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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

3,394 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,394
Reviews: 1,432
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 149
Gots: 264 | 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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4/5  rDev +0.3%

cestlavie, Jun 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

BayouBengal1537, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark pitch black beer with some shy red hues, no head at all.

smell is of chocolate, dark roasted coffee and toffee flavours.

taste wise is melasse flavours with shy licorise, malty, dark chocolate with a shy bitterness, some hints of coffee notes are present too

3Vandoo, Sep 02, 2008
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

radiofish, Jul 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

pknyc, May 31, 2013
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Kubrickx, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

djcira, Feb 19, 2012
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ChipMurray, Jan 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

BlueMoon10, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Markus98, Apr 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Imsothirsty, Jan 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

freduardo, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Black with a shade of purple. Pours a decent one fingered head then dissipates quickly and leaves a small cover. Decent lacing.

Smell: Small hints of licorice with a whiff of dark chocolate. The main smell is coffee with roasted malts.

Taste: Roasted malts with coffee dominate the palate. Black licorice makes more of an appearance as the beer warms and gives a sweet flavor and aftertaste to the beer.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation with a thick feel to it.

Overall: A nice stout worth drinking at least once.

HattedClassic, Jul 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bell's makes another great beer in this Kalamazoo Stout. One thing great about Bell's is that they are not a one trick pony but put time and effort into all their beers to be one of the best hand crafted breweries. This stout pours jet black into my pint glass with a little creamy head. Chocolate and sweet smell either hops or alcohol is very pleasant. Hoppy chocolate taste to a bitter hazelnut coffee flavor. You can feels the hops on tongue and is an easy drinker. Love this Michigan beer.

sweett3k, Mar 29, 2011
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wethorseblanket, Sep 12, 2012
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ejyoung, Jan 22, 2013
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leeo, Dec 18, 2011
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Plonk, May 29, 2013
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nknauz, Mar 22, 2012
Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,394 ratings.