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RATINGS: 1348   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Made from mostly pale malt and some Munich and caramel malts. These add a little sweetness, which is balanced by more hops. The result is a rich color and fruity flavor.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2002
Slightly cloudy, dark orange color. Slight hoppy, fruit aroma. Very bitter finish with a touch of fruit. This is a great brewery by the way, gotta love the stout selection - amazing. Go there in November, when the stouts are brewed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gunshy (479) - Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2002
Okay, it has a nice amber color and creates a nice tan head. A little light for this style, but I beginning to feel this is what this company aims for. A good beer, just lighter than I think this style should be

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jazz88 (2542) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 15, 2002
Bottle. A light amber color with no head and only a slight lace. A nice citrus tangy aroma. Surprisingly good for this style. A dry finish but a wet first stage tangy, complex sweetness, and slightly fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubslang (438) - Kentwood, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2002
A real nice amber, quite malty but balanced nicely with hops, great color,with a slightly sweet but good flavor

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aggie80 (785) - Michigan, USA - JUN 8, 2002
Slightly sweet, pretty color, nice touch of hops. Very refreshing and went well with a nice meal on a veranda watching the crowds walk by.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
popilius (61) - Chicagoland, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2002
I enjoy this brew frequently on tap in a Chicago jazz club- itís full-bodied with just a pinch of sweetness, but balanced perfectly. Nice color, and has that unique, consistent Bells flavor. Actually, Iím a Bells Amber ambassador. It may not be for everyone, but itís one of my very favorites. I probably enjoy it more than most; every one Iíve had has been quite enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jfishback13 (275) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2002
This is a good Amber beer. There is a strong malty aftertaste, but it can be quite charming as long as it doesnít turn you off.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SJP (483) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2002
A little sweet and a nice hop flavor. Looks and smells excellent, but there was a mild soapy flavor that really ruined it for me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brownalegirl (199) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - MAY 22, 2002
Iíve never been as big a fan of this as other people. Seems out of kilter.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mhassing99 (1) - Zimmerman, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2002 does not count
For me, this is the best beer that I have ever had. All other beers must attempt to be this good.


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