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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

412 Ratings
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Ratings: 412
Reviews: 317
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 59
Gots: 6 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-11-2001

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3.38/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

M -Medium body. Light carbonation.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Anonymous1
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of SkeeterBoganski
3.67/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

'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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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours less dark than expected, a dark brown moreso than used motor oil black like in many of the Bell's stouts. Aroma, could discern the rye portion of this. Other than that, it was pretty average in every way. Average roasting, sweetness etc. . .

Taste, solid. Some toffee which probably helped with the darker brown appearance. Still not really getting what makes this a rye stout, just can't taste or smell it. Mild chocolate malt. Seemed like it was more of an oatmeal than a rye stout at times. Hint of smoke.

For a Bell's stout (cherry, expedition etc. . . ) it was below average, but easily above average for every other stout out there. Enjoyable and would drink again. I think the next bottle I'll drink as my first beer of the day to try and get a better grasp on the rye aspect.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Bell's Rye Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 412 ratings.