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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,114 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 2,114
Reviews: 953
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 49
Gots: 94 | 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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Pelletben

Michigan

5/5  rDev +29.5%

06-16-2014 23:14:12 | More by Pelletben
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Mlawrence

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-16-2014 22:45:55 | More by Mlawrence
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ipc2000

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-16-2014 03:03:45 | More by ipc2000
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starshockey9

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-16-2014 00:56:53 | More by starshockey9
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-15-2014 22:57:57 | More by BamfBacon
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slainte001


4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-15-2014 18:57:46 | More by slainte001
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brittanylicious

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-15-2014 14:37:30 | More by brittanylicious
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heysuz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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tmaury

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Anyportinastorm

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-13-2014 22:23:53 | More by doremite
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-13-2014 21:07:09 | More by wrightst
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TP_43

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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yeaprolly

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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LakerLeith

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-11-2014 20:48:50 | More by LakerLeith
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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moshea

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-09-2014 23:35:41 | More by moshea
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-09-2014 21:21:00 | More by MattXT
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GeorgiaGirl93

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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jmw4437

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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larryarms847

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Leowulfe

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-07-2014 22:10:37 | More by Leowulfe
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BucannonXC5

California

3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Lagunitas mason jar
From: Bine & Vine Bottleshop in Normal Heights (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $2.19
Purchased: June 6, 2014
Consumed: June 6, 2014
Misc.: Packaged on April 3, 2014

Poured an almost pitch black color with two fingers of khaki-tan head, which settled along nicely on the top. Very good amount of spiderweb, layered lacing along the sides of the glass. Fantastic retention on the top of the glass all the way down.

Smelled caramel espresso malts. Also toffee, roasty nuts, buttery malts, dark chocolate, caramel fudge and faint coffee beans.

Tasted dark chocolate, crayon, smoky fire, almost ashtray, bitter coffee notes, roasty nutty malts, slight butter malts and a bit of burnt toast.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth finish.

A pretty good porter overall. Not my favorite, but probably better than most. I’d have it again.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 06:07:56 | More by BucannonXC5
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generallee

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-06-2014 12:57:15 | More by generallee
Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 2,114 ratings.