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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

2,261 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,261
Reviews: 853
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 79
Gots: 106 | 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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Ratings: 2,261 | Reviews: 853 | Display Reviews Only:
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markmcconv

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-13-2013 19:02:17 | More by markmcconv
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jopezu

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-12-2013 01:13:25 | More by jopezu
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matjack85

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

02-11-2013 22:01:42 | More by matjack85
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mcewesr

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-11-2013 21:20:18 | More by mcewesr
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-11-2013 04:42:35 | More by randylangford
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Tjvan2

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +11%

02-11-2013 04:10:53 | More by Tjvan2
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DragonzBreath

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-10-2013 21:36:48 | More by DragonzBreath
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Gardmark59

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-09-2013 15:33:48 | More by Gardmark59
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-09-2013 07:07:30 | More by ryanpj
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11%

02-09-2013 02:45:01 | More by HoistinBrews
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elchingen

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-08-2013 03:33:24 | More by elchingen
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avalonct

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-08-2013 01:36:15 | More by avalonct
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vipguy814

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

02-07-2013 17:24:25 | More by vipguy814
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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
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,261 ratings.