The Rich, Toasty Flavor of Bell’s Best Brown Ale!

Bell's Best Brown is the ideal for autumn. It's a deep, mahogany-colored ale with a smooth, toasty character and a subtle hint of nuttiness. The aroma is dominated by notes of roasted malt, with hints of chocolate and .

The flavor profile is complex, featuring notes of caramel and toffee up front, followed by a slightly sweet finish. There's also a hint of roasted nuts and dark fruit in the background. The mouthfeel is full-bodied and creamy, with a pleasant lingering aftertaste.

At 5.8% ABV, Bell's Best Brown Ale packs an impressive punch without being overly boozy. It pairs well with hearty foods like roast beef or smoked salmon, as well as desserts like carrot cake or apple crumble. It also stands up nicely on its own as an after-dinner sipper.

This classic brown ale has been around sine 1985 and continues to be one of Bell's most popular beers. If you're looking for an autumnal beer that's both flavorful and easy drinking, look no further than Bell's Best Brown Ale!

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The Quality of Bells' Brownies

Yes, Bells still makes Best Brown Ale! This smooth and toasty brown ale is a staple of our fall lineup. It has a medium body and low hop bitterness, with aromas of caramel, cocoa and nuts. It's also made with a blend of pale, Munich, Caramel-Munich and chocolate malts that give it its deep mahogany color. Enjoy its malty flavor profile today!

Is Brown Ale Still Available?

Yes, you can still get brown ale! Newcastle Brown Ale is a classic example of this style of beer. It is brewed in Tadcaster, Yorkshire, for the UK and some EU markets, as well as in the Netherlands for export. This dark amber-colored ale has a smooth flavor profile with notes of caramel and toffee and a slightly finish. Its 4.7% ABV makes it a perfect session beer for any occasion. Whether you are lookig for an easy-drinking ale to enjoy at home or looking to bring something to share at a gathering, Newcastle Brown Ale is sure to please.

Who Acquired Bell's Brewery?

Lion Little World Beverages, an Australian conglomerate, bought out Bell's Brewery on December 31st, 2021. Lion Little World Beverages is one of the largest breweries in the country and owns another major brewery in Fort Collins, Colorado. The deal was announced in November and closed on New Year's Eve. This acquisition marks Lion Little World Beverages' first move into the US market. With this purchase, they will now become the 16th largest brewery in the United States.


Bell's Best Brown Ale is a smooth and toasty brown ale that has been a part of the Bell's Brewing lineup for many years. It is a full-bodied beer with hints of caramel and chocolate that make it a great choice for any occasion. It is well balanced, with rich malt notes and a light hop bitterness. It is an easy drinking beer that pairs well with rich, hearty dishes like beef stew or grilled steak. Whether you're loking for something new to try or just want to revisit an old favorite, Bell's Best Brown Ale is sure to hit the spot.

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