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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,423 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,423
Reviews: 1,047
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 130
Gots: 169 | 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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afdempse

Maryland

3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours with a huge frothy head that takes its time settling down. Thick foam clings to the sides of the glass on its way down.

Big aroma of black coffee and darkly roasted barley.

Bold, bitter coffee flavor with a roasty edge. Dark chocolate, riesen candy, burnt toast notes. Slight caramel finish mixes with light alcohol notes in the breath.

Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Medium-low carbonation. Seems a bit more like beer coffee than coffee beer, but I liked it just the same.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2011 02:27:37 | More by afdempse
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Bell's Java Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 2,423 ratings.