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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,038 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 3,038
Reviews: 1,347
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 173
Gots: 238 | 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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4/5  rDev +0.8%

stereosforgeeks, Dec 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

n2185, Dec 14, 2012
Photo of mooseo
3.74/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into snifter.

A - Pitch black with a thick creamy tan head.

S - Milk chocolate, caramel, wood, roasted malt.

T - Sweet roasted malt, light chocolate, and black coffee. Earthy hops lend balance. Hints of vanilla and burnt malt in the finish.

M - Very smooth and creamy. Light body, dry finish.

O - A pleasant easy drinking stout. Not complex by any means, but the overall flavor is nice. I only wish the mouthfeel wasn't so thin.

mooseo, Dec 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

MPiper, Dec 14, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: solid black, with a thick two finger head

Smell: Smells of sweet milk suggar and lightly roasted malts. A light, but satisfying smell.

Taste: A lot of grassy hops up front, with a nice light roast after taste and the very late aftertaste is pure espresso
4/5

Mouthfeel: Thick on the mouth, with a nice grainy texture
3.5/5

Overall: a pretty decent, though thoroughly not creamy stout. I would recommend it for something different and a decent smooth stout

I still believe that X2 stout is a superior cream stout, but this is fine

jucifer1818, Dec 13, 2012
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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,038 ratings.