Bell's Special Double Cream Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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Reviews by nrs207:
4/5 rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A - Pretty damn dark, big surprise. Light brown head, not too thick. About a finger. Leaves decent lacing.
S - Heavy on the coffee and roasted character. Definitely getting a tiny bit of chocolate, but this is a coffee and roasted malt forward beer in the nose.
T - Backs up my suspicions. The dominant flavors are coffee and roasted malt, and then chocolate.
M - It's pretty smooth. Not the smoothest stout I've had, but it's not bad. Pretty drinkable. No hint of the abv.
O - This is a solid entry at a lower level abv stout. I typically drink imperial stouts, but I figured I'd give this a shot based on what they have on tap where I am. I don't regret my decision, unlike my first beer, Oberon.
Serving type: on-tap
04-19-2012 01:42:20 | More by nrs207
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3.98/5 rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
A - Pours pitch black with a two-finger tan foamy head. Heavy lacing.
S - Roasted malts, sweet milk chocolate, and dark coffee.
T - Follows the smell. Roasted malts with sweet milk chocolate. Bitter coffee in the middle. Finish is smokey.
M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth drinking with a watery mouthfeel.
O - Very easy drinking roasted stout. A little more body would help out. Still very good.
Serving type: bottle
03-05-2014 03:18:15 | More by TreyIsWilson
4.61/5 rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Had this last night at the bar, I have not had anything from Bell's that I have disliked so far. This one I truly appreciated, since it is a cream stout that does not contain dairy. Nice smooth mouth feel, delicious chocolate flavor. This stout is pleasing, without being thick and is very easy to drink. I recommend it highly.
Serving type: on-tap
03-01-2014 17:43:56 | More by Oktobergirl
Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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