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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Per bellsbeer.com/blog , "This One Goes to 11 Ale opens with bright, juicy aromas such as tropical fruits & ripe cherries, largely derived from massive kettle & dry-hop additions of Southern Hemisphere hop varieties such as Galaxy, Motueka, and Summer. The citrus & resinous pine notes of the Pacific Northwest hop family are also well represented, making their presence known through Simcoe, Citra, and the newly released Mosaic varietal, just to name a few. A wide range of specialty malts anchor the hops to this IMPERIAL RED ALE, contrasting the assertive bitterness & juicy aromatics with a robust, toasty depth of flavor. Fermented with Bellís signature house ale yeast, This One Goes to 11 Ale finishes with a lingering warmth."


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mnmike (1067) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Bottle pour. Just like Spinal Tap would like it - this one does indeed bring the hops with the booze.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crajun (1066) - , Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2012
12oz bottle to glass; recíd in trade from umich03jm. Good beer; just not my style. big pine and grapefruit in aroma. very nice caramel/amber pour. Taste is pine/grapefruit with hops at end and lingering - balanced but too much hops for me (and I hate grapefruit); Thanks for the trade, Jason!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfish120love (1031) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Pours a dark murky orange. Notes of caramel and grapefruit. A little past itís prime. Citrus and notes of alcohol. Could easily be mistaken for a barely wine.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mixmasterob (954) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Sold on a single bottle allocation at Greenís. Poured a clear amber with a nice white head. Fresh resiny hop aroma, lots of caramel, toasted malt, light citrus and some heat. Flavors were slightly bitter with notes of toasted caramel, resiny hops, citrus and cake. Mouthfeel was medium to full. Actually well balanced for being so big, warming, bitter finish. Long lasting. Not too shabby, like a big hoppy barley wine. I dug it.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (941) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Strong scent of grapefruit, strong taste which is slightly disappointing from the good smell, too bitter :-(

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GandGKevin (932) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Great hop aromas. Citrusy hop flavors. One of the best batch beers. Overall fantastic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Thanks for sharing, bro! Pours a dirty red color with a thin off-white head. Aroma is medicinal, caramel malts, resinous hops. Taste is like a barley wine.....medicinal, chewy caramel and toffee malts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (903) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 13, 2012
12 oz bottle pours a dark amber color with a nice white head. Aromas of pine, resin, sweet roasted malt. Full bodied, complex, very good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfontain (837) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 28, 2012
12 oz bottle, Whole Foods Columbus. Dark red pour; head dissipates into nothing and canít be resurrected. This one needs to breathe for a while before its glory is revealed. Aroma very sweet and vinous, malty, bready, dark fruit, ethanol, citrus, butter. Flavor is deep and malty but not terribly defined; alcohol presence is clear from opening to finish. Mouthfeel medium thickness but somehow full; slightly oily; light stickiness. Nice beer; the alcohol content isnít on the bottle but I suppose I should have ascertained that it was 11%; from the flavor, this isnít terribly surprising.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (814) - Collinsville, USA - DEC 10, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours dark amber with a off white head. Taste pine, fruity, citrus. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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