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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,545 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,545
Reviews: 873
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 104
Gots: 193 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

poured 12oz bottle into Duvel tulip

A - Dark copper with a 1.5 finger white head. Dissipates to a thin collar and leaves minimal lacing.

S - Bread, caramel, Amber malts, floral and earthy hops with a hint of herbs.

T - Bready, cracker, malty, with some sweet caramel. Floral and earthy hops followed by hints of herb.

M - Medium body with good carbonation, well balanced.

O - Solid Amber that is well made and well balanced.

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3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance is a nice amber color with lost of visible carbonation and foamy offwhite head.

Smell is dominated by caramel malts with a hint of hoppy bitterness.

Taste follows the nose. Really nice caramel sweetness with a bitter finish

Mouthfeel is a highlight for me - some ambers can be a bit too sweet but the carbonation and bitter finish makes this beer very refreshing to drink.

Overall an excellent example of the style.

Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,545 ratings.