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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Goose (3) - Wildwood, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2005 does not count
A wonderful smokey flavor. Very rich, but not over powering. Larry’s got it down. Enjoy!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Trip (2) - USA - FEB 9, 2008 does not count
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
amwelsch (2) - - MAR 22, 2013 does not count
Aroma is a pleasant cocoa like a rich brown ale. One of those beers that both the amateurs and professionals enjoy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
danseltenright (1) - Goshen, Indiana, USA - OCT 13, 2003 does not count
10/11/03: bottle Good full body, good flavor, almost nutty flavor, dark brown color, excellent ale.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
vholt12985 (1) - Michigan, USA - JUN 17, 2012 does not count
A tad bitter but very good palate. Very nice look. Nice sweet after taste. Over a very impressive beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewnite (1) - - JUL 12, 2012 does not count
Very good brown ale, but just short of "best". With it’s hints of caramel and fruit, Bell’s Best Brown Ale is an enjoyable and easy to drink beer but seems to lack a bit in taste. Overall an enjoyable drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thebeanser (1) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2012 does not count
On draft at the Winking Lizard. Poured a beautiful caramel color with ample frothy head. A little nutty and straw-like in the nose. Smells like autumn. Wonderful dichotomy on the tongue with earthy beginnings and hoppy finishes. Surprisingly balanced for two strong and separate flavor profiles. Very happy with it and will make it autumnal standard.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tim11bj (1) - - NOV 22, 2012 does not count
Couldn’t think of a better beverage to go along with a Thanksgiving dinner. Very savory, serve at about 45 degrees. At a 5.8abv this is a perfect socializing beer.

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