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RATINGS: 1442   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WastedYouthBrew (143) - Phila (Home of Geno's Steaks), Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2003
Sweet to the touch. I had to take a pause after I took my first sip. I was drinking Birra Moretti before this and was not expecting it to come along so brutishly. Ripping and tearing apart my taste buds like a box of sour patch kids mixed with rusty nails. Not bad, not bad at all.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fuchebu (146) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2003
This is a classic session beer. It has enough malts to provide a slightly sweet flavor. But it is hopped well enough to be balanced. A touch of fruitiness makes it a grand beer experience.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vikingbeau (67) - Albertville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 28, 2003
She appears dirty...which I like..She gives excellent head and maintains her dirty lace. Taste is very citrusy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2003
More of a honey color than amber. Decent head. Malt/orange aroma. A malty/ earthy/ slight citrus flavor, very pleasant. There is a surprising amount of sediment in this beer, for an amber, but not unexpected for a bottled Bells, which I like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2003
Not bad for an amber. Not my style. Had worse had better. This was my first Bells product and have a few other choices to go. Hopefully they are just as good or better than this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brewso (238) - Mt Kisco, New York, USA - JAN 19, 2003
Amber is not the first style I reach for, but a friend who I trust recommended it and I was not let down. As with all Bell's there is a fullness to this Amber that reclaims the style from the American "Red" beers. A wonderfully balanced malty sweetness followed by slightly barleywinish alchohol lift at the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tex (52) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2003
Great looking pour, smooth taste. This is a great red, especially from a tap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sixpack595 (13) - USA - JAN 6, 2003
Clear copper color with full white head. Slightly sweet, fruity aromas and taste. Mild hops. I can see myself keeping this one in the fridge for macro drinkers, or more sophisticated tasters alike. Good, but accessible.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jskendzel (602) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2003
Nice copper color with a thick head and great bubbles. There is a very sweet, malty aroma a good body--I’m not a fan of ambers because they tend to be watery "popular" beers for many breweries, but I like this one a lot. Fruity and a restrained hop profile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Superstar (45) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2003
Smooth and rich with a nice sweet finish.

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