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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,392 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,392
Reviews: 1,431
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 149
Gots: 264 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

cardinals22, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

ESimmons, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

BrewThru_29, Aug 08, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark ruby-tinted brown, with a small but dense head of tan foam.
S: Roast and black patent malt.
T: Roast is not as strong as I was expecting, but it's certainly a major flavor component, balancing out the natural sweetness of the beer. It's also lightly chocolately with a latte like flavor.
M: very smooth and creamy.

allengarvin, Aug 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

UnknownMale282, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Tyecko, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

gunnerlincoln, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

sneth019, Aug 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

zainyolprospector, Aug 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

ShriverMO, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

zacky_U, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of leantom
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Have seen this in stores for a long time. Here goes:

A: Good. Pours a dark black with an ample head and decent lacing. No light gets through this beer.

S: Good, but nothing special. Smells of coffee beans and some chocolate. A pretty malty beer with no hop aroma. Just like a regular stout.

T: Taste follows the nose. Some chocolate and caramel giving way to plenty of bitter coffee in the aftertaste. Lactose sugar in the beer imparts a creaminess that softens the bitterness, however.

M: OK - somewhat watery.

O: A good beer with some flaws. Enjoyed the flavor but it was rather simplistic.

leantom, Aug 05, 2014
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4.81/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bell’s Kalamazoo Stout.
Serving: Bottle
Appearance: 1 finger of tan head that dies down to a creamy lacing.
Smell: Dark fruit, malt, coffee, chocolate covered raisins, chewy bread.
Taste: Sweet malty fruit, raisin toast, coffee.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, satiny with the slightest bit of carbonation.
Overall: I have a new favorite beer.

Roxie_B, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

MikeLenehan, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Barhoppin13, Aug 03, 2014
Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,392 ratings.