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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

2,223 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,223
Reviews: 852
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 76
Gots: 101 | 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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jal0607

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-06-2013 19:45:27 | More by jal0607
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kp29

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-06-2013 01:19:03 | More by kp29
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mrjonesezn


3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-05-2013 00:04:55 | More by mrjonesezn
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MCain04

Illinois

3.35/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a 20 oz Spiegelau glass.

Appearance: Murky orange, amber color. Opaque. Off-white head of 1-2 fingers with decent retention and lacing.

Smell: Not great. Musty is upfront. Beyond that, I get a lot of nutty characters, a hint of floral hops, roasty malt backbone.

Taste: Easy-drinking. Definitely a balanced brew with a mild amount of spice, hops, and malt. For a beer-drinker who appreciates balance and subtlety, this beer is good.

Mouthfeel: Moderate carbonation. Light on the mouthfeel. Average finish.

Overall: An above-average amber ale. Nothing I'd go out of my way for, but it's definitely drinkable and tastier than a lot of the other mass-produced amber ales out there.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2013 19:16:22 | More by MCain04
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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +24%

02-04-2013 12:21:55 | More by Beergelden
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falconxman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-04-2013 04:27:33 | More by falconxman
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harrymel

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

02-03-2013 21:32:58 | More by harrymel
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lucasj82

Indiana

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-03-2013 19:10:58 | More by lucasj82
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jk3

New York

3/5  rDev -21.7%

02-02-2013 20:35:38 | More by jk3
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Metz

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

02-02-2013 20:19:19 | More by Metz
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jmccullough108

Missouri

3.76/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle dated 09/24/2012 into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a rich copper color, two finger head, lacing sticks around.

Smell: Malt, hints of caramel, chocolate, hints of citrus

Taste: very sweet, almost taste a bit of vanilla, caramel, a bit earthy

Overall: Solid amber ale! Absolutely would buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2013 00:30:35 | More by jmccullough108
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HoppyHoward

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-31-2013 04:47:10 | More by HoppyHoward
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Kuba

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +11%

01-30-2013 23:58:08 | More by Kuba
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Blanco

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.7%

01-30-2013 02:10:13 | More by Blanco
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richeddi

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.7%

01-29-2013 17:58:21 | More by richeddi
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

01-29-2013 17:40:20 | More by Gotti311
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Justind04

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-26-2013 20:22:52 | More by Justind04
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plato

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.7%

01-26-2013 03:17:33 | More by plato
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tmcarter23

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

01-25-2013 17:24:10 | More by tmcarter23
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beernads

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

01-25-2013 10:55:38 | More by beernads
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hopandbarley28

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-24-2013 22:41:55 | More by hopandbarley28
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

01-24-2013 21:54:51 | More by dmorgan310
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bohemyth

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

01-24-2013 20:29:40 | More by bohemyth
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feelin_iffy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-23-2013 18:24:19 | More by feelin_iffy
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RyanC

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-22-2013 23:35:47 | More by RyanC
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,223 ratings.