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Bells Whistles Ale

Bells Whistles Ale
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Formerly brewed at Bells Brewery
Style: Irish Ale
Galesburg, Michigan USA
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
A red English style Ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2004
Whistler’s ale is a fantastic unfiltered Irish Ale - cloudy red, makes you think a bit of iron oxide in water, but not orangey. Grain husk aroma, slightly acrid and smoky. Very fresh and clean, very biscuity/toasty, but grainier - very little hop presence or sweetness. Not as sharp at Great Lakes Conway. Delicious and a reall session ale - had on tap with Heather and lids and the new in-laws.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silphium (3190) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2004
On tap at the Eccentric Cafe. Bells continues to impress- their foray into Irish Ales has produced my favorite example to date. This beer poured a hazy orange-brown color, topped by a thin cream-colored head. Strong toast/cheerios and chocolate aroma. Dry and cerealy. Flavor is likewise extremely toasty and grainy with chocolate notes in addition to just a touch of caramel and fruit. Medium-bodied with nice complexity, this beer is packed with flavor for 4.5% ABV. Another welcome addition to the Bells lineup- this should be bottled.

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