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
User Ratings & Reviews
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2.12/5  rDev -44.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.9/5  rDev +1.3%

DATE REVIEWED: August 14, 2014... GLASSWARE: Brew at the Zoo pint... OCCASION: more Shark Week...APPEARANCE: orange bron amber body; two-finger, creamy off-white head; slowly effervescent and rather hazy; a decent-looking pint; nice, thick lacing... AROMA: floral hops mesh with caramel malts; sweet confectioners’ sugar is front and center ... PALATE: medium-bodied, chewy and active--a pub draft, in its consistency... TASTE: strong malty presence; mellow hops roll off the teeth and take a backseat to the nutty, somewhat buttery aftertaste--a confident offering...OVERALL:a pint for conversing over or eating pubfare with--a sessionable beer that sits well in the Bell’s sampler case...

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

This was one damn smooth, drinkable beer. Almost too smooth. Almost.

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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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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