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

Bell's PorterBell's Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,958 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1958
Reviews: 944
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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Reviews by dogfooddog:
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dogfooddog

Panama

4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

second bell's beer i have had, thanks to MABZ.

pours with a light tan head, nose is attractive dark roasted cocoa, some hoppiness in there too.

taste is balanced, the roasted malt mixing with some notable hops, overall sense of dark sweetness.

entirely too drinkable, and another very pleasant bell's product.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2006 02:09:37 | More by dogfooddog
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Poured from a 12oz bottle to a pint glass. I got this on a trade and it's been sitting in the refrigerator a couple weeks. I was craving breakfast burritos for dinner and this was a nice addition.
A: dark cola color with a lovely khaki head with nice lacing. Ok retention.
S: not a whole lot there for a porter. But a little toastiness.
T: the way a porter should taste. That is all.
M: a little more carbonation than I would like. Medium body.
O: I really enjoyed this. Not a lot of complexity, but very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

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Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 1,958 ratings.