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Born in a dream, Quinannan Falls Special Lager Beer refers to a mythical place in the boreal north. While the waterfall may exist solely in Larry Bell’s imagination, the beer he remembered drinking there is now quite real. Quinannan Falls possesses the crisp, dry bitterness you’d expect from a German pilsner, but the use of highly aromatic hops from the Pacific Northwest in both the kettle & dry-hop evokes the fragrant pine forests that inspired this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1929) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Sampled @ GLBF 2011. Cloudy golden, creamy head. Grainy malt fight with spicy grassy hops for attention. Fairly dry, crispa and grainy with medum body. Growing floral bitterness. Very drinkable and pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2011
tap at the eccentric cafe. clear, golden with minimal head. aroma of spicy simcoe hops, some citrus and pepper. flavor of spice, big lemon, pepper, and some astringent bitterness...dry finish. clean, crisp, and refreshing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
574deadzone (1192) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 11, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2012 Had a glass of this at the end of the SW Mich brew tour about a month ago. I was pretty out of it by the time I ordered this and some Oracle (what the hell was I thinking?) Anyway, what I can recall, this was I guess the best lager ever. It had a pleasant sweetness, a slight tartness, and a wonderful hop presence. In other words, it actually had some character to it. Bell’s is selling 750s of these now for $17 a pop, which bums me out because I’d rather see 6-packs or 4-packs even, and a lower price point. I would suggest just having some at the taproom if you’re near Kalamazoo because it is damn tasty. Hopefully once the new brewing facility is up and running maybe they can crank out enough of this to put in 12 oz. bottles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2678) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2011
On tap at Maduro in Madison, pours a clear yellow with a decent white head and lacing, the aroma has an impressive amount of citrus and floral hops, the flavor is crisp and clean with a fruity finish and a touch of pine, very enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9443) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2011
Enjoyed at the brewery’s tasting room. A hoppy lager, very good for its style. Dry hopped. A nice lawn mower beer, and one that would replace others drunk in mowing days gone by. Very good drinkability, and one that would transition many a macro drinker who does not realize he likes hops. Medium mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MIBRomeo (2569) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2011
1st sip pure simcoe delicious w/ a nice sweet fruity and floral aroma. Then the beer falls off and gets muddied like a dirty wheat lager... aroma 9 taste 6 biz 3 pal 3

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sleestak (226) - Williamston, Michigan, USA - AUG 22, 2011
Pint at the Eccentric with the wifey. In truth, I ordered the Wild One, but kept taking surreptitious nips of this beautiful beer. The pale straw color and moderate white head apparently had me hard-wired to expect a wan beer experience, but lo! this was anything but. Unexpectedly piney aroma with traces of cereal. Flavor brought forth more PNW hop character, accompanied by crisp graininess and minerality. Very dry finish. Q-falls is very likely Bell’s most underrated creation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2011 On tap at the the Bell’s Eccentric Café in Kalamazoo, served in a tasting glass. Pours clear straw with a small white head. The head fades quickly to a thin remnant and leaves a small amount of white lace. The nose has satisfying lemony citrus notes along with pine and crystal malts. The flavour is dry throughout with straw and big hops with notes of fruit and citrus, pine and forest. The finish is clean with a lagerish quality. On the palate, it is light in body with a dry texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this is a decent crisp and hoppy lager that is more ale-like than I expected. 2011-08-14

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
madvike (3086) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
On tap at Maduro - Pours clear yellow with a foamy white head. Light citrus hop nose, with apricot, light cracker malt--clean and crisp. Taste is light, fruity, but with a light, clean peach and citrus/grass hop finish. Has the same pale malt, with a real bitter, quenching component. Light-bodied and nicely carbonated. Beautiful.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arkurzynski (1770) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 14, 2011
GTMW. Brilliant, crystal-clear golden yellow. Big hop aroma - pine, citrus. Very present, smooth hop bitterness, with a brief glimpse of the pale malt, citrus lemon, and biscuit on the tail-end. Residual crisp bitterness. Very fresh and clean. Low fruitiness and ultra-crispness only thing keeping this in the premium lager category and not the IPA category. So easy to drink.

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