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RATINGS: 1278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2011
Aroma is a mixture of sweet citrus, flowers and bread. Medium white frothy head. Beautiful hazy golden color. I would not be surprised at all if there was a little wheat in here to smooth out the texture. Mouthfeel is a little too smooth for the style, but it is wonderful on the palate. Tastes like a sharpened Oberon. Moderate carbonation. Very, very dry taste. Healthy bitterness. Smooth with gentle spiciness. Excellent hoppy finish. This might be my new favorite summer beer. Clean and refreshing, good, above-average PA. An excellent beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Inbreak (4662) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2016
15.09.2016, 12 oz bottle @ home:
Nice fizzy-creamy longlasting, hazy. Aroma is mild grassy, wet leafs, old lawn, minerals, moss, light malts, hay, paper, flowers, weeds. Taste is harsh mineraly, weeds, minerals, bark, medicine, old lawn, paper, flowers, harsh hops, cardboard. Medium to longlasting bitterness, harsh medical mouthfeel. Meh!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fules (823) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - SEP 13, 2016
Közepes, rendkívül tartós hab, borostyán szín, szűretlen. Illata gabonás, enyhén fűszeres, pici citrussal. Íze gabonás, gyümölcsös, citrusos, némi gyanta. Kissé fanyar, száraz, közepesen testes, frissítő sör, közepes szénsavtartalommal és keserűvel. Finom, visszafogott APA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PanMarek (258) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Pours straw yellow with moderate beige foam and some lacing. Malts dominate the nose with pale and cereal strongest. The hops tend toward grassy. The hops come out stronger on the tongue and more citrusy. Medium body and light fizz, slightly watery texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lilja (2839) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2016
Flaska frĺn Mikkellers webshop. Smak och doft av humle, malt, citrus, gräs, grapefrukt med toner av gräs och örter. Bra maltsötma, fruktig, bra balans och fin beska.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (4061) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2016
Tap at Bells. Clear golden with nice white head. Lots of bitter grassy notes, some lemon peel, dry malts and flour, bagels. Just over medium bitter and light sweet. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
robobeerbelly (75) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 4, 2016
Out of a bottle in Michigan. Found the flavor to pretty good. Has a bit of a bitter after taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hallstein (483) - Skogn, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
0,33 bottle from a liquorstore - Beer is grassy, herbal. Flavor has some sweet malts and honeypuffs. Slightly spicy and a bitter finish that does not linger. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (17786) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle @ Hops Beer Bar, Budapest. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - flowers. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 090716

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16960) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, hops, flowers, citrus, grass and malt. Nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dorkenstein (432) - - JUN 26, 2016
Biscuit and peppery rye aroma, some pine and melon too. Taste is cantaloupe, biscuit and rye malts, light pine ,grassy hops and peppery rye in the finish.

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