can8ianben (1458) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2005
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Fantastic flavour dancing all over. At first it isn’t surprising but it definitely keeps you coming back. Great amber colour with some suspended yeast. Head was quickly gone, but that didn’t seem to matter. A nice subtle sweet taste to go with some nice hops. This one can go down easily. Thanks to bswatzky for this one.
Dogfish120 (143) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Suprised by this one, pours a yellow/dark orange with a decent head. Starts off roasted malts, fruits, then proceeds to smooth out with little carb/alch presence. A well brewed beer.
Bigassfish (140) - Naperville/Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2005
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours carmely redish color with tall white head. Nice hops flavor
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle. Orange yellow, white head, massive floaties. Toasty malty aroma with perhaps a hint of hops. Smooth malty flavor with carmel toastyness all aroundMalty finish. Nice mouth feel.
Beerloverbill (1) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 25, 2005 does not count
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Some of the bottles in my 6-pack were good and some not so fresh. Nice color with good lacing. Creamy flavor with lots of hopping. Pretty nice.
MrBunn (2658) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a really good bottle of Bell’s Amber compared to most I have had. Aroma is probably the weakest link, floral with slight hops odor. Appearance is just about perfect. Nice coppery color with a great foamy head. Flavor is just right for an amber, a little heavier on hops than most, but without overpowering grain. Sits great...
OKBeer (1171) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 23, 2005
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. bottle from Slikwily. Slightly cloudy orange amber colour with a mostly diminishing frothy off-white head. Rich caramel, bread, and orange aroma. Orange and lemon flavours with a fruity bitter and lightly acidic tangy finish. Medium bodied, juicy and refreshing mouthfeel.
bsawatzky (153) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
as far as amber ales are concerned this one is pretty solid. a nice hoppiness with the hint of deeper character, perhaps of fruit. slightly sweet. a decent easy drinker.
McKnizzle69 (89) - Machesney Park, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Very light in color. Slight sweet or floral smell. Slightly sweet flavor with a mild finish. Has a great BURP favor
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 3, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Solid light ale. Goes down smooth every time. Amber color as the name implies.