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RATINGS: 1374   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluemeow76 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2002
I probably had overly high expectations for this. It was good - but not amazing. Nice color and good flavorings.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8237) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2002
Nice surprise for an Amber Ale. I was expecting something along the Killianís line but this produced a hint of hops flavor I was not expecting, which made it taste like a hybrid of some kind. Very interesting. Rich color and good aroma. I am anxious to try Bellís other offerings. The only downside was a faint metallic taste toward the end. Not sure what that was about.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
THE BEER BARON (275) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2002
Sweet and fruity in aroma and flavor. I prefer ambers to be a bit darker, but overall it is a good amber.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Terminus (3250) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - FEB 25, 2002
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2005 ReRate again! this beer is just not that good. this bottle i had was pretty fresh and it just didnít do it for me. the beer was lightly carbonated, smelled like seaweed and toasted grains. herbal/tea flavors with a very flimsy body. highly over-rated amber in my book! ReRate-another one of the origonal ratings that i had to go back to. pous a copper hue with small white head. medium carbonation. slightly buttery dyacytl aroma, especially on the older of the 2 bottles i had. the toasty malts are the most represented in this beer. some hops in the finish-earthy and dry. not a bad amber, but not one of the best either.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beloved Beer (278) - California, USA - FEB 23, 2002
A great beer. Nice color and general balanced flavor between hops and the rest. I slight hint of sweetness. Looking forward to the rest of their beers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deadboi7799 (62) - Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2002
havent had to much of this yet but what ive had its pretty good stuff will deffently be buying more in the future

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heykevin (1277) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - FEB 12, 2002
Sampled on draft. Attractive hop character, the hop flavors are quite similar in taste to the two hearted ale, however they are less intense, and balanced by a more íamberí malt character. This is a quality amber ale.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2002
hated it. every time iíve gone back to try it again because i canít pinpoint why. thereís some funky aftertaste. Iíve always heard good things about Bellís and i do like the porter, but this just doesnít do it for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LuckeyHaskins99 (180) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - FEB 8, 2002
And I made fun of hippies! What a great beer! There are only a few bars that carry it locally but it is worth going to therm. Girls with dumb clothes, guys with trust funds and denim overalls, and spactular beer on draught. Sometimes people I look down on are right!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MOboy (505) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - FEB 4, 2002
A decent amber ale. Still does not compare to their stout or to Capitals amber ale


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