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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,433 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,433
Reviews: 1,048
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 130
Gots: 170 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-11-2001)
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.68/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams pint glass.

Appearance: Very dark brown with a little bit of amber red coming from the bottom. Lots of rising bubbles noticeable which is odd for a heavy stout. Big two finger tan head that has great retention and lacing.

Smell: Huge aroma of coffee beans with hints of nuts, roasted malts and a little chocolate. A little dark fruit too. Coffee dominates the aroma.

Taste: Tastes like it smells with an iced coffee flavor dominating. Also getting dark malts, chocolate, nuts, and dark fruit. A decent amount of bitterness helps remind you that this is a beer and not something from Starbucks.

Mouthfeel: Medium to heavy body with a medium carbonation. Very smooth.

Overall: A great coffee stout. Coffee flavor dominates and is very tasty, even for someone who is not much of a coffee drinker like me.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2011 07:03:44 | More by MattyG85
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2013

A- Near black, light moca colored head about 1 finger high. Light lacing, visable bubbles up the sides.

S- Heavy coffee up front, some malts, bread, muted chocolates.

T- Coffee, malts, some chocolate, strong coffee finish with a bitter acidy finish

M- Medium, slick, decent.

O- like the smell, taste was somewhat of a let down, didn't care for the bitter acid like finish. Coming from one of my favorite brewerys this was a disappointment. Maybe it sat to long in my beer celler, will get a fresher one and re-review at some point.

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Bell's Java Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 2,433 ratings.