Bell's Amber Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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3.45/5 rDev -9.9%
1756th Review on BA
Draft to Pint
@Brick Taven, Lombard, IL
App- A darker bit of red with some browns intermixed. I like to use the analogy and it works, like a wood stain color. Had a nice dense center with a bit of lighter reddish/brown edges. The head was a nice 1/2" of off white and went quickly.
Smell- Its a malty smell with a bit of the roast lingering after the initial smell. Was a small bit of an earthy hop aroma as well. Wasnt too much here on this one.
Taste- After being a Fat Tire for so long I dont really drink Ambers anymore. I paired this with a Kobe Burger to get the malts to bring a bit of earthiness out of the burger. This beer was a bit malt forward with that distinct red ale flavor but was negligible really. Well balanced with only a small bit of bitter to it.
Mouth- A smaller medium body with a bit of thickness behind. Medium carbonation and a slight amount of malts on the finish with residual bitter.
Drink- I had to drive home but would have loved to stick around for a few more pints of this nice little beer.
02-23-2013 20:05:28 | More by FosterJM
Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 2,313 ratings.