Bell's Amber Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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Reviews by AwYeh:
3.64/5 rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Bottled November 20, 2013.
A: Hazy copper-amber body with a finger of foamy white head. Spotty lacing.
S: Toasty malts and some earthy hops. Light but pleasant.
T: Mild and sweet caramel/bread malt flavor with earthy, floral, and citrus hops.
M: Medium-bodied, moderate carbonation, very smooth and creamy, goes down easily.
O: Incredibly easy to drink. I hadn't had this in a while, but it reminds me of how a lot of people (myself included) treat Bell's Oberon in the summer- very sessionable (not in terms of ABV, but balance and enjoyability).
Serving type: bottle
12-30-2013 03:31:44 | More by AwYeh
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District of Columbia
3.71/5 rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Tried to rate this one to style, as it might be one of my least favorite styles. This one tasted along the lines of an ESB.
The appearance was a little on the orange side, translucent with some head along the edge. The smell was grainy with what to me is a typical British pale ale yeast. The taste follows this, grainy with a little lemon added to produce a faint copper taste that I associate with ESBs. I guess the good thing is that since it does remind me of an ESB, it does have a hop presence, which some of the style seem devoid of. The feel is a bit watery, but I think that of almost any beer in this style.
I will probably not revisit this beer unless it's the sole option, but that's due more to my preferences than the quality of the beer. If not obvious, if you're an ESB fan, I think you should give it a whirl to decide for yourself.
Serving type: on-tap
07-15-2014 21:20:02 | More by cjgiant
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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