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

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3.83/5
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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
Ranking:
#12,337
Reviews:
916
Ratings:
3,102
pDev:
11.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This pours a lighter brown with some amber hues and a light tan head. Nice bits of lace stick to the glass.

There are sweet caramel notes, bits of nutty character along with a biscuity/bready hint and a earthy tone. The sweetness almost smells like grape.

The taste is sharp with a nice malty background. There are little to no hops that I notice. Maybe add a little earthy taste. Lots of biscuity and munich tastes. This brown ale has a very melanoidin rich character. Plenty caramel notes round this beer out but not over the top sweet. Very approachable.

Medium body with a crisp/dry finish. There is a slight sweetness left over from the caramel malts.

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Bell's Best Brown from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 3,102 ratings
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