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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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63 Ratings
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.62%
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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JDizzle

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-23-2014 00:53:38 | More by JDizzle
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Michigan

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Indiana

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3.35/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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.

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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tan Head with some lace. Color is a dark brown, nearing black.

Flavor profile: Tons of vanilla and oak. The bourbon is very apparent. Chocolate, caramel, and cream. A slight amount of roasted malt. Apple cider somehow makes its way through.

Mouthfeel: Warming and smooth. Medium bodied. Ends dry.

Overall, a decent beer, but the base beer is too low in abv to withstand the barrels. I think they should have just used these barrels for expedition.

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.