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Bell In Hand Ale - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Bell In Hand Ale
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 17
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: ZEB89 on 05-31-2013

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Photo of TWStandley
3.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drdiesel9483
3.69/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear copper Amber color with slight head that went away pretty quick. Smells like a typical ale. Taste slightly toasted bread with some sweet Carmel. Medium body with a little more carbonation than expected but pretty good. Overall it's an alright ale. Had to get it since I was at bell in hand and it's the only place you can gets this beer. (348 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Botulizard
3.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of amalburg
3.47/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Xithyl
3.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Prairiephoenix
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Good. Pub exclusive. When in Boston must try. Pairs well with the Sam Adams burger. (83 characters)

Photo of cb8282
4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Totalpackage411
4.57/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Oldest bar in America Bell in hand, had to get the bell in hand ale. A rich amber color, this beer was delicious! you can drink this stuff all day. (149 characters)

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4/5  rDev n/a

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of ZEB89
3.4/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the Bell in Hand Tavern in Boston, right off the freedom trail. Appeared clear, light amber with very thin lace head. Smelled of light tones of citrus and hops. Had a light sweetness first taste with the citrus, caramel and hops and finished with a bitter tone. Poignant feel, sharp yet smooth. Overall a disappointment given the pomp and circumstance of being the official beer of the "oldest tavern in America". Hopefully this was not the premiere beer back in the day of the founding fathers! (509 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev n/a

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Bell In Hand Ale from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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