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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

2,642 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,642
Reviews: 895
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 109
Gots: 280 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-12-2001

Amber Ale deftly balances a mixture of toasted grain & light caramel notes with a range of floral, citrus and herbal hop notes, capped by a clean bitterness. This balance of flavors makes Amber Ale quite versatile as a food pairing option, not to mention being rather tasty in its own right. Whether serving as a jumping point to other styles or as a familiar standby, Amber Ale is central to the Bell’s portfolio.
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Ratings: 2,642 | Reviews: 895
Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chopp02
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not a bad beer to have, but I did not enjoy the carbonation of this beer; it was rather overpowering.

Photo of dacoit
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A nice amber ale, not incredible. Powerful malt (but not in a funky way), perceptible but relatively mellow hop profile, subtle citrusy twang, rich mouthfeel, medium dry finish.

Have not seen the bottle pictured (with stork type bird), but instead image is various natural scenes (dunes, evergreen trees, freshwater). Overall an enjoyable beer.

Photo of ampersandrew
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of devin305
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darwin232
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CreedeSon
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rod_J
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Axnjxn
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drewone
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikerea1671
4.44/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Good Amber, sweet taste with slightly bitter aftertaste. Overall a pretty good beer.

Photo of Jammin_comedy
3.28/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I really like Bell's Brown. But, the Amber is a bit too bitter for my taste.

Photo of justincourts
4.36/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of johncopter
4.63/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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Photo of powellbrooke
4.57/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kmlund
3.4/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thetimhortonsman
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BowWowWowYippyYoIPA
3.1/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of CraigS119
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Brian1335
2.1/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Too much like an IPA for my taste.

Photo of Tpitty23
3.32/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdTheEdge
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kiki3drt292
4.42/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of crob3888
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,642 ratings.