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

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BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,007
Reviews:
888
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
11.2%
 
 
Wants:
104
Gots:
479
For Trade:
5
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - deep ruby reddish brown with a big fluffy off white head

Smell - roasted nuts, carmel or toffee

Taste - carmel, roasted nuts and malt, toasted bread, slight chocolate

Feel - medium bodied, somewhat creamy feel

Overall - excellent brown ale with an earthy feel and taste. Very easy drinking beer that you can enjoy a few of. A perfect compliment to a cool fall evening.

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A - Brown of course, with 1 finger of head and a tiny bit of lacing on the glass

A - Brown sugar, toffee, malts

T - Light malty, toffee and caramel. Brown sugar, but not sweet. Just perfect.

M - Light bodied, smooth, well balanced.

O - Probably the best Brown I have had, no pun intended. Bells kills it once again!

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