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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

3,188 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,188
Reviews: 1,357
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 179
Gots: 279 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Strong aroma is quite smoky with notes of burnt coffee and caramel and a hint of licorice. It pours a luscious opaque sable with a fairly thick and fine-bubbled, if not too persistent, head. Mouth-filling flavor has burnt coffee, semi-sweet chocolate and licorice notes with a hint of caramel. Smooth, firm-bodied texture has a fair amount of fizz and leaves a smoky, tingly finish. I had this before on tap, and as good as it is in a bottle, as with most beers it is better from a keg or barrel.

Cyberkedi, Dec 07, 2011
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alwaysanswerb, Dec 03, 2011
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3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Pours nearly pitch black with two finger mocha head. Lacing clings to glass.

S - Cocoa, bittersweet chocolate, light smoke.

T - Bittersweet chocolate, creamy cocoa.

M - Quite thin, almost watery.

O - Very smooth, creamy stout. Bitterness is definitely kept in check. Very enjoyable. Another great brew from Bell's.

pigc, Dec 03, 2011
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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 3,188 ratings.