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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,915 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 2,915
Reviews: 1,334
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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rderedin

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

09-01-2012 00:16:01 | More by rderedin
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Auror

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-29-2012 04:00:26 | More by Auror
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sourgrass

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

08-28-2012 15:18:50 | More by sourgrass
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Sponybrian


1/5  rDev -74.8%

08-24-2012 20:40:26 | More by Sponybrian
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JVan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-22-2012 15:24:17 | More by JVan
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-22-2012 00:22:38 | More by t0rin0
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KJabo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-20-2012 02:22:17 | More by KJabo
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JBarx

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-19-2012 21:51:27 | More by JBarx
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-19-2012 17:01:47 | More by slowdaddy
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crash8per

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

08-19-2012 16:43:26 | More by crash8per
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-18-2012 23:52:03 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev -0.5%

12oz bottle thanks to Veldrid. Poured into Founders snifter. 250th Review.

A- Pours a very dark slightly purplish black, mostly opaque but slightly translucent around the edges. A very thin mocha biege head when pouring it that quickly recedes to leave almost no head.

S- Lots of roasted chocolate malts, some light lactose sugars, some light smokiness and a hint of soy sauce. A little bit above average aroma strength.

T- Creamy chocolate, roasted malts, a tiny bit of coffee, some light cream, finishes slightly bitter with creamy chocolate that lingers for a little bit.

M- Fairly thin for a stout, decent carbonation, smooth, easy to drink. A little bit to thin for the style

O- This was a decent cream stout. Has a very nice roasty chocolate taste that is easily drinkable but is a little bit too thin for the style. If Bell's was readily available to me I would probably drink this fairly often.

08-17-2012 00:49:04 | More by jaasen64
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Supergenious

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-16-2012 02:45:29 | More by Supergenious
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-15-2012 03:48:16 | More by danthehopslamman
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-14-2012 18:54:03 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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jeff96gt

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-11-2012 22:39:27 | More by jeff96gt
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TheMaimed


4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-11-2012 00:24:57 | More by TheMaimed
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BrkfstOfChmpns

Georgia

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-09-2012 23:48:05 | More by BrkfstOfChmpns
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AndrewK

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-06-2012 23:15:59 | More by AndrewK
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DGuy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

08-06-2012 22:38:51 | More by DGuy
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ryancl

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-02-2012 21:27:21 | More by ryancl
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Stoutlad

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-31-2012 03:22:48 | More by Stoutlad
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

07-26-2012 01:46:38 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -6%

Pours a thin, clear dark brown with very little cascading head and absolutely no lacing. Mouthfeel is decent, but not nearly as creamy as I expected. The aroma however has very nice lactose sweetness; creamy and full of roasted and toasted (smoked?) malts as well. Flavours are well balanced and smooth, with definite cream and caramelized malt sugars followed by a nicely dry hop finish.

I expected "spectacular" and was disappointed, but like anything Bell's, still believe this to be better than most...

07-22-2012 04:44:01 | More by hopsolutely
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troyvar

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

07-21-2012 20:05:38 | More by troyvar
Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 2,915 ratings.