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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

3,190 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,190
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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mpcrump

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4.22/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

A: Pours dark brown/black. Head is dark tan about 1 finger that quickly leaves leaving a decent amount of lacing.

S: Coffee, chocolate, and licorice. Not as strong smelling as it looked but that isn't bad. I just expected more.

T: A couple of types of chocolate - sweet, perhaps bitter chocolate with coffee and anice/licorice. Starts sweet and ends with a hint of bitterness.

M: Medium body. I expected more based on the appearance. Average carbonation.

D: Great drink with sweetness and bitterness combined. Sweeter beers tend to make me thirstier. Not always a bad thing. Good balance.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2010 06:24:26 | More by mpcrump
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Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,190 ratings.