Bell's Best Brown | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Best BrownBell's Best Brown

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
A smooth, toasty brown ale with hints of caramel and cocoa, the malt body has the depth to stand up to cool weather, but does not come across as heavy. This balancing act is aided by the generous use of American hops.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-10-2002

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3.91/5  rDev +1.8%

Muddy brownish copper. The nose has notes of malt and bread. The flavor follows the nose for the most part. The finish has a nice dry bitterness to it.

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4.04/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pours a nut brown color, some brownish hues and some reddish orange hues. a two to three finger tan head with strong retention and a good lacing left behind. fairly hazy and hard to see through but lets quite a bit of light through.

Smell: nutty to earthy aromas, a light fruit ester, along with just a little bit of a roast.

Taste: opens with a slight nuttiness, and earthy hops that play into a lightly roasted malt character. backend has some lightly fruit taste to it.

Mouthfeel: medium to full bodied, light lingering earthy bitterness.

Overall: a well balance brown ale. just right when the days start getting colder.

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Bell's Best Brown from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.84 out of 5 based on 3,007 ratings.
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