Bells Raspberry Ale
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2002
Cloudy red body. The aroma is clean raspberry. Tastewise, the front half is great raspberry, but it gets lost in the back half, leaving you with only half a beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - DEC 10, 2005
2005 Eccentric Day. Pours a bright red juicy color with a light off white head. Nose is raspberry juice. taste is fizzy, raspberry juice like, sugary.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Smelled and looked great...didn’t have much taste. Body was very thin and overcarbonated. Would be good at brunch, I guess. Strong smelling seltzer with little flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5558) - Indiana, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Draft to taster at the Eccentric Cafe. Looks good for the style; a transparent reddish-orange with white lacing. Smells of raspberries and wheat. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Alright.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2002
Should largely just say "what argo0 said". Nice raspberry up front, quite obviously uses fresh raspberries to make it. Has the nice, tart bitterness, but then nothing, no malts, no chewiness, just empty flavor. If this had some malts to lengthen the finish, it’d be quite good, but it disappears too fast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hennes (934) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - DEC 15, 2002
Damn Michael, I did see the Texan alien pair - what the heck were you wearing? I grant you the run of your imagination on this brew - there are some citrus and ester stirrings in the deep swirls, but they are subdued by the too razbry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (6111) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2011
On tap at AZ Wine RBWG. Pours a bright red color with a small white head. A sweet berry nose, a fizzy light palate. The flavor is a light easygoing Raspberry, toasted malts. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (8237) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Sample at Fourth Street Bar & Grill during the Bells Tap Takeover on 10/12/2011: Slightly cloudy red color with a minimal white head. Spotty lacing on the glass. Grainy malt and raspberry in the nose. Medium body with a mildly tart raspberry character and some sweet grainy malt behind it. The finish is short and fruity. Pretty average overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2007
On tap. Pours a ruby red color with a smallish pink colored head. Aroma is pretty much raspberries. Flavor is pretty much raspberries. Palate is light bodied, medium to high carbonation, finishes tart. Not much to say here, this is a panty dropper beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bookman10 (648) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JUL 30, 2009
Very dry raspberry flavor. Not a sweet beer, but very recognizably raspberry, though with a bitter finish to it. Not my favorite fruit beer, but worth a try.

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