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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,145 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,145
Reviews: 953
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 50
Gots: 97 | 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: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance is dark brown to almost black with a tan head. Head retention is average, with lacing slightly above average. A nice combination of cocoa, coffee, and dark fruit scents make for a very enjoyable smell. The taste is flavorful - very well balanced with nice complexity. A panorama of flavors including dark fruit, chocolate, coffee, and bitter citrus cross the palate in approximately that order. Mouthfeel is good but not outstanding for the style. I'd put this among the best porters that I've had.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2012 21:28:20 | More by DeltaGolfSierra
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Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,145 ratings.