Bells Mild Ale
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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English Mild Style

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2010
Hazy amber body with a medium sized beige head. The nose is quite nice, lots of bread dough/fresh biscuits, plenty of fresh herbal hops, a touch of citrus. Taste is fairly dry, lightly bitter; cookie dough malts, toffee, herbal and floral hops. Medium/light body is round with moderate carbonation. My only complaint is that the malt tasted just a touch stale. Still, solid stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - SEP 29, 2008
12oz at the Eccentric Cafe - Aromatic toasted fresh malts and caramel. Pours transparent brown with a small head and great lacing. Flavor matches aroma. Palate is crisp and clean. A Full flavored, yet easy drinking low alcohol session brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7867) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Draft. Light toffee malt aroma. Amber with small head. Mildly sweet toffee malt and hay flavor. Very nice - could easily session with this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (5833) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Draft on tap at the Eccentric Cafe (Kalamazoo, MI). Pours a deeper brownish copper pour, healthy orange amber glow in the body with a frothy offwhite head atop. Good lacing, decent ring head sits around and laces better than expected. Pretty beer. Aromas present some bready and biscuity malts, soft chestnut, toast, and mellow grain. A faint waft of rye, toastiness and biscuits keep moving. Subtle earthiness, grass and gentle yeast. Initial is lighter end of the fold, some good earthy and malty flavors arenít brooding, but incorporate a bready and biscuity appeal. Gentle earthiness, grassy hops and mellow yeast. Middle shows some gentle pretzel, some bread, a decent dose of carbonation hits the palate. Some earth, dryness as we start to move on. Earthy, bready, fairly clean. The darker malt slant gives some flavor, without making it hard to drink. Quite crushable, not complex but at itís 3.some percent ABV, I like what itís offering. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (3344) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2011
On tap at Bellís. Aroma: Very faint, light roastiness and caramel. Appearance: Brown pour, cooper tintís, offwhite head. Taste: Mild, roasty bitterness, light caramel sweetness. Palate: Good body for the low abv, well carbed. Overall: Nothing exciting but very quaffable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2483) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2009
Tap at brewery. Pours a gold with a slight coppery hue. Aromas are faint and uninteresting. Flavor has a nice malt sweetness with a little bit of a grassiness to the finish. Good mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fattybladdy (603) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Draft at Bells, clocks in at 3.8% on the big board. Taste is pretty diluted, earthy hops with some decent bitterness given such low abv. All in all not a bad option when youíve already had a few stronger beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 1, 2008
Poured a rich amber from the tap. Crisp. Faint malt/cream flavor that maintains a very consistent taste. Steady.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
coyotehunter (678) - , Michigan, USA - JUL 22, 2009
On tap 7/22/09 at the Eccentric cafe. Pours a reddish copper color with a nice lacing white head. Aroma is not much except for some malt. Flavor is some caramel malt, some dry oak leaves and a touch of floral hop in the finish. Semi sweet on the palate, and mostly uninteresting although I expect its the style I dont particularly care for.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (10965) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Draft sample at EC. Poured hazy dark copper brown color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate toffee and toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable beer.

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