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RATINGS: 1484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   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.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cajun (431) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - SEP 16, 2016
Bottle - Pours medium amber with fizzy white head. Notes of caramel, sweet malt. Flavors of caramel malt, toffee, some tart fruit... with hops finish. Almost like a Marzen, but more tart. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84 (2178) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2016
On tap at World of Beer (Charlottesville, VA). Toasty aromas, caramel, earthy hops. Clear orange-amber with a fairly lasting white head. Slightly sweet, nutty, toasty. Light-medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PanMarek (301) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Initial fruity hops and caramel malty taste and nose. Medium body with surprisingly active fizz. Somewhat dry finish with lingering malt sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_rookie (445) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Pours a hazy amber color. One finger tan head. Short lived, head reduces to film. Light lacing.

Aroma is bready and honey. Very malty, medium toasted malts. Some caramel, some floral hops. Nice.

Taste follows the nose. Bready, malty sweetness. A little bitter, but not much. A little butter, a little caramel. Very nice.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied. Light carbonation makes it a little soft. Finishes a little bitter and semi dry.

Overall, this is great. Not much to say about it. I would buy it again, and I would recommend it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (2910) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2016
Flaska frŚm Mikkeller webshop. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell och kolaremmar. Torr, god maltsŲtma, rund och mjuk, lštt beska. Fin!

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
sloshgator (718) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2016
Bells Amber Ale isnít bad but doesnít live up to the line. Translucent amber pour with weak head. Light if any aroma. Taste is a straight up amber ale -- no real fruit flavors detected. Amber Ale mixes well with food or is a good drink on a hot day, but nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2016
Bottle at Mikkeller&Friends Bottle Shop. Clear amber - offwhite head. Toasted. Nutty. Tobacco. Light caramel. Light sweetness. Light body. Light citric. Ok dryness.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ozzy70 (892) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 6, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Aroma was malty, caramel, dusty earth. Taste was sweet, slight hop at the finish. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HuskerTan (1794) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - JUL 1, 2016
Bottle. A- Caramel, bread dough, sweet malts, subtle grains. A- Orange color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Caramel, biscuits, slightly sweet, slightly bitter. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, malty finish.a O- Had a nice touch of bitterness that gave it a little distinction from most boring ambers. While I wouldnít say I love this beer I thought it was well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (3089) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2016
12 oz bottle with dinner. Enjoying how easy it is to get Bells around here. Itís an afterthought, but back home it would be welcomed nicely. Much more artistic bottle than the site provides. Clear copper pour with a patchy head. Big time bready malts, and a refreshing finish. Well made amber for sure. I think Iíll have another.


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