Archives: Brewer: Bell’s

Bell’s The Oracle

October 22, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 3 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Bell's, Brewer: Founders, Country: America, Grade: A-/B+, Style: IPA, Style: Pale Ale

?% ABV bottled The 3XL Underwear Date I never am late but I was running late for this latest first date, if I can evoke the white rabbit a bit.  This was back in the early-2000s when preparation for a big weekend date involved polishing off a six-pack of Yuengling while watching the tail end […]

Bell’s HopSlam Ale

February 2, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 13 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Bell's, Country: America, Grade: A regular, Style: IPA

10% ABV “He was a man who used vices to drain poisons out of his body rather than to saturate it.”  Mario Puzo, The Last Don Yesterday I woke up alone at 4:00 in the afternoon.  I still had all my possessions on me.  I hadn’t lost my cell phone, my wallet, even my dignity.  […]

Bell’s Hell Hath No Fury Ale

November 21, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | 5 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Bell's, Country: America, Grade: A-/B+, Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

7.7% ABV bottled “Get up, Aaron! Get up!” I was being shaken awake courtesy of a whispered yell from a female voice I did not recognize. I could barely open my eyes, a wicked hangover permeating my skull. I squinted trying to read the alarm clock. 6:00 AM. I rose my head from the pillow. […]

Bell’s Oberon Ale

June 30, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | 1 Comment | Filed in Brewer: Bell's, Country: America, Grade: C plus, Style: Wheat (Hefeweizen)

5.8% ABV on draught Before going to the Nats game, my friends and I hit some Capital Hill bars, wanting to throw back a few quality pops before going to the stadium. The first watering hole didn’t have that great of selection but they did have a free taco bar because I guess they like […]

Bell’s Two Hearted Ale

June 7, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Bell's, Country: America, Grade: A-/B+, Style: IPA

7% ABV It’s funny, everyone always knew that I knew beer. I’m not kissing my ass or anything, I’ve just always been “the guy” amongst my group of friends that knew beer. And, you know what? No one fucking cared. Yeah, sure, every so often people would make a crack about the oddball beer I […]