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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,334 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,334
Reviews: 1,380
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 192
Gots: 333 | 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:
Beer added by: Mitchster on 12-30-2001

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.
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3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Pours a pitch black color with a 1/2-finger tan head
S: Burnt malt, coffee, cocoa powder- good but not like some stouts I want to keep smelling all day
T: Roasted malt, cocoa, coffee, a hint of burnt sugar
M: Medium-bodied, smooth
O: Not my favorite stout, not my favorite Bells beer, but overall a solid beer & enjoyable to drink

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3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

First beer I've had the pleasure of enjoying from the guys at Bell's. Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a tulip glass. Beer came out jet black but ran smooth down the glass, not overly viscous, I was a little surprised at the very little head that emerged. Smell; strong roasted malt and slightly sweet not much else yet. I Let the beer sit for about five minutes and some notes of coffee began to emerge. First sip very smooth roasted malt obviously comes through, the coffee i smelt earlier makes a strong entrance without overpowering. Second sip begins to reveal subtle flavor of burnt sugar and the creaminess of the beer becomes more noticeble. With a name like double cream stout i honestly wasn't sure what to expect of what to compare it to, but great beer overall.

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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,334 ratings.