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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,220 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,220
Reviews: 957
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 50
Gots: 114 | 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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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-09-2012 00:47:48 | More by imperialking
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ipcolling

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-09-2012 00:10:52 | More by ipcolling
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Rob315

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-06-2012 15:17:34 | More by Rob315
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beer4brian331

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-04-2012 04:43:59 | More by beer4brian331
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dragomni

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-02-2012 23:10:59 | More by dragomni
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

3.93/5  rDev +1.8%

Very dark brown to almost black with a light tan head. I did'nt get much head despite a pretty rough pour. Some lacing.

Smells of dark chocolates and coffee. A little smokiness is also present.

Taste follows the smell nicely. Nice chocolatey bitter finish. Coffee aftertaste that lingers.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied. Good carbonation. Smooth.

Overall this is good.

01-01-2012 23:26:39 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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cerunincos

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-31-2011 20:02:27 | More by cerunincos
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-31-2011 19:30:42 | More by oldvines
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nanocneirbo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-31-2011 01:29:08 | More by nanocneirbo
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LtCracker20

Connecticut

4.3/5  rDev +11.4%

A- Pours a deep dark brown body with reddish hues around the edges. A nice 2-finger khaki head with good retention. It takes a long time to fall, and stays at a pretty thick cap and leaves great lacing. A very beautiful looking beer.

S- Roasted malts, slight smokiness, caramel, chocolate, and espresso. The caramel relly stands out.

T- Roasted malts, caramel malts, sweet milk chocolate, some coffee, and a slight bitterness in the end.

MF- Medium bodied and creamy feel to this one.

12-30-2011 00:16:35 | More by LtCracker20
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wilfonzo

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-29-2011 22:00:41 | More by wilfonzo
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TCgoalie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-29-2011 21:01:06 | More by TCgoalie
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Grebdioz

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-28-2011 07:43:35 | More by Grebdioz
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brotherloco

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-27-2011 13:14:27 | More by brotherloco
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Fallingonwater10

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-24-2011 20:48:49 | More by Fallingonwater10
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Antnyd82

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-24-2011 08:06:49 | More by Antnyd82
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porterguy41

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-23-2011 23:14:34 | More by porterguy41
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IlPostino

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-23-2011 01:52:31 | More by IlPostino
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NvMyBeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-21-2011 07:51:49 | More by NvMyBeer
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.22/5  rDev +9.3%

An opaque black beer with a small, quickly dissipating head, spotty lacing. Visibly carbonated and on the thin-bodied side. Roasted, malty aroma with dark coffee, molasses, and a touch of fruity sweetness underneath.

Flavor is very much the same but has a more assertive, bitter hoppiness. Coffee flavors become much more vivid over time. Nice roastiness.

Lively carbonation that prickles the tongue a bit; a little thin but appropriate for the style. Very easy drinking. A beer that really opens up as it breathes; complex roast, coffee, hop, char, burnt sugar and creme brulee flavors emerge.

12-20-2011 16:11:54 | More by tobelerone
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Weegee40

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

12-20-2011 01:07:20 | More by Weegee40
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twkirkby

Michigan

5/5  rDev +29.5%

12-17-2011 13:37:18 | More by twkirkby
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TasteTester

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-17-2011 00:07:23 | More by TasteTester
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Goldfoot

Michigan

5/5  rDev +29.5%

12-16-2011 15:29:30 | More by Goldfoot
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dannyfrost

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-16-2011 03:21:54 | More by dannyfrost
Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,220 ratings.