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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

3,698 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,698
Reviews: 1,462
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 169
Gots: 373 | FT: 9
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-11-2001

Stout brewed with Brewer's Licorice.
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3.7/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle marked "11818 pkgd 3/11/13 A" into a pint glass.

Appearance: An opaque black with a beautiful tan head that dissipated.

Aroma: Burnt coffee with a slight roasty sweetness. This beer is brewed with licorice, and I could detect perhaps a slight licorice aroma component.

Taste: As expected, this beer has a deep flavor profile. Dark chocolate dominates, followed by flavors that follow the aroma. There is a slight hoppy astringency. The hops linger along with a fair degree of sweetness.

Mouthfeel: This beer has a full, fairly thick body, with mild carbonation.

Overall: An enjoyable beer that is a good example of this style. I'm not a big fan of licorice and was glad that that this was minimally present in the taste. As expected, this beer benefits from letting it warm up.

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4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A- Midnight black, small coffee colored head, slight lacing.
S- slight licorice candy smell, sweet
T- Slight bitter coffee taste, hint of brewers licorice, roasted malt flavor
M-light carbonation, smooth texture
O-very tasty stout. Not my favorite but overall a decent go to stout.

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Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,698 ratings.