Bellís Quinannan Falls Special Lager

Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Born in a dream, Quinannan Falls Special Lager Beer refers to a mythical place in the boreal north. While the waterfall may exist solely in Larry Bellís imagination, the beer he remembered drinking there is now quite real. Quinannan Falls possesses the crisp, dry bitterness youíd expect from a German pilsner, but the use of highly aromatic hops from the Pacific Northwest in both the kettle & dry-hop evokes the fragrant pine forests that inspired this beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopper8 (126) - Holland, Michigan, USA - APR 14, 2017
I would much rather drink this than session IPAís. It has the piney-ness of an IPA, but the Lager base smooths things out and makes it very sessionable. Much more so than a session IPA usually is, but it has a lot of the characteristics of an IPA that would be enjoyable. Really like this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leafs93 (2249) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2017
Pours gold with a small white head. Aroma is earthy, grass, pine and floral. Taste is sweet with a light crisp tartness. Light bodied, smooth and a little sticky. Interesting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
phoner2 (23) - Racine, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 28, 2017
Grabbed this beer simply because it was in cans and I like bells. It pours a tea yellow, tastes of spicy dish water filtered through pine needles and lagered in a shoe. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4759) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2017
12 oz 2016 can. Pours with a slightly hazy, pale golden body topped by a generous, frothy white head tha has excellent retention. Plenty of sticky lacing. Aroma: robust and complex for style, with lemony, grassy and herbal aspects. Flavor: hop profile largely follows the aroma but this is also nicely bready. Well-balanced. Bold for style, yet not aggressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_rookie (532) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 10, 2017
Pours a mostly clear very pale, almost white color. Cloudy with fine particulate in there. Very thick, fluffy, firm head. About three fingers. Good longevity. Great retention, excellent lacing. Wow!

Aroma is pilsner-esque. More piney. Very fragrant.

Taste is very tasty. Hoppy, a little bitter, especially for a lager. A little alcohol as it warms. Some lemon and lemon zest.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied. A little dry, a little oily. Slight alcohol on the finish.

Overall this is very good. Iím surprised by it. I like it, a lot. Hoppy, fresh, tasty. Iíd recommend it, and I would buy it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rayg1 (593) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2016
Pours a slightly hazy light yellow with a finger thick white head that quickly disappeared to a ring of bubbles. Aromas are clear and sharp of pine, lemon, and fresh cut grass. Light mouthfeel, very refreshing. Snappy up front bitterness without being overpowering. More lemon and tangy citrus notes with evergreen resin. Good. Very good. Very drinkable and the rather large ABV is very well balanced. I find that most beers north of 6% ABV can be a booze bomb or devine, with little in between. This is the latter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (3163) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - DEC 23, 2016
Can from West Side. Pours a deep gold with a finger of foam. Grainy nose with a touch of honey. Saison-like grainy texture on the palate, wheat, malt and honey flavors. Well-balanced. Honey and light hops on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (3585) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2016
On tap at P& Charleston. Clear pale yellow with small white head. Aroma is light malt, light body, medium carbonation, and a little small-bubble lacing. Taste is fresh light hefbal hops and some light malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Goodgrief (2017) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - DEC 4, 2016
Light golden pour with big frothy head. Grainy aroma with citrus. Flavor was similar, grains, some grassy hops with a distinct citrus sweetness, maybe a little too much. Still, enjoyable and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (6049) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 4, 2016
Golden coloured body with a thin pure white head, only a centimetre tall. Aroma of metal, light grain, alcohol and some fresh citrus. Light to Medium-bodied; Strong grassy and herbal flavours up front with a very dry finish along with some lightly pungent citrus sweetness that finishes very easy. Aftertaste is slightly dry with fresh cut grass, a touch herbal and some light metallic and minerealy flavours that end nicely. Overall, a very nice mild lager with some smooth flavours with a touch of a funky and bitter finish. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from New Beer Distributors in New York, New York yesterday on 03-December-2016 for US$2,25 sampled on the train from New York to Washington the day after on 04-December-2016.

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