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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,066 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,066
Reviews: 1,348
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 173
Gots: 247 | FT: 2
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep, deep brown, almost black... as style will dictate, I suppose. A bit of a ruby tinge around the edges. Nice, creamy & puffy head.

S: Milk chocolate, a little bit of coffee scent.

T + M: A very creamy milk chocolate... really light and smooth. Carbonation is quite light, and the brew is rather sweet and somewhat similar to chocolate milk made with Nestle syrup.

D: Very smooth, but almost gets a little sweet after a while. Not cloying and sticky, fortunately. Smooth enough for a couple or more, or until the ABV gets a bit overwhelming.

Proteus93, May 11, 2008
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Double Cream Stout pours a solid black with a tan one finger head that looks rather strong.

The aromas are milk chocolate and roasted malt. It smells rather tasty.

Taste is sweet up front and then finishes with enough bitterness to keep things from cloying. A moderate carbonation and creamy mouthfeel make for pretty good drinkability.

This can replace a chocolate desert, or compliment it rather than coffee.

rtratzlaff, Oct 21, 2008
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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,066 ratings.