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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,459 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,459
Reviews: 1,050
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 131
Gots: 174 | 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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Pintofbrown

Iowa

4/5  rDev +2%

This was had at the Sanctuary, served in a pint glass.

Appearance- The beer reached the table sporting a half-finger of mocha head. It degraded to a slight ring around the glass, but left some sheet lace there. The body is, well, coffee black.

Smell- The nose is loaded with coffee and char. Period. It has a big nose, and smells nice. If coffee and char is your type of nose.

Taste- Right off the bat some sweet mocha hits the palate, but then the roasted coffee starts to roll over the tongue in waves. The finish is full on roast, char, and some brown sugar. It would be nicer if that creamer quality was not bowled over so fast.

Mouth feel- The feel is medium to full with nice coating in the mouth. Only a little dry and the creaminess of the beer could be done a little better. Still good for a Bell's beer.

Overall- This stout certainly delivers with what is promised. It may even be a little too one-dimensional for me. Some of the better coffee stouts I have had included a little more coffee creamer and mocha.

Bell's says damn it all and just loads you up on coffee. It is worth a try if you enjoy some stout with your coffee.

11-22-2011 22:24:39 | More by Pintofbrown
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 16:09:50 | More by thewimperoo
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TATURBO

Illinois

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-22-2011 15:30:16 | More by TATURBO
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bob727

Florida

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 06:59:13 | More by bob727
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LockeSD

New York

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-22-2011 02:52:02 | More by LockeSD
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Another6Pack

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 01:42:03 | More by Another6Pack
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

11-22-2011 01:24:15 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 17:45:16 | More by Rochefort10nh
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WillyMac

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 15:38:28 | More by WillyMac
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zc151

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 07:30:43 | More by zc151
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 04:37:36 | More by barnzy78
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Centennial

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

Bottle into Pint Glass, bottled 9-14-11

A. Black coffee color with half finger tan head, very dark.

S. Fine roasted coffee and sweet mocha espresso, very inviting.

T. Coffee with nice honey smoothness, charred espresso with a mild bitter finish.

M. On the thin side, but the rich taste balances it to a good feel.

O. Good coffee stout, but I prefer mine a little bolder in many aspects, but this is easy drinking compared to many.

11-21-2011 03:30:48 | More by Centennial
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cgrz

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 00:05:21 | More by cgrz
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jhighlandbrewing

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-20-2011 23:35:44 | More by jhighlandbrewing
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Rempo

Indiana

2/5  rDev -49%

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supercolter

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

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kungpao

Texas

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-20-2011 02:57:06 | More by kungpao
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AlexChillton

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

11-19-2011 23:51:06 | More by AlexChillton
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brewpubbung

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

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FedExPope

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.6%

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athouve1

North Dakota

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-19-2011 17:37:41 | More by athouve1
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2011 03:11:40 | More by DoctorB2B
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

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bacher468

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2011 00:55:27 | More by bacher468
Bell's Java Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 2,459 ratings.