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

Bell's Amber AleBell's Amber Ale
BA SCORE
3.84/5
3,136 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
Ranking:
#10,314
Reviews:
978
Ratings:
3,136
pDev:
11.98%
Bros Score:
4.35
 
 
Wants:
159
Gots:
594
Trade:
2
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle ---> pint glass. Hazy dark orange with medium sized white head. Sticky walls of lacing.

Smell is mostly cereal grain and malted barley. A floral blend of aromatic hops add an herbal essence to this beer. A touch of fruitiness rounds it out.

Taste is mostly sweetened malts and grain with some light floral hop character and some wet grass in the middle with dried berries and nuts. Perfect amount of lingering bitterness in the aftertaste.

Slightly undercarbonated and smooth.

Recommended if you enjoy lightly hopped, sweet ambers.

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pretty much the definitiion for an Amber Ale. Poured at about the right temperature for a small to medium, light tan head that soon settled out. Color is a clear honey amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is malt, beer, and a little roast, hop, and fruit. Flavor is similar to nose with just a little sweetness to balance the carbonic tang and slight roast and hop. Body is superb, with excellent carbonation. Finish is like flavor and slowly fades with no off notes. Super easy drinking beer.

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

Poured to a tulip.
Pours a nice honey amber, with a two finger fluffy white head that doesn't stick around long but leaves a nice lacing and keeps a thin whispy film atop the brew.
Smells of caramel malt and sweet carmalized sugar, I get a little breadyness In there with pretty discreet hops in the back.
Nice sweet malty flavors, I am still getting other burnt caramel. Nice lightly bitter hop finish.
Mouthfeel is medium light with medium high carbonation.
Easy to drink refreshing beer. I almost always have a bottle or two in the fridge.

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A: Beautiful amber color with a finger width of creamy head. Nice ribbon like lacing.
S: Sweet caramel sauce aroma.
T: Great malty sweet taste.
M: Medium body with light/medium carbonation.
O: Spring/Summer beer to enjoy with loved ones and friends.

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Bell's Amber Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 3,136 ratings
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