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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TH28 (95) - - OCT 18, 2013
Appearance is a clear amber/light brown with a slightly off white foam cap. Aroma is toasted, roasty caramel malt with no noticeable hops. Taste is sweet caramel malt that gives way to toasted notes and a crisp hop bite to balance it out with a slight citrus flavor. Mouthfeel is medium with normal carbonation. Finish is well balanced with a slight drying character. Overall a well made American amber

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (1443) - Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2013
UPDATED: APR 8, 2014 Bottle: Golden-orange color with a yeasty haze that sticks around; light, eggshell head, slightly creamy and quickly receding to a small collar. Aroma is kind of mild, there isn’t much to it. Some biscuits, bread, and lightly toasted malt with a touch of mildly leafy and lightly spices hops. Touch of pine, even? Taste is equally mild... Mostly malty, toasted bread, light caramel even with some hops that seem of the English persuasion; leafy & earthy with a delicate spice to them. Touch of apple skin in the finish, though it’s mostly made of malt. Not a bad sipper. Kind of bland, but still a decent, relaxing drink.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpongeRuiner (640) - Michigan, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Had this one on tap at the Joe Louis for a Red Wings game. An average amber. Nothing bad, nothing great.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nuffield (3658) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Bells is a great brewery, and this is a good example (to me at least) of where a great brewery gets a bonus on ratings of their "meh" beers. If you’re rating to style, fine, but I struggled to get much flavor out of this. Bready, doughy, some caramel in the malts, but still, a typical amber meant for innocuous consumption. (bottle, 2013 Ale Jail festival, St. Paul, MN)

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
akoeninger (397) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Orange colored, white head. Pale malt abounds with some caramel flavor. Light hop flavor mainly pale malts. Good fall beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
BOSSbrewer (1420) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Very nice. This is a very good beer had in Kalamazoo and also numbers of times in bottles. Great.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (2503) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Orange clear pour from bottle. Pear and malty flavor. Slight hops and malts. Clean taste. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gruberm (326) - - AUG 12, 2013
A great amber ale with doughy notes and a fruity taste. It's a cloudy red brown pour ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2130) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2013
July 2010 from bottle. Dark amber color with aromas of malt, caramel, spice and bread. Sweet caramel flavors with a bit of hops and fruit. Easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Dark Hazy Copper Color, Huge Foamy Head That Lasts and slowly leaves Lots of Lacing. Faint Hop Pine Aroma. Slightly sweet, Malt, Pine, Hop Bitter Finish. Medium Body, Crisp and Refreshing. Enjoyed it. Seems simple and Nice.


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