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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,154 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,154
Reviews: 782
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 66
Gots: 127 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

The beer appears to be medium brown in color, cloudy, with a white creamy head. The beer has appears to have mild lacing in a glass.

It smells of caramels and tastes as such. After the initial carmel taste I tasted the brown which remained after it was swallowed. It is not a "powerful" tasting beer but they is some minor bite to it.

As for the drinking ability of this beer it is excellent. The beer is smooth, and there is not a lingering taste in between sips. I greatly enjoyed this beer and would recommend others to as well.

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Bell's Best Brown from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,154 ratings.