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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,230 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,230
Reviews: 957
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 51
Gots: 115 | 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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BuckettOfBeer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-08-2014 02:05:45 | More by BuckettOfBeer
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CitizenGrain

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-08-2014 01:52:50 | More by CitizenGrain
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teleman

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-08-2014 01:51:09 | More by teleman
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BodyPolitic

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-07-2014 20:21:20 | More by BodyPolitic
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TheWiredDJ

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-07-2014 20:13:39 | More by TheWiredDJ
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a_beckman25

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-07-2014 15:42:51 | More by a_beckman25
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Woo-Woo-Dogs

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +29.5%

08-06-2014 21:48:51 | More by Woo-Woo-Dogs
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DanielGJ0

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-06-2014 21:13:48 | More by DanielGJ0
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Big_Dave

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-06-2014 19:46:07 | More by Big_Dave
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dave39

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

Another excellent beer by Bell's.

Coffee and chocolate notes are there, but not overpowering. Basically, I think this beer epitomizes most of Bell's offerings. Nothing Earth shattering, but very drinkable, tasty, and really nothing that is going to offend the beer drinker.

Although a different style, when I think of this beer I think of Stone's Levitation Ale, in the sense that both are a great interpretation of their respective style's, are very drinkable, and have nothing that is going to offend a drinker. Also, you can have several of these and not be passed out on the floor.

08-06-2014 19:29:18 | More by dave39
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-04-2014 23:45:43 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-04-2014 00:50:20 | More by craft_shannie
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-04-2014 00:27:39 | More by TempeBeerMan
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suckaj

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-03-2014 18:32:29 | More by suckaj
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RLSteller

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-02-2014 17:04:34 | More by RLSteller
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thedifferencemaker

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

08-01-2014 22:16:19 | More by thedifferencemaker
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MaxPowers

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-01-2014 18:23:23 | More by MaxPowers
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AD17

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

08-01-2014 17:27:06 | More by AD17
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ThatsStout

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

08-01-2014 10:45:58 | More by ThatsStout
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assman79

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-31-2014 21:16:23 | More by assman79
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Lucasrjoel


3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-31-2014 04:29:34 | More by Lucasrjoel
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Roxie_B

Alabama

4.36/5  rDev +13%

Bell’s Porter
Serving: Bottle into a pint glass.
Appearance: Black and opaque with slight amber highlights when held to the light. Thin collar and a swirl of lacing.
Smell: Dark fruits, raisins, floral notes and bagels. Perhaps a hit of caramel.
Taste: Stone fruits, raisins, coffee and yes more raisin bagel. This is a delicious and awesome beer. As it warms up you I get more toasted bread and coffee.
Mouthfeel: Slightly lighter than some porters but still leaves a nice lingering finish without any stickiness.
Overall: Excellent. This can be a new go to for me. Would order again and would recommend to anyone! Fantastic.

07-31-2014 02:02:36 | More by Roxie_B
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-30-2014 15:56:30 | More by Mark-Leggett
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Matthew1788

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-30-2014 15:15:55 | More by Matthew1788
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-30-2014 13:38:10 | More by Dicers
Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,230 ratings.