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

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3.84/5
Very Good
3,145 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#10,946
Reviews:
980
Ratings:
3,145
pDev:
11.98%
Bros Score:
4.35
 
 
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160
Gots:
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Trade:
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Photo of micromaniac129
3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Your prototypical catch all beer style. This particular is a bit bland.
The color is golden amber with a small head. I cant really detect much aromatics.
Taste is basically malt driven with only hints of hops. Drinks smooth with a bitter finish.
This beer is good and has no real drawbacks but there is also nothing really to take notice too either.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Zraly
4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours hazy medium orange with off-white two finger head into a stein. Smells grainy and a bit like dough. A wisp of citrus lingers.

Not too heavy and not too light, this is a very tasty amber ale. Nice notes of honey, toast, and grains. Malty and smooth, this is on the outer edge of session ale territory. Crisp citrus hop finish that dries nicely on the palate. Medium-bodied and carbonation eases the drinking experience as it is spot on for style.

Refreshing and an extremely solid brew. Good year round for session or to maybe convert a few macro folks. Approachable and I recommend this.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of TX-Badger
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice amber color. Lots of bread, biscuit, and toasty notes on the nose. Medium bodied with a nice maltiness. Dark fruits come through on the palate, end with sweetness.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 3,145 ratings
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