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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Bell's Special Double Cream StoutBell's Special Double Cream Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,722 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2722
Reviews: 1327
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%


Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Double Cream Stout derives its name from its smooth, creamy texture, not the ingredients. Completely dairy-free, this stout blends ten different specialty malts to yield a remarkable depth of flavor. With only a touch of burnt notes, Double Cream Stout focuses on the softer, cocoa & espresso-like aspects of roasted malt.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 12-30-2001)
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

GLASS: Sam Adams Perfect Pint Glass
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 45 degrees
BATCH NUMBER: 9566 (February 2nd, 2010)

Backlighting this glass gives away only the slightest hint of brown, this is damn near solid black, in color. A two-finger head of creamy, dark brown colored, foam sits on top. It recedes to leave a surface covering layer approx 1/8th of an inch thick. The lacing is in medium-to-thick strands and is sufficiently sticky.

This is a wonderfully rich and inviting nose. Loads of smooth roasted malts come forth. A beautiful touch of cocoa powder. Traces of dark chocolates. Light touches of dark roasted coffee. Caramel notes. An almost lacto sweetness.

Follows the nose. The smoothness of flavor is really nice. Each component blends very nicely with the rest. Slightly more dry than the nose hinted at.

Full-bodied with a medium-to-high level of carbonation. Nicely creamy and very smooth.

This one is designed for drinking all through your session. Delicious. Smooth. Easy.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2011 04:08:52 | More by coldmeat23
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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 2,722 ratings.