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Bells The Wild One - Raspberry

Bells The Wild One - Raspberry
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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Raspberry and Brett aromas, finishes tart, dry, and sour


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olr1984 (1232) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 25, 2015
on tap at huna day 2015 pours a hazy ruby red with a small off white head. tart raspberry and smooth malt finish

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10042) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Reddish pour, light pink head. This is tasty as hell. I am very glad I finally got to try this. Raspberry jam, yogurt sourness, some good funk, lemons, yeast. Damn good beer!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alex4r (81) - - MAR 16, 2015
On tap at Huna day. Red pour, solid raspberry nose, a little bit of funk. Jammy raspberry taste, not cloying or over the top. Nice and tart as well I had never had a bells sour ale and I must say I would buy it if they bottled it. Pretty good stuff

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2773) - Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2015
On tap at Huny Day. Clear reddish pour with a white head. Muted raspberry aromas. Tart raspberry and malt highlights. Average body and mouthfeel.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
koleminer20 (871) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2014
On tap at Roll Out the Barrel at the Eccentric Café. The pour is a beautiful deep red with a light link head hat a down to a ring leaving some sporadic lace. The aroma is very tart raspberry backed up by a great combination of sweet fruits and delightful sour from the yeast. The flavor is also very good. Heavily fruited with a strong sour background. Not a lot happening, but very good. The mouth feel is a touch light, but a great carbonation helps this cling to the mouth and enhance the sourness happening. The aftertaste is sweetly fruity, but still packs a sour punch. Very well done!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (301) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Aroma is sour, raspberry, some yeast. Appearance is a beautiful red, light red head. Taste is sour raspberry, like a raspberry warhead candy, some breadiness, yeast. Mouthfeel is perfect, a carbonation presence that isn’t overwhelming, and a sourness that took me aback. Overall, for a style I typically am against, this blows me away.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (7958) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2014
~5oz pour on tap at Maduro during GTMW. Mostly clear raspberry red color. Thin ring of off-white head, slightly pinkish. Leaves decent loose ridges of lace. Awesome bigger tart raspberry taste, nice big raspberry aroma, lightly spicy in a raspberry way, slightly woody. Medium plus body. Kind of slick. Good long tart cherry aftertaste to savor. Awesome stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (1954) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Sample pour at the Great Taste of the Midwest. Clear red pour with a nice head. Huge raspberry nose. Nice tartness, some earthiness as well. Raspberry in spades.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
agl108 (880) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2014
On draft at Stone House Inn. Poured a deep ruby with just a skim of head. Not very lively. Flavor is of funky, sour raspberry that finished a bit tart. Interesting and refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
574deadzone (1155) - North Central, Indiana, USA - OCT 8, 2013
At the Barrel thing. Pours a deep violet with a pink head and a fair lacing. Nose involves some prominent wild berries and horseblanket, underlying root beer, sourdough, oak, zesty spice, and light pine. Somewhat sweet, waaay tart, lightly bitter. Medium bodied, fairly active, with a big jowl pucker factor and a long, tangy dusty tart hay finish. Really intense brew, definitely worth trying, and absolutely worth trying again. Nice brew.


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