Zak187 (4) - Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2010 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
One of bells better beers. One of the first brown ales I have had that I trule enjoyed. The flavor, wheat with a dry wine flavor. End crisp with some wheat flavors, nearing corn flakes. Aroma is wonderful. My favorite bellms beer so far.
BrianHop (4) - - OCT 30, 2013 does not count
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice brown ale great color and smooth taste. The caramel color and malty smell makes for a great fall brew. Easy to drink yet
rl5am (3) - Georgia, USA - JAN 12, 2012 does not count
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark beer with a nice pillow head. Subtle cereal and burnt caramel taste with a slightly bitter finish. Great american brown ale that isn’t super hoppy.
PABeerGuy (3) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2012 does not count
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A smooth, toasty brown ale, Best Brown Ale is a mainstay in our fall & winter lineup. With hints of caramel and cocoa, the malt body has the depth to stand up to cool weather, but does not come across as heavy. This balancing act is aided by the generous use of American hops.
Jwillis (3) - Kansas City, Alabama, USA - NOV 17, 2005 does not count
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Just got this one yesterday, had just came in. Must say I really enjoyed the the overall experience of this one. Ready to stock up a bit for the colder months.
Goose (3) - Wildwood, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2005 does not count
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A wonderful smokey flavor.
Very rich, but not over powering.
Larry’s got it down.
RED08 (3) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2008 does not count
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Caramel brown body with ruby red running throughout. Drop lacing comes off of a well retained light brown head. Nose of sweet malts, nuts, caramel/toffee, biscuit dough and some light chocolate notes.Flavor profile is similar, sweetness dominating from the nuts and malts, but well kept in check. Great brown ale.
Mandlbrot (3) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - SEP 27, 2013 does not count
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not a fan of the aroma. Some coffee, woody, earthy and something else I can’t put my finger on. Nice pour. I like the brown, hazy appearance - more to my expectation in a good brown. Minimal tan head with moderate lacing. This beer has a smoke and oak flavors that is nice. Medium bitterness at end. A medium bodied beer, with typical carbonation. Not a bad brown at all. The aroma holds this one back for me.
Trip (2) - USA - FEB 9, 2008 does not count
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
Yes, not every Bell beer can be up to par. There is way too much metallic tones in this one. The aroma is ok, but the flavor and aftertaste really do nothing for me. Reminds me alot of a generic light beer you chug after doing yardwork. However, Bells always redeems themselves with Hopslam and the old Expedition. Sorry to be so brutal.
amwelsch (2) - - MAR 22, 2013 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma is a pleasant cocoa like a rich brown ale. One of those beers that both the amateurs and professionals enjoy