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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,251 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,251
Reviews: 958
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 51
Gots: 121 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Deep dark rubiness tends to a black appearance there was a thin wispy head with little retention.

The scent was dry cracker malty with touches of sweet chocolate and coffee. Very weak, the scent is nice but thin.

This porter does excel in taste with dry chocolate malt and roasted malt or toasted bread/cracker. Hints toward a red ale the dry chocolate lends back to a stout which makes this porter slightly schizophrenic. The feel is easy but substantial and holds this beer together.

KYGunner, Apr 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Steimie, Apr 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

FreshZ, Apr 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

StefanosG, Apr 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Ljoreilly, Apr 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- poured a dark solid brown color. No hint if any other shades even when held to a light. 2 & 1/2 finger head with good retention and nice lacing

S- dark chocolate, coffee and some roasted grains. Maybe a hint of dark fruit there

T- tastes very much like it smells. Bitter dark chocolate, moderate coffee flavor and some slight toasty grains.

M- mouthfeel was medium. Finish was medium with good carbonation to give it done crispness

A soild porter from Bells. Not exciting but still rather nice

mecummins, Apr 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,251 ratings.