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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

3,184 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,184
Reviews: 1,419
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 145
Gots: 222 | FT: 11
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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Jimmys

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3.55/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: completely opaque black. small tan head has decent retention, but i was hoping for more of a plume of foam.

S: a definitive licorice note can be sensed among the sweet chocolate and a more mild roasted coffee. a slightly smokey charcoal quality. cant find any hop aroma in here.

T: very sweet chocolate. mild coffee flavor, similar to the nose, works its way into the palate. finish turns to a bittersweet chocolate flavor. interesting that the licorice doesnt seem to work its way into the palate.

M: moderate, creamy carbonation on a medium body.

D: i do like the licorice, it gives the beers aroma something unique when compared to other american stouts. however, i found the palate, mouthfeel, etc to be sort of american stout redundant. not a bad brew, but not as blown away as the masses.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2011 01:06:41 | More by Jimmys
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Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,184 ratings.