Bell's Amber Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
87
very good
3,104 Ratings
Bell's Amber AleBell's Amber Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Amber Ale deftly balances a mixture of toasted grain & light caramel notes with a range of floral, citrus and herbal hop notes, capped by a clean bitterness. This balance of flavors makes Amber Ale quite versatile as a food pairing option, not to mention being rather tasty in its own right. Whether serving as a jumping point to other styles or as a familiar standby, Amber Ale is central to the Bell’s portfolio.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,104
Reviews:
967
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.95%
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
563
For Trade:
2
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12oz bottle into nonic.

Amber... with floating chunky yeast suspended throughout, and a one finger light tan head that slowly settles to a thin cap.

Mild grain with a very flowery perfumish smell, and that's pretty much it. A very mild aroma.

The grain is there but only because you know it's there. Most of the flavor is from the hops and a little bit from the yeast. The hops are bitter with a little bit of citrus flavor. Medium bodied with high carbonation. The finish is the lingering hops.

Not a bad American Amber Ale. Pretty tasty, and sessionable at that (barely). It's rather enjoyable, and I'm sure it goes great in the summer on a hot day or in the Spring on a mild day. Take your pick. Recommended.

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Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.85 out of 5 based on 3,104 ratings.
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