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Bell's Rye Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

399 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 399
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 58
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-11-2001)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-24-2013 01:37:11 | More by djrn2
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-11-2013 22:13:00 | More by matjack85
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01-21-2013 18:26:20 | More by JDizzle
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

01-13-2013 03:06:55 | More by buzze40
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

3.86/5  rDev -0.8%

Thank you jebus, finally more fractioned ratings.

A: Pretty nice dark brown. A molasses color. Head is pretty weak.

S: An earthy acidity comes through. A bit of maltyness.

T: Very smooth. Malt, a kiss of alcohol, a bit of rye, a bit of smokiness. Pretty solid. A bit light.

M: Smooth, medium body. Finish is a bit too light and watery.

Overall this is a pretty solid beer. The flavors are all subtle which is both good and bad. It makes for an easy to drink beer. Problem is the finish is weak and I can't pinpoint any outstanding qualities. Pretty nice beer and worth checking out.

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Michigan

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tectactoe

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev -5.4%

Pours a deep, deep brown, almost black color, mostly opaque with a light tan head that is somewhat small and hard to bring out, even with an aggressive pour and a swirl of the glass. Aroma is chocolaty with slight coffee flavors surrounding it; silky, creamy, with a sweet aroma, much like a coffee loaded up with cream and sugar. Very smooth initial mouth feel; bittersweet chocolates come out and darken up as they warm on the palate. The heavy coffee flavors come out about halfway though - very similar to the aroma, the coffee profile is sweet, silky, and creamy rather than dark and bitter. Huge gashes of roasted malts hit the palate left and right, providing a nice ground for all of these other flavors to stand upon. Some bread-like rye finally comes out, but not much until the aftertaste. Slight hop presence, dry and ashy, provides a touch of bitterness to help balance the malty sweetness. Silky mouth, medium-thick body, low carbonation.

Seems like more of a milk/sweet stout than a regular stout. I would've liked the rye to play a more prominent part, but overall it was a pretty tasty beer.

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On tap at KBE.

A - Black with a thing layer of white head.

S - Light nose. Roast and a light chocolate aroma.

T - Roast, light chocolate and a hint of coffee. Fairly light overall but a decent flavour profile.

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'Earthy, dark chocolate aroma';

Appearance: significant head; strong lacing; deep brown in color

Smell: malty on the nose; seemingly light cocoa

Taste: chocolate malt in flavor; one of the lightest stouts I've tried

Mouthfeel: easily drinkable, not overly carbonated

Overall: easy and sessionable, but slightly bitter.

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Bell's Rye Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 399 ratings.