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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,920 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 2,920
Reviews: 1,335
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 168
Gots: 208 | FT: 3
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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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

11-03-2012 19:58:12 | More by ReeseMax3
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Lukas

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

11-03-2012 02:05:44 | More by Lukas
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +0.8%

11-02-2012 19:57:40 | More by dmorgan310
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-02-2012 01:58:29 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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tswater

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-31-2012 03:31:27 | More by tswater
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seplo

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

10-30-2012 18:50:56 | More by seplo
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fredmugs

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

10-30-2012 15:19:02 | More by fredmugs
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-29-2012 00:34:34 | More by ssimpson89
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-28-2012 02:28:06 | More by WoodburyMN
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BradSchultz


1/5  rDev -74.8%

10-27-2012 14:35:30 | More by BradSchultz
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gtermi

Texas

4.23/5  rDev +6.5%

A: Beer pours a nice dark black body with a nice thick tan head that quickly fades.

S: I am picking up a lot of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, toffee and a sweet malt.

T: There is a strong amount of roasted malt, some chocolate, coffee bitterness and as the beer lingers, it becomes much sweeter.

M: The beer is very easy to drink and has a tiny amount of crispness on the tip of the tongue and the back of the throat.

O: This is a very tasty beer and fits perfect with the season. Nothing better than a stout when it is cold outside.

10-27-2012 08:02:56 | More by gtermi
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karatebartender

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-27-2012 03:15:11 | More by karatebartender
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-24-2012 22:52:28 | More by Falcone
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lisahope27

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-24-2012 01:54:44 | More by lisahope27
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dpomranky1

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-23-2012 02:33:29 | More by dpomranky1
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-22-2012 21:21:16 | More by sendbeer
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flyersfan900

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-21-2012 03:06:50 | More by flyersfan900
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-21-2012 02:25:52 | More by lupercmda
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rolandboy

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

10-20-2012 03:19:18 | More by rolandboy
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GTB

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-20-2012 02:16:11 | More by GTB
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KMcG

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

10-20-2012 01:25:08 | More by KMcG
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RWLawman

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -9.8%

A - Pours the color of coffee, with a thick creamy head that narrows as you drink, but still retains a half-inch head for the majority of the experience.

S - Mostly chocolate, a little roasted malt, and a slight hint of alcohol.

T - Follows the nose, mostly. I taste a lot of chocolate, light roasted malts, and cream. Though the cream is present, I expected a little more for a drink titled, "Double Cream" I'm sure it's better on a nitro-tap.

M - Smooth and creamy, but there is some carbonation in there.

O - For an out of the bottle cream stout, I thought this was pretty good. On nitro-tap, I think this beer would be a knock out. I would have also liked a little more decisiveness in the flavor...either more chocolate, or more cream. Since it's a cream stout, more cream would be great.

10-19-2012 02:04:48 | More by RWLawman
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Lob

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-19-2012 02:01:25 | More by Lob
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jtd1969

North Carolina

3.83/5  rDev -3.5%

A - dark dark brown with a quickly head that is tan in color but dissipates quickly.

S - sweet burnt sugary smell, maybe a tad dark fruit

T - chocolate creamy, light roastiness, some booze, light on coffee end

M - nice hop character, creamy and light, light carbonation

D - good beer I think it could be a little more rich. However, I recommend it.

10-19-2012 00:43:33 | More by jtd1969
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Jimmyoc25

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-18-2012 04:43:14 | More by Jimmyoc25
Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 2,920 ratings.