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

Bell's Java StoutBell's Java Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,262 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2262
Reviews: 1041
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%


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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drumrboy22

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to EliteDigger for this one. Batch #8216, packaged on 11/7/07. Served at cellar temp. Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Delirium Tremens snifter. Beer was black with a two finger, foamy, light brown head. Heavy lacing around the glass. Very soft carbonation.

Aroma was roasted coffee, malt and light vanilla.

Taste was slightly bitter roasted coffee, light chocolate and sweet malt. Nice beer and not overwhelming.

Full flavored and thick mouthfeel. Dry and slightly bitter finish.

I'm a sucker for coffee beers. This one is a winner in my book.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2008 17:29:35 | More by drumrboy22
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Look: Very little light can pass through. I just shined a bright flashlight through the opposite side of the glass and it turns only slightly red. A very dark stout.

Smell: Coffee right away. I'm not very sophisticated, so I don't smell much else. Just coffee.

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Bell's Java Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 2,262 ratings.