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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

2,369 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,369
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 88
Gots: 143 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

ClintonRalston, Apr 19, 2013
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dbrelsfo, Apr 17, 2013
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4.51/5  rDev +17.8%

A: Pours a dark gold / orange-brown color. Very hazy, almost unfiltered in appearance. A small amount of sudsy head.

S: Slightly sweet, with some hints of malts.

T: Surprisingly complex flavor. Really nice balance of malts and grains, with a nice honey or caramel sweetness at the end. I was pleasantly surprised with the taste.

M: Also a nice mouthfeel. Medium, but with a sort of slick, oily quality to it -- in a good way.

O: I really enjoyed this beer. For an amber ale, it has a nicely complex taste, with a great sweetness to it. I'll definitely grab this one again sometime.

timn, Apr 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Punqbert, Apr 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

DanGeo, Apr 16, 2013
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Segelstrom, Apr 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Lelampp, Apr 08, 2013
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Ljoreilly, Apr 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

David1492, Apr 05, 2013
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campfirebrew, Apr 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

miodusb, Apr 02, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev -7.8%

Two Hearted is my favorite beer, but this is just slightly above average for a brewery I hold in very high regards. It's biggest redeeming quality is its proclivity as a session beer. It is also useful to get some new fans of craft beer as this has no offensive qualities. The unfortunate flip side is that it also has no outstanding qualities. But that goes with the style, I suppose. I have recommended this beer to people who are curious about beer to hopefully convert some macro drinkers to the better side of beer drinking.

Cheers!

Bones10, Apr 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

bhunt201, Mar 31, 2013
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Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,369 ratings.