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Kalamazoo Amber Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Kalamazoo Amber Ale
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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed exclusively for J.D. Wetherspoon at Wadsworth Brewery, Devizes by John Mallett

(Beer added by: needMIbeerinMD on 07-28-2014)
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Photo of mick_cooper
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Warming, unique, spicy, glowing. Surprisingly nice (draught)

mick_cooper, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of needMIbeerinMD
4/5  rDev +7.2%

needMIbeerinMD, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of vinicole
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Brewed by Wadworth's with the help of John Mallet
'Spoons in Banbury
Rich chestnut colour.
Light froth - good retention
Little aroma
Caramel malt, very little hop.
Sweet and sticky

vinicole, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of charlatan
3.41/5  rDev -8.6%

Brewed in conjunction with Wadworth. Half pint on cask at 'spoons in Dumbarton. Amber colour with a thin head and lots of tiny bubbles. The nose is mostly alcohol, with a touch of orange and mint. There are twoclashing flavours here, a rather generic citric (ornagey) tang and a slightly mushroomy biscuitiness (better than stale biscuits but pointing that way). It's decent beer but it's unclear what they are trying to do here. I expected something hoppier. In as much as the hops do have an impact they make this taste heathery. Is the mushroom flavour actually coming from the use of some unusual floral hops? I guess if they've managed to confuse me they must be doing soemthing right.

charlatan, Aug 23, 2014
Kalamazoo Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.