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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

2,315 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,315
Reviews: 855
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 84
Gots: 123 | 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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Boosehound0330

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-23-2014 11:58:26 | More by Boosehound0330
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-16-2012 23:48:23 | More by Archemedies
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-22-2011 21:47:51 | More by brez8791
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Christina91


4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-18-2014 14:14:10 | More by Christina91
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Gtg642

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-15-2011 13:46:16 | More by Gtg642
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heizerbjj

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-29-2012 18:04:08 | More by heizerbjj
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Pintofbrown

Iowa

4/5  rDev +4.4%

Appearance- Cloudy, orange body with dark amber highlights. The one finger, white head is now a film.

Smell- There is a decent amount of sweet malts and a good combination of floral hops.

Taste- There is a strong back bone of honey, caramel malts. Wheat starts to come through in the finish that also meshes with the floral hops from the nose.

Mouth feel- It is medium bodied and smooth. There is a little bit of bubbliness from the carbonation.

Overall- It is a very good ale that is refreshing and has an original flavor I have not yet experienced in an ale.

10-14-2011 23:33:13 | More by Pintofbrown
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MacStinson

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-17-2011 02:13:16 | More by MacStinson
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Crstumpf

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-11-2012 06:52:01 | More by Crstumpf
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blackhawks87

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-25-2011 06:55:33 | More by blackhawks87
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hokieguy95

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-19-2014 13:29:15 | More by hokieguy95
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thain709

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

A - A hazy amber body...a solid one inch off white head...great lacing

S - Not too impressive here...just some sweet citrus smells

T - I was surprised here...right off the bat I tasted the citrus hops...they were present throughout my entire palate...now towards the end of my glass the malts started shining through...the taste then produced a caramel covered hop...delicious

M - Medium bodied...creamy and smooth

D - Another solid brew from Bell's...I really liked how well rounded this beer was...I could drink this beer all day

04-07-2009 23:29:44 | More by thain709
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Brinks

Alabama

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-07-2014 17:57:36 | More by Brinks
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MattGrimley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-27-2014 02:59:53 | More by MattGrimley
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Jayli

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.4%

had 8/11/09
This beer pours a hazy deep toffee color with a thick white head that recedes rapidly leaving minimal spotty lacing on the glass. Nose is primarily of caramel and toffee malts, with a touch of citrus hops. Taste falls in line with the nose, many layers of malts to it - caramel, toffee, with some roasted malts mixed in here, finish has a bit of a fruity sweetness and bite to it. Medium body, low carbonation, smooth and creamy with a bit of a chewiness to it. Easily a sessionable beer.

08-17-2009 20:15:33 | More by Jayli
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hopandbarley28

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-24-2013 22:41:55 | More by hopandbarley28
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areich6

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-11-2011 03:32:25 | More by areich6
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-22-2011 16:08:54 | More by thewimperoo
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-17-2011 07:15:00 | More by ej285701
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mtrctyjoe

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-02-2014 16:12:30 | More by mtrctyjoe
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-17-2012 14:15:32 | More by grahamboudreaux
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WhoDatMatt

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-15-2014 22:39:46 | More by WhoDatMatt
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Nitty703

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-06-2013 17:17:43 | More by Nitty703
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Oosull23


4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-09-2014 06:01:47 | More by Oosull23
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awesomedude

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-01-2011 16:31:23 | More by awesomedude
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,315 ratings.