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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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 Bellís imagination, the beer he remembered drinking there is now quite real. Quinannan Falls possesses the crisp, dry bitterness youíd 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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fattybladdy (503) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2013
On draft @ the Brewpub. Pours a medium golden with white head. Aroma is hoppy, earthy. Taste is like drinking a forest, very piney and crisp. Top notch lager.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophaze (171) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Tap. Pours golden just like a lager. Aroma of pine and citrus. Taste crisp like a lager but nice addition of hops. Finish is decent ----Hophaze out

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Houle (11) - Michigan, USA - MAR 17, 2013
South with clean flavors and a crisp refreshing feeling. Aroma isnít really present but the taste is full flavored. Easy drinker.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TURDFERGUSON (3945) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Tap at Samís! What a nice surprise to randomly stop in here on a thursday night and find this rarity on tap! Samís must be the #1 Bellís account in the state because they have been getting lots of one-offs and other Bells kegs that you rarely see outside of the Kalamazoo area. I was a little worried that this might be an old keg, but was willing to take the chance. At samís you have to get a full pour, or nothing so I got almost a full pint of this magical lager. And super magical it is. I donít think I have ever had a better lager, and ofcourse this only had a few characteristics I would associate with lagers, but I am by no means an expert on the subject-actually quite the novice. Pours a glowing yellow with light orange tints, a large, succinct and neat two finger white head with a steady sticky white lace throughout. Nose is fantastic. This is an strong pale lager/imperial pils. Almost smells like a funky orval or a super dry Stillwater premium, super doughy, dry hops are in full effect, hardly any sweetness at all, just super fresh, light lemon and grassy tartness. Flavor is equally amazing. Super dry, lightly fruity, minerals, light leather and barnyard. Again, very light sweetness, incredibly crisp and dry. I had to drink this much quicker than I would have liked because of time constraints, but goddamn, it was amazing. Clerk said they hoped to get another keg or maybe even some bottles as Bells has plans to brew this again. I sure hope so. Best Lager I have ever had, hands down.

2.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bwa5879 (611) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2013
On tap at eccentric cafe. Golden clear yellow pour with a little white head. Grassy aroma with some noble hop scent.. Bitter salty tingly taste at first, next comes grapefruit hop flavor mixed with hints of banana-like taste (yeast?), and burton salts. Very nice lager taste. Slightly numb tongue upon finish. Above average carbonation with tingly mouthfeel. Definitely one of the better lagers I have had. Good hop presence with some sour European malt flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Nice solid brew. Nice citrus and resin palate. Really easy drink. Lighter than most bells. Still solid

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1249) - Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2013
On draft at soup spoon. Creamy white head. Some citrus/malt/hay aromas. Crisp hay and citrus pith flavor without being overly bitter. Dry finish. It would be easy to put back a few of these.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (5964) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Backlogged rating: Straw hued with fizzy lively head. The aroma has notes of noble hops, grassy and grainy with an earthy yeast tones, a hint of honey as well. The taste has a slight twangy fruit note, biscuity malts and a grassy/herbal hop note. Very faint pine and pepper hop notes as well. The mouth feel is crisp and refreshing. Very enjoyable lager that is overly boozy like many of the genre.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
thedm (4927) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 29, 2012
This draft brew from rbsg #10 poured a small sized head of foamy white colored bubbles that were and left behind a softly carbonated transparent yellow white colored body and a fair lacing. The mild aroma was malty and musty. The somewhat off-tasting crisp mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The crisp flavor contained notes of mild hops and mild lager. A decent one but not one that I would consider buying again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (2772) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Sort of IPA-ish strong lager. Pine and pineapple in the nose. Nice and crisp and bitter. Fine but prickly carbonation. Interesting and pleasantly drinkable.


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