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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

3,183 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,183
Reviews: 1,419
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 145
Gots: 221 | 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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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a 6 oz tasting glass: head was tan, presenting 1/2 inch thick then dissipating to a ring, color is black, deep nice color.

Smell is very pleasant blend of roasted malts and subtle caramel with a touch of licorice; hops are grassy.

Taste is blend of roasted malts, cleaner pale malt, hint of licorice; similar to the aroma the hops are earthy, subtle grass and hint of pine.

Mouthfeel is a touch on the sweeter side than expected, somewhat lingering and near cloying flavor on the cheeks.

Overall, i like the balance and touch of licorice in this brew, mouthfeel is a touch cloying but does not distract from the overall beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 23:12:19 | More by mvanaskie13
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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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dave39

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Don't know why this beer is only rated at 89. I found it to be close to perfect, and I am not a stout guy.

Very subtle coffee, chocolate, and roasted notes hit the nostrils upon opening.

Very pleasant, very drinkable, and extremely well balanced.

A sessionable brew and every day drinkable. Great job, Bells.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2014 19:14:06 | More by dave39
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New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-02-2014 03:45:50 | More by RichD
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

06-01-2014 19:44:18 | More by facesnorth
Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,183 ratings.