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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,171 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,171
Reviews: 782
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 66
Gots: 132 | 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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I had this out of the bottle in South Carolina, after attempting (and failing) the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island. Really just an excellent brown. Smooth mouthfeel with a nutty, burnt caramel flavor. I can't comment on the appearance because I had this straight out of the bottle at night, so I've assumed for the purposes of this review that it probably looks similar to most other browns. Solid after dinner beer.

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Bell's Best Brown from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,171 ratings.