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

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,682 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 2,682
Reviews: 1,066
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 146
Gots: 236 | FT: 13
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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4/5  rDev +2%

a77cj7, Nov 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

kberchtold, Nov 20, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.92/5  rDev 0%

GregDuB65, Nov 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Notacraftdrinker, Nov 19, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter (13473 PCKGD 9/11/14 B)

A: Very dark, brown, pitch black in the center, but light bleeds through around the edges, unlike with Expedition. No collar or lacing or head.
S: This is a lot more black coffee than the Double Cream Stout. A bit of rubbing alcohol but a lot of roast.
T: A nice bit of hop bitterness in here with black coffee and creamer in the mix. This definitely is one of the better coffee stouts that I've had, especially for a non-RIS or double/imperial stout.
M: Smooth, silky and a bit creamy. Only a bit of carbonation felt on the swallow.
O: I wouldn't be surprised if they accidentally filled the Special Double Cream Stout in Java bottles and vice versa. Pairs well with M&M's. This is definitely the third best of their regular stouts. This will probably be my first and last breakfast stout.

Expedition/Black Note > Java > Special Double Cream/Kalamazoo > Cherry

gillagorilla, Nov 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

SWChi, Nov 17, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into Chimay Chalice 2013 bottle

A: Dark coloring light head nice film on the top

S: coffee and earth some charr

T: it tastes like coffee then dirt which is odd but it has a dirt component to it then still coffee even with a year

M: medium bodied nothing amazing

O: it's just ok it's another one of those coffee stouts that fresh it just overwhelms with coffee then it's like oh you wanted a beer hmm nope just coffee.

SomethingClever, Nov 17, 2014
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WiscoTerr, Nov 16, 2014
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McBAINx, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

smi69, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Bottle from Maltitude. Pours dark black with brown head. Aroma of espresso, roasted malts, and chocolate. Taste is very strong of coffee and roasted malts. Like drinking warm, alcoholic coffee. Heavy bodied. Very good.

ttroha, Nov 16, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +1%

C_Wolfe45, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

einman, Nov 14, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -1%

Merl77, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

rsquared59, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

yannimou, Nov 12, 2014
Bell's Java Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 2,682 ratings.