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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,451 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,451
Reviews: 981
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 70
Gots: 195 | FT: 4
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:
Beer added by: Mitchster on 02-06-2002

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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

Smooth, balanced, & very sessionable. This is my go to porter if I want to knock back more then a few ;)

Photo of GStone899
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of confer
4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kniles38
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of tard24
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of dheldman
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of jiggidy
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of NonicPanic
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of Brihon
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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

Photo of GonzoEdghill
5/5  rDev +29.5%

Photo of Renegawam
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of micropale
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of RyanK252
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours deep dark brown with a slight ruby tinge, very little light passes through, with a mocha brown head that fades and laces nicely.

S: Roasted malt, a bit of coffee, faint dark fruit, and maybe even a little maple, and a touch of light smoke.

T: Roasted malt, some coffee and chocolate, a nice kinda smokiness, a bit of dark fruit, and a touch of sweetness on the finish.

M: Moderate carbonation keeps this one on the lighter side of medium bodied which is quite a pleasant surprise, goes down very smooth.

O: Very solid porter. I would happily drink this all day in the yard raking leaves.

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of bcgill
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Gajo74
4.16/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a creamy head. Aroma has elements of coffee, roasted malt and kind of a burnt wood like quality. Taste is mostly malty with elements of coffee. Finish is slightly bitter and hoppy. The feel is perhaps my favorite attribute; although it is a dark beer, it has a deceptively light, creamy and lively carbonation which lends itself to a crisp and refreshing taste normally associated with lighter beers. I had this beer with chocolate and it was a great pairing. Overall a nice example of porter.

Photo of gregcordle
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.88/5  rDev +0.5%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of ELECTRONICAnonymous
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,451 ratings.