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Bellís Wheat Two Ale

Formerly brewed at Bellís Brewery
Style: Wheat Ale
Galesburg, Michigan USA
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
This beer is the first in Bell’s Wheat Project. Project comprises five new ales, four in series and one specialty strong product. The first four, Wheat 2, Wheat 4, Wheat 6 and Wheat eight are all made using 55% Wheat (either wholly or mostly malted) and 45% Barley malt. The barley malt makeup is exactly the same in each of the four and consists of three different malts. The total amount of grain in each of the four is also exactly the same, so each of them should have a virtually identical original gravity. The type and amount of hops in each of the four is exactly the same. And the processing through the brewhouse and fermentation is also exactly the same. The changing factors between the ales are the composition of the 55% of wheat used and the type and number of yeast strains used. In Wheat 2 the 55% of wheat is made up of two different kinds of wheat malt, and this ale is made with two different yeasts. Wheat Two Wheats: White, Dark Yeast: Bell’s house ale strain, WLP410 Belgian Wit II

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34715) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2006
An unclear orange beer with a light orange head. The aroma is quite light, what is there is sweet with notes of both wheat and caramel. The flavor is sweet wheat, but also with light notes of grapefruit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (26221) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2006
Bottle. Hazy golden coloured with a white head. Aroma of malts, pine needles and spices. Flavour of bananas and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13625) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2005
Bottle. Poured a hazy copper color with a medium white head that diminished slowly producing good lacing. Medium spicy wheat aroma. Medium texture. Good complex spice and wheat flavor with a good finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 6, 2006
(12oz bottle) Small off-white head atop a cloudy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, bubblegum, some coriander, light blackberry. Taste is medium sweet, coriander, bubblegum, some banana, lemon. Light-medium body with some acidity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12767) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 17, 2006
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy orange body with a small white head. Aroma of orange peel, banana, and clove. Flavor of wheat, orange, and spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11681) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2005
12oz bottle acquired in trade with Jcapriotti (thanks!). Poured a deep and hazy golden color with a larger sized off white head. Upon initial pour, it immediately reminded me of a bowl of Wheaties. Aromas of wheat and yeast with some banana and citrus in the background. Tastes of wheat, bananas, lemons and light cloves. Iíd like to get my hands on the other wheat beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11654) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 5, 2006
Thanks to Darkover for hooking me up. Golden-orange color with a compact off-white head. Thin, spotty lacing. The aroma is mildly fruity and malty. Light-bodied and fairly lively, with light yeast, wheat and malt flavors. The finish is smooth and has a hint of citrus with a sweet aftertaste. Pretty enjoyable overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (11251) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 14, 2006
Creamy wheat aroma, appearance, and taste. Smooth drink.Nice bubbly head with lace. Some banana, citrus, understated spices, suitable carbonation,pleasant bitterness, lots of malt offset, milkshake finish.Good medium body. A nice one. Thanks Dr. Jay.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 12/03/2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Strong Ale fest, 2005

opaque yellow, whispy white head, creamy body, light banana aroma, yeasty banana flavor,

Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (10762) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 17, 2005
Bottle. Sweet peach-apple and wheat aroma. Orange yellow color with small head. Slight sweet peach and apple flavor with a mild hops finish. Good body. Less sweet and more hoppy than Oberon. Very nice for an American Wheat.

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