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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

3,234 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,234
Reviews: 1,424
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 146
Gots: 226 | 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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TheSeeker61

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3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this a couple of times and really enjoyed it. The appearance is jet black. Has a head that wasn't much but a ring kinda hung around.

The nose is of dark fruits, malt and coffee.

The taste is a malty coffee mix with some dark fruit emitting.

The mouthfeel is creamy and mild thick

Even though the ABV is not crazy high, it's not one that I'd have back to back. This is a one at a time as the coffee keeps me satisfied at one. Could certainly drink this another day. An overall good brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2011 20:14:02 | More by TheSeeker61
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Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,234 ratings.