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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

2,311 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,311
Reviews: 853
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 83
Gots: 122 | 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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jreindl

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-20-2013 13:13:26 | More by jreindl
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-19-2013 10:30:09 | More by Jason1337
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ClintonRalston

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-19-2013 00:26:12 | More by ClintonRalston
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HardyA

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-18-2013 22:59:15 | More by HardyA
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Keithandandrewdotcom

Delaware

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-18-2013 01:12:48 | More by Keithandandrewdotcom
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ac22rush

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

04-17-2013 18:33:15 | More by ac22rush
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-17-2013 16:43:27 | More by dbrelsfo
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timn

Kentucky

4.51/5  rDev +17.8%

A: Pours a dark gold / orange-brown color. Very hazy, almost unfiltered in appearance. A small amount of sudsy head.

S: Slightly sweet, with some hints of malts.

T: Surprisingly complex flavor. Really nice balance of malts and grains, with a nice honey or caramel sweetness at the end. I was pleasantly surprised with the taste.

M: Also a nice mouthfeel. Medium, but with a sort of slick, oily quality to it -- in a good way.

O: I really enjoyed this beer. For an amber ale, it has a nicely complex taste, with a great sweetness to it. I'll definitely grab this one again sometime.

04-17-2013 02:25:08 | More by timn
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Punqbert

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-17-2013 01:48:39 | More by Punqbert
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jcb7472

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

04-16-2013 20:40:01 | More by jcb7472
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DanGeo

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.7%

04-16-2013 13:41:09 | More by DanGeo
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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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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-11-2013 02:17:31 | More by Segelstrom
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-10-2013 20:42:14 | More by Arsenal0328
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FreshZ

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-09-2013 16:31:58 | More by FreshZ
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Lelampp

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-08-2013 02:26:46 | More by Lelampp
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-07-2013 23:38:14 | More by Ljoreilly
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2beerdogs

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-07-2013 06:15:34 | More by 2beerdogs
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Fisticles

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-05-2013 22:29:53 | More by Fisticles
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David1492

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-05-2013 17:55:53 | More by David1492
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campfirebrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-04-2013 17:22:43 | More by campfirebrew
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-04-2013 02:07:33 | More by drummermattie02
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yaksurf

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-03-2013 19:53:49 | More by yaksurf
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miodusb

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-02-2013 11:09:16 | More by miodusb
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Bones10

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -7.8%

Two Hearted is my favorite beer, but this is just slightly above average for a brewery I hold in very high regards. It's biggest redeeming quality is its proclivity as a session beer. It is also useful to get some new fans of craft beer as this has no offensive qualities. The unfortunate flip side is that it also has no outstanding qualities. But that goes with the style, I suppose. I have recommended this beer to people who are curious about beer to hopefully convert some macro drinkers to the better side of beer drinking.

Cheers!

04-01-2013 17:22:10 | More by Bones10
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,311 ratings.