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

very good
3,101 Ratings
Bell's Amber AleBell's Amber Ale

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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

poured 12oz bottle into Duvel tulip

A - Dark copper with a 1.5 finger white head. Dissipates to a thin collar and leaves minimal lacing.

S - Bread, caramel, Amber malts, floral and earthy hops with a hint of herbs.

T - Bready, cracker, malty, with some sweet caramel. Floral and earthy hops followed by hints of herb.

M - Medium body with good carbonation, well balanced.

O - Solid Amber that is well made and well balanced.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tasted in a pint glass from draft and bottles on numerous occasions. Look is cloudy orange with an off-white head and nice rings of lacing. Smell is sweet malts, grain, with floral and citrus hop aromas. Taste is sweet and toasted malts, caramel, toffee with floral and citrus hop flavors. Feel is medium in body with a crisp and somewhat bitter finish.

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Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.85 out of 5 based on 3,101 ratings.
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