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

3,630 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,630
Reviews: 1,450
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 158
Gots: 330 | 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 richj1970
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bone53
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance (4.25): Black with no light shining through. A finger of mocha head

Smell (4.25): Dark chocolate (cocoa), coffee, slight smoke and licorice.

Taste (4): Great chocolate character upfront with coffee and roasted malt in the middle and smoke and licorice on the finish.

Mouthfeel (4): Light bodied for a stout; Still smooth yet crisp with the right amount of carbonation and bitterness

Overall (4.06): This is just a good ol standard stout, nothing more or less. It has a good chocolate presence with a hefty amount of roasted malts and coffee character with undertones of smoke and licorice. It wont knock ur socks off, but it does hit the spot.

Photo of Salter714
3.31/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MurrayMumbles
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JNForsyth
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Keelin
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of JmikeyB
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of bckayaalp
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of docoman
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Pretty good, not my favorite, but much better than the dagger stout I had sampled same trip to Bell's.

Photo of bmeehan
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

It tastes like black licorice, but not in a way that makes you say, "Aw, shit...no one likes black licorice." It's good.

Photo of elgatoborracho
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of NightiaDravina
2.56/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of Grodd87
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of rockernino
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of HoppyHoosier
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of misternebbie
4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of SkylerMartin23
4.36/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of dankslurpee
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of dsnyder61
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Qbdoo
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of shainadawn
4.48/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of stevehagy
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Sazz9
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of riotontheroad
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,630 ratings.