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Bell's Best Brown - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,030 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,030
Reviews: 777
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 56
Gots: 104 | FT: 3
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Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
A smooth, toasty brown ale with hints of caramel and cocoa, the malt body has the depth to stand up to cool weather, but does not come across as heavy. This balancing act is aided by the generous use of American hops.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-10-2002)
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speter

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3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Clear, translucent hazelnut brown. Two-finger, persistent fluffy light tan head. Moderate lacing.

S: Toasty brown sugar and cinnamon (pop tarts, anyone?). Toffee, caramel, and almond. Very light grassiness from the hops.

T: Lightly-almond caramel malt with sweet, brown-sugar up-front, with just enough hop bitterness to cut the sweetness from mid-palate on.

M: Great carbonation, but the body itself is very light and completely belies the 5.8% ABV.

O: A very flavorful brown ale in the English tradition, with a wonderful balance between rich malt and subtle hop.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 01:31:45 | More by speter
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Bell's Best Brown from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,030 ratings.