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Bell's Kalamazoo Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Kalamazoo StoutBell's Kalamazoo Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,239 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,239
Reviews: 1,424
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 147
Gots: 227 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Stout brewed with Brewer's Licorice.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-11-2001)
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a beautiful dark chocolate with a darker tan 1 finger head with very nice retention

S - Huge aromas of chocolate and roasted coffee. Nice caramelly background as well. My only complaint would be I did not detect any aromas of Licorce as advertised on the label. Very nice smelling beer otherwise!

T - Not nearly as sweet as I anticipate! Nice smoke flavor that I did not pick up on the aromas. Definately more roasted coffee and caramels tastes than chocolate, but a very nicely done stout. Still not picking up on the licorce though

M - Light to medium bodied stout Thinner than I anticpated and not as carbonated as I would like. Slick feelnig in the mouth

O - A very good solid stout. Nice smokey and roasted coffee flavors. With it being a lighter feeling stout, a person could easily have multiples.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2013 18:38:41 | More by Goosehunter75
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Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,239 ratings.