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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,934 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 2,934
Reviews: 1,335
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 172
Gots: 208 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a black color with a scrumptious looking fluffy tan head that just stays.

The aroma has a good amount of medium roasted malt, coffee, milk chocolate, oats, like Breakfast Stout, and actual creaminess of dairy.

On the flavor, the beer attacks of rich roasted malt along with a hint of dark dried fruit and in an extremely manner for this ABV and style. Almost like burnt wood and licorice. There's some bittersweet chocolate on the middle, then onto coffee grounds and a good roasted bitterness, along with a bit of creaminess.

The mouthfeel as expected is medium minus to light.

The beer is rich and robust and does not hold back despite it's ABV. A pleasant surprise from Bell's.

dar482, Jul 21, 2014
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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 2,934 ratings.