Bells Kal-Haven Ale
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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MIBRomeo (2536) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Another old rating found at the house under Brett’s Rye.dark brown pour small tan head light lacing. Veery mild aroma light wheat some raw grains. Melow smooth well coated palate. Wow odd balance of flavor not like a rye or brett .. Some light almost smoke comes through a lingeringly active tongue is fairly tingly. Hints of raw grain hard to pick out the details but delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2013
On tap at Eccentric Café. Hazy amber with a thin layer atop. Aroma is funky and dusty with rye, fruits and herbal notes. Taste is semi-wild with plenty of fruit and tannins, rye, caramel and eucalyptus. A bit gritty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (1441) - Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2013
UPDATED: APR 8, 2014 Tap: Pure copper with an ever-so-slightly off-white head that litters the sides of the glass with spotty lacing. Aroma is a bit sour & sweet, fruity and dense with some old cork funk to it. Not much rye on the nose, just a little dryness perhaps. Taste starts with a touch of leafiness and leads into lots of fruit. Light strawberry, orange, and other slight berry flavors. Sweetness turns into a snappy tartness with a good amount of Brett-like funk. Yeast, old, soaked cork, musty, damp wood, a little barnyard-esque. Heavy rye in the finish, a little toasty and dry. Not quite a sour and not quite a rye beer - a little of both I guess. Pretty good, unique and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cbuk1013 (243) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUN 17, 2013
For a funk beer (not my style at all) this one isn’t too bad. Not my style though...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (4730) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Pint at the Eccentric Cafe on 3/30/13. Clear amber pour with a thin beige head. Aroma of bretty funk, lemon citrus and malt. Malty and bretty funky flavor with some caramel before a bready finish. Different, and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DesertDevil (487) - Arizona, USA - MAY 19, 2013
On tap during the Bell’s Eccentric Cafe event at the Hungry Monk. Spicy nose, very bready with toasted cereal, caraway, and citrus. Pours a cloudy dark mandarin color with a frothy head. Muted citrus, fresh bread, a hint of Brett sourness, and some slight rye flavor. Light body, extremely drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9440) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2013
On tap poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, horse blanket, tobacco and fruittiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, horse blanket, tobacco and light fruittiness with a smooth lingering funky finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (5992) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Pour on tap, hazy orange pour with off white head, aroma was slight funk, farmhouse like yeast with some spice, yeast, peach notes, hints of grass, grain, some slight vanilla. Taste is a mix of white fruits, some grain, biscuit, bread, slight funk, brett notes, finishing fairly sweet, slightly funky and dry. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (558) - - APR 6, 2013
Very nice to see a Bells brett beer. And a good example of the style - mildly funky, with good malt balance and solid but unobtrusive hops. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
artmcd8 (1483) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2013
On tap at Bell's 3/31/13. Sour Brett aroma. Cloudy brown yellow appearance. Sour farmhouse taste but not overpowering. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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