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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1485) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAR 5, 2014
(Midwest backlog 08/2013, thanks to Joel in Traverse City, MI for a great choice of house beer). Smooth, lean and delicate blondish PA, with hints of non-sticky caramel and floral hops. Appropriately runny, drinks easy like the Midwest’s true sessioning Pils. Unassuming, but nice to notice Bells is concerned about balance for a 5% brew and I can imagine having Hopslam on your record takes off some pressure off the US hop overdosing imperative.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukedarock (142) - Howell, Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Noice light pale ale with spice note, floral essence and plain other than that, has good western feel I suppose just nothin special

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (1457) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - FEB 25, 2014
Pours a golden color with a slight had and white head. The smell is grain, some spiciness, wheat, floral boss. The taste is light sweet malt, some spiciness, fruit ending dry with floral hops. Light body with very nice carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (170) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2014
fruity pale ale in smell and taste....very tasty stuff i was surprised be some ratings...went down very smooth and was absolutely enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hubermi12 (14) - - FEB 17, 2014
Dry with complex fuity flavors. I really good Pale Ale. I just saw Bell’s announce they are going to sell mini kegs of this soon.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
njager246 (342) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Aroma is spiced malts with a similar flavor.... Pretty straight forward...nice, could drink all day

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (1881) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Draft at Clinton hall NYC for the launch event. Pours a hazy tan pal ale cloudy color with a nice lace. Taste is mildly hoppy with sw bite. Very drinkable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (5950) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 30, 2014
[Bottle (12oz)] Pours a cloudy copper-gold with a large lasting frothy off-white head. Some lacing on the glass. Aroma of bready malt, grain, light hops and a bit of fruit. Floral hops flavour, a little spicy, and with some bready malt, fruit and a moderate bitter finish. Average bodied. More like a hoppy Blonde Ale then a Pale Ale but either way, it's pleasant enough.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chucklemation (411) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Pours a murky dark yellow, not much of a head. Aroma is light wheat. Flavor is dominated by wheat with hints of lemon. There is medium carbonation. No hops or bitterness. I find this to be a pretty solid pale ale despite the lack of complexity.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Campy877 (166) - Michigan, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a nice heavy white head and a hazy golden color. Has a spicy aroma and a hard to pace taste. It is equal parts IPA and lager. But of a heavy aspirin flavored finish but not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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