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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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3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: A very dark brown pour with a creamy tan head. Amazing retention and good lacing.

S: Lots of roasted malt, a hint of chocolate and coffee.

T: More creamy roasted malt throughout. As in the nose, a touch of chocolate and coffee.

M: Surprisingly thick and creamy for a 5.6% beer.

O: Overall an excellent porter. Not amazing like a Great Lakes or a Founders but just one tier down.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 20:03:16 | More by Dope
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New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is close to near black in color. It poured with a half finger high beige head that has good retention properties and never completely faded away.
S: There are aromas of roasted malts in the nose along with some notes of coffee.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and is quite complex with flavors of roasted malts, notes of chocolate and hints of cocoa and coffee. The finish has some bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and very smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is very easy to drink and goes down smoothly.

Serving type: bottle

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3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into glass, also noticed the yeast cake in the bottle, didnt know they bottle conditioned.

A - Very Dark black with ruby highlights in light. offwhite head that leaves nice lacing.

S - smells of chocolate and carmel malts

T - Tastes complex, starts malty, then carmel with chocolate taste increasing from slight to full on by swallow time

M - thick

overal this is very good, thick and chocolatey, good for the cold season. very stout like (or are stouts port like?)

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Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,145 ratings.