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Bell's Amber Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Amber AleBell's Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,337 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,337
Reviews: 856
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 87
Gots: 132 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-12-2001)
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r3o

Florida

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-15-2011 00:18:21 | More by r3o
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SATBMan

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-01-2011 23:56:36 | More by SATBMan
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Antonius08

Florida

5/5  rDev +30.5%

10-12-2012 22:21:19 | More by Antonius08
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Huntbuc

Alabama

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-11-2011 06:42:58 | More by Huntbuc
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beerslushy

Ohio

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-03-2011 15:47:55 | More by beerslushy
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.5%

11-21-2011 23:49:01 | More by KC9LDB
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captainbearcat

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.5%

11-20-2011 02:41:10 | More by captainbearcat
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bkisliuk

Maryland

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-04-2011 19:59:40 | More by bkisliuk
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award0705

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.5%

11-17-2011 00:37:48 | More by award0705
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4.94/5  rDev +29%

appearance is good, color is off for an amber, more of a hazy golden yellowish color instead of an amber reddish brown. unfiltered. Smell is balanced, more on the malty side with minimal hops aroma and some carmelyness.

taste...is amazing! wow! this is the first beer thats really surprised (in a good way) me in a while! initially its pretty sweet and malty, almost to the point that you'd think it was going overtake the beer, but then after a second or two the sweetness completly dissapaits and you get some caramely malts and a very easy to drink smooth well rounded balaced beer. there is also this carbonated tingling... that is unexplainable but great, never expierienced that before but loved it! Move over alaskan and full sail this is my new favorite amber! Sessionable!

09-06-2012 05:00:31 | More by Beerlover
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Kenadien

Illinois

4.85/5  rDev +26.6%

A nice perfect example of what a good quality ale should taste like.

03-12-2001 19:54:15 | More by Kenadien
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vivalanation734

Florida

4.83/5  rDev +26.1%

A. This is one beautiful beer. Pours a hazy dark copper/amber with a fluffy off white head.

S. Sweet caramel malts and a light fruitiness (orange peel and some dark fruit)

T. A superb amber ale. Nice sweet malty backbone with a light bitter finish. Hints of caramel, orange peel, brown sugar, and a nice yeastiness.

M. nice medium body with a good MF.

D. Easily a sessionanble amber ale with some great flavor. Definitely gonna pick up a 6er real quick.

04-28-2010 02:29:56 | More by vivalanation734
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confabulatedgod

Indiana

4.83/5  rDev +26.1%

Just a random pick up in a choose your own 6-pack. I've had a few other Amber ales that weren't bad, but nothing I'd join a site just to review and remember. My expectations weren't too high, which made it all the better. It looks good, and smells great, but that's just the start. Slightly hoppy, slightly bitter, slightly smokey, great feel. Overall it has all the elements of a great beer, and they're in harmony unlike other beers that overkill one element. I think it's my new favorite all-season beer.

11-11-2013 18:04:43 | More by confabulatedgod
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WeezyBoPeep

Florida

4.8/5  rDev +25.3%

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

A: Dark orange with two fingers of tan head with an assortment of different sized bubbles. Unfiltered floaties throughout. Top half of beer super cloudy from swirled sediment poured in.

S: Honey, apples, light citrus, floral hops and notes of vanilla. Smells fantastic.

T: Taste is even better than the smell. A creamy mouthfeel is supported well by a refreshing caramel and vanilla body with a great hop presence but not at all "piney." Very slight malty bitters in the aftertaste but overall a clean finish.

D: My advice is get at least a sixer. Never overwhelms.

Value: Amazing. I paid just over ten bucks for a six pack. This is one of the best ales I have ever tasted and for what I paid it was a total steal.

Highly recommended for those times when you wanna drink some awesome beer that you don't need to put too much thought into.

01-13-2010 05:51:09 | More by WeezyBoPeep
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lionhrt9

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +24%

06-28-2014 00:07:42 | More by lionhrt9
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ordybill

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +24%

08-06-2014 00:06:50 | More by ordybill
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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +24%

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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +24%

02-04-2013 12:21:55 | More by Beergelden
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +24%

10-02-2013 04:39:43 | More by dbaraniak
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SampsonOfRaleigh

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +24%

07-17-2014 23:21:43 | More by SampsonOfRaleigh
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Rwainman

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +24%

03-30-2013 23:05:13 | More by Rwainman
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JaredMarvel

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +24%

08-05-2014 23:40:52 | More by JaredMarvel
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Bamarooster

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +24%

04-23-2013 22:43:34 | More by Bamarooster
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Nofear048

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +24%

09-16-2012 05:49:55 | More by Nofear048
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,337 ratings.