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Bell's Porter - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,956 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1956
Reviews: 943
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%


Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 02-06-2002)
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312HopBomb

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark brown with a smallish head and not much lacing.

Smells like roast coffee and malt mingled with some earthy hops.

The taste is like a darker brown ale that is balanced with no particular flavor dominating the palate. The malts are not bitter and there is not much sweetness unlike the O'so Night Train porter that I just rated which leaned more to the sweet espresso stout side of things. This is more true to style but not spectacular. Some dry cocoa powder as well.

The mouthfeel is medium and carbonation is light.

Overall it is a decent porter which is one of my favorite styles. A good dark beer for summer sipping.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2012 03:40:56 | More by 312HopBomb
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Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 1,956 ratings.