimal hoppiness is pleasant. Overall the flavors of this beer work well together to create one of the lesser known Bells Brews. I highly reccomend.

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Midwestern Pale Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.43 out of 5 based on 910 ratings.
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