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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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
DeppityBob (28) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - FEB 15, 2008
Absolutely the best brown ale I have ever had. Spicy and caramelly and nutty in the nose, thick long-lasting head, a little citrust and hppy perkiness, but overall deep richness and malty goodness. Sweet and a slightly sugary finish. Beautiful deep ruby color held up to the sun. Great unwinding beer!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
raverchikadee (14) - Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2010
bells best brown ale is a very very nice tasting ale very full and flavorful and almost nutty tasting. But its bells... very very very very good!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tim11bj (1) - - NOV 22, 2012 does not count
Couldnít 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.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2009
Bellís Best Brown Ale is a clear, dim red ale with a dense, frothy coffee-cream colored head thatís elastic and retains its form well. It coats the glass. The nutty chocolate aroma has a light floral note. Itís a little roasty. It smells great. Itís pretty full bodied and incredibly smooth with a clean, dry finish. It feels soft and fluffy. It tastes dry, roasty, nutty and chocolaty. Thereís enough wooden, leafy bitterness to balance it out perfectly. Itís incredibly drinkable-- an excellent beer.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
I.C.suds (189) - Da U.P. eh?, Michigan, USA - FEB 22, 2002
This is the only beer Iíve had that was cask conditioned. I had it at the Berkley Front. If you are ever in the Detroit area, check out this and two other hand pulled beers as well as 48 more on tap on 12 mi near Woodward.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
gopherfan99 (196) - CROATIA - NOV 26, 2011
Very smooth brown ale. Execellent for drinking by the fireplace. Good taste, nice color, and clean finish.

4.8
   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.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Under-age Drinker (96) - Colorado, USA - NOV 18, 2000
ALthouth served to me by a poor host (it is that deisle guy, he had the beer in the freezer for an hour before i got to it)this beer is phenonminal. I thouroughly enjoyed the smooth and robust flavor that hit my mouth lika a ton of bricks. Bellís Brown......VERY WELL DONE

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Fletchwadd (48) - Riverview, Michigan, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Pours out into a copper color with very small tan head. Aroma is that of a malty coffee. Light hoppy taste with a quick dry after taste. Excellent beer brewed in Michigan, would defentely buy again!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
vanabbema99 (13) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 28, 2001
This is my favorite Brown Ale; Iím never disappointed by Bellís, and recommend all their beers.


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