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RATINGS: 1204   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
carlb (107) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Pours golden-amber. Brilliant but with significant amounts of sediment, despite pouring with care. Yeasty film sediment left in the bottom of the bottle. Three-quarter inch , off-white, creamy head formed. The heads dissipated quicker than desired but retained 1/8 inch after a few minutes. Fresh malt and hop nose. Crisp palate and delicious modestly bitter lingering. Certainly moreish! Rather modest carbonation. Highly developed Belgian lace. A delicious ale!


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (3843) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"a nice, simple tasty pale ale, courtesy of pfoxyjon. floral and spicy hop aroma. light in color and body with a well-balanced flavor of pale malts, bready and hoppier than the average pale. quite good for the style, and easy drinkin."

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
John25 (517) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle. Crisp wheat, pale malt with a harsh bite, floral hops, some spice. Not very good overall, lacking balance.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
conway (1453) - - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark gold and white head. Aroma and taste are slightly funky, almost like barnyard and corn with some citrus. Crisp mouthfeel. Not my favorite.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lana5 (21) - Canton, Michigan, USA - SEP 22, 2014
A nutty flavor with no after taste. Has a bit of a bitter taste though. It is light but wouldn’t get a round two for me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (555) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise liquors in Watford City. Appearance: 2 fingers white, straw color, clear, good lacing. Aroma: biscuits and wheat, light citrus, caramel, floral. Palate: light body, average carbonation, light bitter finish, slight dry finish, sticky texture. Taste: sweet caramel and wheat, into a floral hops that is balanced well by the caramel. Overall, decent balance, but nothing special about this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Barnoloid (204) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Firkin pour at Logan Square Beer Festival. Light bodied and light on the hops. Bready with some sweet malt. A very understated ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4370) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden amber pour, with an off white head. Biscuity, some citrus, straw, and a bit of lemon. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smboselli (97) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Not bells' best - good but although pretty flavorful, was not the ale I was looking for in terms of hops ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mikebov (7) - Grandville, USA - SEP 17, 2014 does not count
Very clean taste. Hop aroma is fairly weak. Lots of carbonation. It’s smooth but doesnt have the full body ipa flavor. If you like a ipa buy a two hearted instead.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (707) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Hazy golden color. Medium-sized creamy white head. Slightly bready fragrant hop nose. Crisp dry malt flavor upfront. Bittersweet hops in mid taste. Bitter hop finish. Dry aftertaste.


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