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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,613 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,613
Reviews: 1,448
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 157
Gots: 325 | 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:
Stout brewed with Brewer's Licorice.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-11-2001)
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Photo of delta490
3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an almost-black deep brown. There's a thin-ish medium-light tan head that mostly dissipates quickly but leaves some nice soapy lacing. The aroma is light roasted notes with a little alcohol sweetness. The taste is very good but not particularly complex, with a deeper roasted tone and maybe a hint of chicory. The body is thinner and smooth.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of brewskifan55
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. About 5 months old.

A: Black with a ruby rim. A tan half finger head that dissipates fast. Decent lacing.

S: Picking up coffee notes, anise, dark chocolate and vanilla. Very inviting.

T: Smooth, robust. Follows nose with a nice vanilla finish.

M: Medium with medium to heavy carbonation.

O: A terrific sipper. Great with cheddar cheese or something chocolate.

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3.76/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of BrettMRogers
3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.06/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.52/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Mo_fro
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Black and non transparent. The head is about a quarter inch thick and chocolate in color. Very little lacing around the glass as the head recedes.
S- Smell is sweet toasted almond and milk chocolate.
T- Not as sweet as it smells, has a nice smooth coffee and chocolate flavor to start followed by a toasted bread taste. It has a slight bitter taste at the end and no trace of alcohol.
M- Smooth and light with a crisp finish medium carbonation.
O- Drink ability is high, flavor is well balanced. Definitely a stout I will search for when craving one

Photo of lenbert
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.36/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.52/5  rDev +13.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

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3.4/5  rDev -14.6%

Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
90 out of 100 based on 3,613 ratings.