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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,506 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,506
Reviews: 871
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 104
Gots: 186 | 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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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Steimie, May 31, 2012
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abernethyj, Jul 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Drk93TT, May 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

thatoneguymike, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy medium copper with a 2 finger bubbly white head. Lots of sediment floating around. Decent lacing throughout.

Smell: Sweet caramel malt with a hint of floral and citrus hops.

Taste: Sweet citrus up front followed by caramel in the middle and toasted malt with just a hint of hops at the finish. Mildly bitter, dry and smoky aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a high amount of carbonation.

Drinkability: Very high drinkability. You could knock back several of these without any problem.

Overall: Very good beer overall and one of the best I've had in the style. I would definitely recommend it. Another solid offering from Bell's.

adam42381, Sep 16, 2010
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

akinsja, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Danny1217, Feb 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

kcvic, Feb 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

jman005, Oct 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

TasteTester, Dec 17, 2011
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ONN8, Dec 24, 2013
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murf1087, Dec 11, 2011
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nh2032, Nov 20, 2011
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chasesitten, Feb 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a nice amber-orange color with little chunkies floating around the glass. Actually had a cascading effect as it settled in the glass to develop a nice two-finger head nice ring laces going down the glass.

Smell is slightly sweet, with bready malts and fruit.

Taste is the same. Bready, yeasty, fruity hoppiness and good balance.

Mouthfeel is smooth, creamy, slight bite at the end, and good carbonation.

All around good amber ale. I would definitely revisit this one in the future.

KeefD, Apr 28, 2008
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Joel12, Sep 16, 2012
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Xandrose, Dec 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

forummember, Nov 29, 2011
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,506 ratings.