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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

3,230 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,230
Reviews: 1,424
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 146
Gots: 226 | FT: 10
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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Lgrec8

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

03-02-2014 18:25:20 | More by Lgrec8
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mjtiernan

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-15-2011 05:40:15 | More by mjtiernan
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-14-2011 14:27:26 | More by bpfrush
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RyanPS

Pennsylvania

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11-16-2011 00:38:14 | More by RyanPS
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Alabama

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DrKarl

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Clandestinex

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-11-2011 07:58:50 | More by Clandestinex
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Delaware

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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wo87810

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-22-2011 19:40:26 | More by wo87810
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-27-2011 22:18:46 | More by rwilde
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West Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Texas

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SPRichard

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-27-2011 15:49:35 | More by SPRichard
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navband

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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dsauter

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-28-2011 00:10:16 | More by dsauter
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TheLevi4000

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

10-20-2013 00:59:14 | More by TheLevi4000
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brewQ

Missouri

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

Truly a black beer- just a tinge of red on the edges of the pour.
Tightly knit caramel colored head- darker than some beers by itself!

Chocolate and coffeee notes rise from this roasted malt brew.
Not nearly as intimidating to the taste as it might appear-.

Keep sippin- you'll find a nice even coating without cloying at the finish.
A different kind of drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2005 02:40:14 | More by brewQ
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dhmxray

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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cynical1027

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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r0nyn

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Justind04

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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mdaschaf

Washington

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

A: Pours an inky black with a one finger mocha colored head. Decent retention leaving a little bit of foam in the center and ring on the outer edge. Moderate lacing.

S: Not overly strong smelling. A sweet smelling beer, coffee, licorice, some brown sugar, and molasses. I get a little bit of butter as well.

T: The predominant flavors are coffee and mocha, but the coffee is more like coffee ice cream than hot coffee. There is a roasted malt flavor in the middle a little bit as well as hints of chocolate, molasses, and oatmeal.

M: Creamy and chewy. Medium to full bodied, nice carbonation that seems to fit well. Has a surprisingly dry finish.

O: Quite happy with this beer. Glad that the coffee doesn't overwhelm the beer since I am not a fan of coffee beers. Not my favorite stout, but I wouldn't turn it away.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2011 01:17:15 | More by mdaschaf
Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,230 ratings.