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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

2,729 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2729
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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pheggeseth

California

4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into my Surly Darkness goblet.

A: black with ruby around the edges, pours pretty thick with a billowy, coffee colored head quickly generating, very enticing

S: roasted malt with a soft, sweet glow around the edges, not as pronounced as I hoped

T: hop/coffee bitterness up front with a great roasted malt backbone hitting in the middle, sweetness again in the back

M: good carbonation, pretty thick, but not extreme, well balanced

D: low abv, not obtrusive flavor, pleasant, not terribly unique, but still quite enjoyable, a flavorful stout you don't have to fuss over

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2008 23:56:16 | More by pheggeseth
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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 2,729 ratings.