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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.

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Poured bottle dated 8/20/14 into a New Belgium globe

A-Pours clear brown with a light beige head. Some spotty lacing.

S-Aroma is toasted and bready malt, light toffee, and dates.

T-Nice flavors or caramel malt, biscuit, hint of plum and cocoa.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium body and low carbonation.

O-Overall a very nice brown ale. Awesome for a cool fall day.

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