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RATINGS: 1211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1844) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle (bottled 06/07/14)from GBBF. Pours a hazy orange gold - some floaties in there despite a careful pour. Slightly stale aroma - a bit cardboardy, woody, a little lemon. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. There’s light lemon, wood, stale bread, a little;e cardboard, light orange, a hint of grapefruit... It’s not actually as bad as that sounds and its got a decent dryness to it, but its not particularly tasty.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (7100) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle at GBBF thanks to Kenny. It pours hazy golden with a decent white head. The nose is soft, doughy, grainy, light creaminess and straw. The taste is bitter, tasty, doughy, grainy, grassy and mild spice with a dry finish. Medium body and average carbonation. Pretty basic.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fattybladdy (584) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Bright hazy light orange pour. Wheat and citrus in the aroma. Taste is citrus and floral hops with wheat, lemon. Light bitterness. Very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4546) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
pours hazy almost cloudy, particles, very light golden with a small white head, some retention and lacing. very lightly toasted bready malts, fresh cereals, some fruitiness - peaches and apricots - and fairly present spiciness, either coming from hops or malts, or both, wheat acidity - lightly astringent notes, grass and bitter herbs, muted citrus, touch of cardboard. moderately low carbonation, light body - just a tad oily, assertive and dry grassy-citrusy-herbal-grassy finish. not an over-the-top apa, but a nice use of malts/hops, nice fruitiness and fresh cereals.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gschrade (758) - Collinsville, USA - AUG 11, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours gold with a white head. Taste floral, bready. I thought this was good. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (714) - - AUG 3, 2014
Draft. Pours a hazy golden color. Aroma and taste are sweet malts with hints of floral.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crazyvin (1967) - New York, USA - JUL 26, 2014
A clear golden body that had no head. Mostly toasted malts in the aroma. Mild grass hops and some floral notes as well. Flavor was mildly sweet, but the malts were nice and toasted. Flavor only had a bit of bitterness, but was mostly floral. A nice beer that was different from others of this style.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2014
dark straw bordering on golden. Hazy with sediment floating about. A smallish white head. Aroma of pale malts maybe toasted malts and some other aromas. Tart malt taste that is dry with a bitter aftertaste. I can pick out some low diacetyl also. A good summer quencher if your out there in the garden and need to drink a couple quick. An okay beer but not much more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (581) - Iowa, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours murky amber with decent white head. Nose is mostly grain. Taste is some caramel sweetness with some bitter aftertaste. Disappointed with Bell’s on this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strap (442) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JUL 7, 2014
Cloudy golden pour. Lemon flavor, crisp and refreshing for a hot summer day. Slight peppery feel with a nice touch of hops


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