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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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chickenflea (339) - 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 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."

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4369) - 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.

   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

   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.

   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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