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Bell's Amber Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,269 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,269
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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dirtydisk

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-30-2014 00:48:54 | More by dirtydisk
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Supergenious

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-29-2014 19:09:30 | More by Supergenious
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Mpenders

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-29-2014 17:54:03 | More by Mpenders
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kevinbest19

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-28-2014 17:51:34 | More by kevinbest19
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condorsim

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-28-2014 17:31:12 | More by condorsim
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cljohnson1001

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.7%

06-28-2014 15:05:37 | More by cljohnson1001
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harripat

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-28-2014 05:12:42 | More by harripat
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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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BrunEngr

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-28-2014 00:34:17 | More by BrunEngr
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lionhrt9

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +24%

06-28-2014 00:07:42 | More by lionhrt9
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Axeforhire

Indiana

4.46/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

This was one of the coolest beers to look at. After I poured it I could immediately see it bubbling but it looked more intense than I had ever seen. On closer inspection, sediment was actually in the beer. I had never seen it quite like this before! But I assure you, the beer wasn't spoiled in any way: it was one of the best tasting brews of this type that I have ever had the pleasure of drinking!

The smell was great. Slightly sweet, very floral. Fantastic aroma!

The taste was superb. If everything else was good, this was great. The balance of flavors was almost perfect! A refreshing, lightly sweet taste was followed by the slightest hint of malt and hops. I love a good hoppy beer, but when I don't want overwhelming hops I go for things like amber ales. This was almost exactly what I look for in an amber ale! Thank you, Bell's!

Mouthfeel was good, about what you would expect from a beer like this. Slightly thick but still very light. Doesn't stick in your mouth forever.

Overall, this is a masterfully crafted brew. This is the first I've had from Bell's, and I'll be going back for more!

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 03:03:11 | More by Axeforhire
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-26-2014 05:11:50 | More by Jasoncolliver
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vwbus7

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-26-2014 04:15:49 | More by vwbus7
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AdamBurgess41

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-26-2014 02:03:37 | More by AdamBurgess41
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midlifec

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-25-2014 22:18:41 | More by midlifec
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Knowlesbryan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-25-2014 20:40:34 | More by Knowlesbryan
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BogAl

Indiana

3/5  rDev -21.7%

06-25-2014 02:45:36 | More by BogAl
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roysand

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-24-2014 22:39:37 | More by roysand
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maedwa3

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-24-2014 02:40:20 | More by maedwa3
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lebriarjr

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-23-2014 20:36:03 | More by lebriarjr
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MoyaHoya

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-23-2014 18:48:11 | More by MoyaHoya
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REY_CORTEZ

New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-23-2014 18:15:29 | More by REY_CORTEZ
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Andrew182


5/5  rDev +30.5%

06-23-2014 12:59:26 | More by Andrew182
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mrcraft

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-23-2014 03:23:52 | More by mrcraft
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BalancingBrooms

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-22-2014 22:34:35 | More by BalancingBrooms
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,269 ratings.