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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,356 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,356
Reviews: 801
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 71
Gots: 174 | 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: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle in a tulip glass

A- dark reddish brown, nice off-white head

S- Slight sweet malts, light coffee

T- Similar to nose, weak coffee with touch of malt sweetness and light bitterness on the finish

M- light mouthfeel, very easy drinking

O- A good brown ale that fits right in with fall, easy drinking with crisp light roast flavors

PaulyB83, Sep 15, 2013
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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Pours a nice even brown, with a 1 1/2 finger khaki head that sits awhile. Lacing is everywhere as you drink. Lots of roasted caramel up front in the aroma. Some toffee and hints of chocolate are also present. Very sweet nose to this. The taste is also very roasted in nature. The caramel and toffee stick out the most. The feel is light and easy to drink. Maybe a tad to thin but still not bad. This is a great brown ale, one that may be the perfect for the fall.

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Bell's Best Brown from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,356 ratings.