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Bourbon Barrel Aged Kalamazoo Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Kalamazoo Stout
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BA SCORE
84
good

75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zaphog on 01-06-2014)
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4.11/5  rDev +10.5%

Pours a dark brown almost black color with an off white head and plenty of lace. The aroma is boozy, chocolatey and big on bourbon. Smells like a hobo's breath after they have a morning mocha. Dry wood.

The taste is big on chocolate, wood, caramel apple, bourbon, a bit of yeast. Slight nutty tartness as this beer was aged in second-use barrels that held black note. Deep roast and booze.

Full bodied brew with a medium carbonation. Overall, this is a very solid beer.

Stinkypuss, Sep 07, 2014
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On tap at Prohibition Taproom, Philly, PA.

Served in a tulip, solid black pour with a small collar of bubbles; minimal retention and lacing. In the nose, roasty malts, burnt bread, notes of dark fruits, wet wood, lacking any real bourbon qualities. Taste of dark malts, roasty and charred, light bourbon notes and neutral alcohol, with a lot of woodiness coming out, subtle dark fruits, and a weird moldy/astringent taste that turned into something like Play-Doh as it warmed. Medium body, slick mouthfeel, lower carbonation...left something to be desired. Strange that this didn't seem to work out so well, considering the base beer is really good. Usually a bourbon barrel doesn't detract from a beer, but that's what I felt happened here.

Rifugium, Jun 30, 2014
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Bourbon Barrel Aged Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.