RateBeer
overall
65
54
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A refreshing, blond colored pale ale. Bell’s pale ale is made almost exclusively from pale malt. It expresses a spicy floral hop aroma and taste.


2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - JUL 27, 2004
BOTTLE. poured nice cloudy yellow wheat color with a good head. fruity hopps aroma . citrus taste with a tangy finish. this is a good beer but not one to go on and on about but very good!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 22, 2004
Gold Coloring. Good White Head. Tasted Like a Subdued Hefe/Wheat with a Hops Aftertaste.. Little bit of Citrus...orange... Very Decent!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
celluloiddroid (25) - Hebron, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2004
Light golden color out of the bottle, a decent sized head that stuck around and a good amount of cardonation. Citrusy flavor with slight resin aftertaste. Reminded me of SNPA, but not quite as good, still a quality midwestern brew however.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2004
Light gold color, white frothy head. Light lemony/grapefruity hop aroma. Grassy citrus orange taste like orange soda with a brown sugar sweetness. For some reason it has some alcohol burn in the stomach after only a few sips. Maybe its the carbonation. Resiny aftertaste/feeling that turns buttery. Not bad, but not top notch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
walleye (1072) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2004
bottle 151 doing it with a mich. beer .poured a golden color with lots of floaties with a med size white head. aroma malt, caramel, molasses, citrus(orange) honey. dark breads.flavor malts, earthy, fruity,hints of grapefruit.not a bad beer will buy more

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2004
not a bad outing from bells in the apa sector, but i was by no means blown away by it. enjoyed it about as much as the victory hop devil i had just tried. similar in taste, a little bit lighter though. drank this poolside which may help it out, just because i love apa’s on nice hot summer days. they just seem to hit the spot so well. another addition to my rotating weekly 6’er to add.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Metalhead (633) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2004
Considering the quality of their specialty beers,I was pretty disappointed with this one. Barely avg. pale ale,mild hops,easy to drink but unimpressive and overpriced.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
badgerben (4565) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 23, 2004
Clear golden pour with a dishsoap head. Aroma is surprisingly malty. Taste is rather dirty mixed with sopme malt and spice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2004
Golden cloudy pour with yeast floaties. Nose is spicy hoppy smelling. Flavor is uneventful but a decent earthy hop flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 8, 2004
Pours a golden color with a nice big frothy white head. I expected more in the nose, but only got a mild spicey hoppiness. Gentle malt flavors up front with a spiced hoppiness in the finish. Not too bad!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 102 103 104  105  106 107 108 » 124


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50