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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

2,267 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,267
Reviews: 853
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 79
Gots: 108 | 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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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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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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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
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-21-2013 00:00:17 | More by freshtojeff
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njnj2000

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-27-2013 12:04:07 | More by njnj2000
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ThreeTens

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-15-2014 15:33:14 | More by ThreeTens
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nbeardsley

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-28-2014 04:40:03 | More by nbeardsley
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arc3636

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

11-12-2012 00:17:08 | More by arc3636
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-23-2014 22:58:02 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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DCon

Missouri

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

Bought a 12 FL OZ bottle of this from Lukas Liquor in Ellisville, MO for $1.49 and added to my Mix-A-Six Pack. Poured from the boring, red bottle into a Pint Glass.

Aroma- Starts off with the average amber aroma and then corn syrup aroma.

Appearance- Poured a 5 finger head with a clear, amber body. The head dies down quickly and leaves almost no lace on the sides of the glass.

Flavor- CS

Mouthfeel- Light-Medium Bodied, Medium Carbonation, and watery at the finish.

Overall Impression- Not the best from Bell's. I'm hopping there was going to be more mouthfeel and flavor but too sweet for a amber ale. Won't go back to this beer but wouldn't sway someones opinion to a negative one about this beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2011 05:17:12 | More by DCon
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-28-2012 06:44:41 | More by Crimsontider22
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JakeEsterly

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-24-2013 20:59:17 | More by JakeEsterly
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Tee2Grn

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

11-25-2012 01:49:02 | More by Tee2Grn
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-02-2012 01:07:56 | More by fatboy91
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TheConnMan

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-06-2014 03:30:58 | More by TheConnMan
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nabit

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-11-2013 16:11:01 | More by nabit
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-05-2012 01:51:16 | More by Schmuckles
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,267 ratings.