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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,388 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,388
Reviews: 1,431
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 149
Gots: 263 | 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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4/5  rDev +0.3%

higgsboson, Mar 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Herky21, Mar 04, 2013
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BlackTuesday, Mar 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.8%

chippo33, Mar 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

ldhughes3, Mar 02, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev -0.3%

I poured a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Black in color with a fingers worth of dark tan head. fair amount of lacing.

Smell- Aroma of roasted malt, cocoa, and coffee.

Taste- Roasted malt, coffee, and cocoa flavors with just a hint of licorice.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied with a light amount of carbonation. Very smooth and creamy with a slightly dry finish.

Overall- A great tasting stout. Not as big a licorice flavor as advertised but the other flavors were blended nicely.

scratch69, Mar 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

A- Pitch black, thin tan head that leaves some decent lacing.

S- Roasted malts, chocolate malt, just a hint of coffee grounds.

T- Just as it smells; roasty, chocolatey, hints of coffee, almost a cream-like flavor as well. Excellent flavor for a 6% stout.

M- Medium-full bodied, medium carbonation, creamy feel.

O- Great stout, good mix of flavors, very enjoyable.

stephenjmoore, Mar 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

pauldave1976, Mar 01, 2013
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VirginiaJeff1, Mar 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

ImageFX, Mar 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Eric908, Feb 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

JamesWn, Feb 28, 2013
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4.31/5  rDev +8%

My first B.A. review..
I am generally a IPA type of guy.
I poured it out of a cold bottle immediately after buying.
Very dark color with a small, darker than normal head, looked swampy.
I immediately noticed the heavy stout smell.
Feels very smooth and thick in the mouth and throat, the thickness almost lingers in the throat, but not in a bad way.
Overall taste was great. I am a novice at explaining the different complexities within the taste, but I recommend this beer to anyone looking for a good stout.
Another great product from Bell's.

pizza, Feb 27, 2013
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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%

cheefdaddy1, Feb 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,388 ratings.