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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

2,222 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,222
Reviews: 852
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 76
Gots: 101 | 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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iwillhaveanother

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-22-2013 21:48:23 | More by iwillhaveanother
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aracauna

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Like the Pale Ale, it's on the pale side for the style and has a similiar head. The body is a medium amber, but looks gold in some lights. Aroma is less hoppy than the PA and picks up some caramel notes. The flavor also has the slight caramel notes, but is still dominated by that crisp pale malt flavor (don't know what it's called). The hops are subtle to not there in the beginning but come out to give you a slow motion punch in the end. It's a very weak, friendly punch though. Seems like the hop blend is the same or similar to the one used in the Pale Ale, just in lower amounts.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2002 23:44:32 | More by aracauna
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abrodsky

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-28-2014 02:02:23 | More by abrodsky
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EricClayton

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-06-2013 04:40:25 | More by EricClayton
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319Hawksfan


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-30-2014 02:28:25 | More by 319Hawksfan
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LikeARollingStout

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-11-2013 01:31:33 | More by LikeARollingStout
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DC_Brah

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-29-2014 14:18:44 | More by DC_Brah
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ACB

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-30-2013 00:09:08 | More by ACB
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Aklein111


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-16-2012 18:06:04 | More by Aklein111
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dharmabum1102

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-18-2014 03:14:01 | More by dharmabum1102
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NappyB

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-29-2013 14:45:01 | More by NappyB
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Kevin72

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-26-2013 17:56:51 | More by Kevin72
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-28-2012 10:02:57 | More by Beeradelphia
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Tunguska


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-27-2012 21:35:51 | More by Tunguska
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-02-2014 22:16:00 | More by krome
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DukeX13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-14-2013 00:24:57 | More by DukeX13
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Antnyd82

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-24-2011 08:03:12 | More by Antnyd82
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Bobhoya

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-06-2014 18:54:39 | More by Bobhoya
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-23-2013 16:25:09 | More by jaxon53
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-14-2014 09:32:05 | More by SocalKicks
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Johnhaley1989

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-05-2012 19:26:12 | More by Johnhaley1989
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cornpone

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-23-2014 01:29:53 | More by cornpone
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Mojo

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours up a nice coppery amber color with a small white head, decent retention and decent lacing. The nose is fairly subtle. To my nose I could really only pick up what smelled a little like cinammon. Mouthfeel is medium with average carbonation. Taste is nice. Kind of grass, biscuit, and hops. The malt upfront is kind of buried in the mix though. Not too bad. About what I expect from Bells.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2012 03:18:22 | More by Mojo
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-13-2013 04:24:09 | More by DrunkinYogi
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ElCamino13


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-22-2012 04:00:18 | More by ElCamino13
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,222 ratings.