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RATINGS: 1216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cherr (162) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 12, 2004
Pours a dark yellow. The beer is actually opaque. The smell is of light hops. The taste is a bit sour as well. Overall average pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PrinceofNessus (236) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - APR 5, 2004
yellow and bubbly.. white head with nice lacing. sharp citrus and hops in the smell. the flavor is bitter and stale. with a biting aftertaste. overall i might like the beer were it not for the stale pervasive element to the flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 5, 2004
(Bottle) Pours a golden color with a medium white frothy head. Many tiny white floaties and lots of carbonation make this beer resemble some science experiment from the movies. I am waiting for the eruption of fumes from my beer beaker… The aroma of wet grass and florals ascends from the glass. Has flavors of grass, light hops, citrus, and sour milk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TChrome (1425) - Bedford, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2004
Quite light in color this very light golden brew has lots of floaties and a bubbly egg white head with good retention. Nice light hop aroma. Flavor is hoppy, spicy, and dry. I could easily drink a bunch of these in the summer time down here in Texas.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8228) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2004
UPDATED: APR 16, 2004 Up my review... this stuff is magic on a hot day. Slightly murky yellow with a small white head. Smells like a grain and sour wheat aroma. Taste is a crisp lemon and grass, light lager-like sourness. Fizzy and medium bodied. Ok in certain settings.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2004
This would make a great session beer. Light hoppy arona and a golden hazy appearance. More like a wheat beer than a pale with a frothy everlasting head of white clingy foam. Flavor was tame with a decent hop finish. An all around good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jfishback13 (275) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2004
I'm not a big pale ale kid of guy. This is a good one though. I'll probably never have it again, but I'd imagine if you like pale ales, you'll like this tasty one.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2004
Head is large and frothy dissolving to a rim of lace. Colour is golden and cloudy. Nose is floral and citrus hops with a buttery and sugary malt character. Flavour is buttery and citrus with good bitterness and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCW (1275) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2007 One of the best pale ale out there. Yellowish orange, slightly cloudy. Aroma is a tamed down(hops any way) version of Two Hearted, more malt less hops, lemony, slightly piney, balance well with malt, hops I think are a variety but Centennial sticks out with me. Balanced finish. Great Beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jon123 (36) - Emmaus, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2004
The wise elderly man at the beer store said "son, you can't go wrong with any Bells Beer." He was right on the money. This beer is a nice cloudy, blonde with a thin head. It is hoppy and spicy and flowerey (if that's a word). But it all boils down to the fact that you can't go wrong with a Bells Beer.


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