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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

2,341 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,341
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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nate-henry

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-06-2014 07:59:05 | More by nate-henry
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swaghawk

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-20-2013 19:39:21 | More by swaghawk
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mvanwoerm

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-17-2014 01:49:50 | More by mvanwoerm
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Bromine

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-13-2013 12:41:09 | More by Bromine
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daliandragon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Pours a bright copper coor with decent off-white head and strong lacing. Nose is faint malt. Body is translucent and not easy to peer through, which is a plus.

Broad, refreshing flavor with copious but unoffending biitterness from a surprisingly robust hop presence and a medium malt profile. A little metallic and tinny tasting in the finish. Mouthfeel could stand to be a little thicker but this still is a fairly solid amber ale (though the hoppiness almost makes you think it's a pale ale) with highly drinkable qualities, although maybe moreso in summer than in winter.

01-28-2007 02:06:12 | More by daliandragon
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Harvey98

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-01-2014 00:05:33 | More by Harvey98
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avacadohotsauce

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-11-2012 21:28:37 | More by avacadohotsauce
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jtd335

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-03-2012 18:52:11 | More by jtd335
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csmalley

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-14-2013 23:50:20 | More by csmalley
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chrismel

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

11-21-2012 00:10:03 | More by chrismel
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mjenkins5

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-20-2013 02:52:27 | More by mjenkins5
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-13-2013 02:25:12 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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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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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-11-2014 01:37:00 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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aracauna

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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.

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
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,341 ratings.