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RATINGS: 1200   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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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lobonator (19) - Copenhagen, - AUG 30, 2010
Hazy amber appearance. Coarse hoppy foam. Not a complex beer. Sweet, caramel, almost honeylike taste. Not overly harsh. Dainty. Not snappy. Somehow dull...but drinkable.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (543) - 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 (200) - 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 (4361) - 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 (96) - 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 (685) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christpuncher (1172) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2014
A decent MAlty beer. Had a can at a. Friends house. Smells Ike a lager and is yellow in color. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6464) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle. Crackery malt nose, light grass, touch of citrus. Medium, cloudy gold. bready malts, grass and herbal hops, decent bitterness. Quite drinkable but not very interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8710) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14. Clear golden with moderate off white spotting and edgework. Nose is pale malt, straw, light citrics, bitter orange. Taste comprises citric peel, earthy hop notes, bread dough, touch of melon. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. Ok APA, lacks hoppy punch for my liking.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (15092) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
13th August 2014
GBBF Day 2. Bottle. Hazy amber beer, good pale cream colour head. Palate is light and dry and crisp. Light dry malts. Slightly sourish wheat. Dry floralness and just a touch of citrus. Finishes dry. Too dry and borderline dull.


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