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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,154 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,154
Reviews: 953
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 50
Gots: 98 | FT: 3
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my go-to FFF nonik glass.

Tan head that fades to a fine whisp of lace. Dark chocolate brown opaque body. Large clump of sediment settled in the bottom of my glass.
Huge chocolate nose. Very malty and sweet with a definite vanilla aroma. Minimal hop aroma. There's some there, but it's in the background.
Chocolate on the tongue as well. Malty with not much hoppyness at all. Slight carbonation, but not enough to prevent me from taking large mouthfulls of it. Rich and biscuity. Very nice Porter. This would go great with a grilled steak and caramelized onions. Time to start the grill.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2008 20:53:40 | More by Brewfan
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Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,154 ratings.