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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,499 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,499
Reviews: 871
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 100
Gots: 184 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Jdra, Sep 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

alfie, Sep 06, 2013
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3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bell's is a brewery I used to drink beer from in high school. I loved Oberon back then and I'm excited to try the Amber Ale! Bottled 5/24/2013

A – 3.5 – Nothing that impressive, nice brown/amber color to it, hazy. Basically no head, looks heavily carbonated. Yeast in suspension.

S – 3.75 - malty, breadiness, caramel, floral hops

T – 3.75 – Real mellow, earthy, bready, malty, caramely, easy hop bitterness to it, with not too many specific hop flavors coming out.

M – 3.75 – Heavy carbonation, medium body, alcohol completely hidden.

O – 3.75 – It's alright, I'm kind of disappointed though because I got such great feedback on it from my friends back home in Michigan. It's an Amber Ale, for sure.

ISmith87, Sep 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

KevinmusPrime, Sep 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

rx-beer, Sep 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

laxer8811, Sep 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

CDubbs75, Sep 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

tommy5, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

polopaul20, Aug 27, 2013
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3.46/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This really could be a fall selection.
A: Light copper to a burnt orange tint. Not much head but does have some lacing.
S: Tight nose . Caramel malt and brown sugar aromas
T: Moderate carbonation with toasted malt flavor. Do like the sweet to bitter thing.
M: Medium mouthfeel with a nice finish. Not hoppy at all.
O: It's a good example of a well made amber. Easy to drink and might be a fall alternative to all those octoberfests .

carolinahophead, Aug 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

iwillhaveanother, Aug 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

kushlash23, Aug 22, 2013
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,499 ratings.