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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

3,352 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,352
Reviews: 1,431
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 147
Gots: 253 | 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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NateMac13

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-01-2013 02:16:57 | More by NateMac13
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Judgie

Indiana

3.91/5  rDev -2%

Poured from a very cold bottle dated 7/10/12 into a Bell's snifter.

Poured black as night with no head to speak of. Nice oily brown lacing that slid back into the beer quickly.

Licorice smell was prominent with slight hint of some fruit like prune maybe.

Nice amount of bitterness surrounding licorice sweetness. Very tasty!

Mouthfeel was smooth but much thinner than expected from the color & oily appearance.

The taste impressed me enough to want to try another one poured a little more aggressively.

01-31-2013 22:30:18 | More by Judgie
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Hopsiam14

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-31-2013 02:01:41 | More by Hopsiam14
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-31-2013 01:25:53 | More by st9647v3
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adam42381

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-30-2013 21:02:29 | More by adam42381
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M1A2

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-30-2013 20:09:46 | More by M1A2
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camelgar

Arizona

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-30-2013 04:44:55 | More by camelgar
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kbrown

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-29-2013 19:15:57 | More by kbrown
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richeddi

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

01-29-2013 17:59:57 | More by richeddi
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CanisMajor

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

01-29-2013 17:51:53 | More by CanisMajor
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larbush

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-29-2013 02:18:18 | More by larbush
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dan027

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +25.3%

01-28-2013 22:07:35 | More by dan027
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DmanGTR

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-28-2013 20:47:06 | More by DmanGTR
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.06/5  rDev +1.8%

Served from a 12oz bottle into a Grey Sail pint.

Appearance- Pitch black with very small mocha head. Great looking stout.

Smell- Roasted malts, cocoa, very light sweet licorice. Thats about it.

Taste- A lot going on here. Bitter malty stout with a light toasted licorice flavor and sweet cocoa. Finishes licoricey.

Mouthfeel- Big, smooth stout with light carbonation. Because of the licorice, I'd like it to be thicker feeling though.

Overall- This is a unique stout that I'm glad I got to try.

01-28-2013 20:07:51 | More by Seanniek91
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popery

California

3.75/5  rDev -6%

01-28-2013 03:09:29 | More by popery
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acsprouse

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-27-2013 08:20:06 | More by acsprouse
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Haywire

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-26-2013 02:44:51 | More by Haywire
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sgoro

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-26-2013 01:36:49 | More by sgoro
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-25-2013 21:31:52 | More by ComRock12
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-24-2013 13:47:18 | More by dmorgan310
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ejyoung

Arizona

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-22-2013 20:04:02 | More by ejyoung
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Steimie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

01-22-2013 00:50:41 | More by Steimie
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JDizzle

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6%

01-21-2013 18:26:06 | More by JDizzle
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Ry1975

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -6%

01-21-2013 16:53:07 | More by Ry1975
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uturn

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-21-2013 01:47:03 | More by uturn
Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,352 ratings.