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Bell's Cherry Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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1,915 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,915
Reviews: 929
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 16.71%
Wants: 83
Gots: 111 | FT: 11
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Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
"A mysterious dance of tart Michigan cherries with the dark, roasted malts of a big and bold stout." and "Stout brewed with cherry juice."

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 01-09-2002)
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CMUbrew

Michigan

3.76/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: This is a very dark stout, black with no light coming through on the edges. An easy pour yields about a finger's worth of dark khaki-brown head, which quickly dissipates to a ring of foam.

S: The smell is not overly revealing. Very light roast and a light fruity scent that I would probably not confidently identify as cherry in a blind test.

T: Flavor makes up for the lackluster nose. Delicious roasted malt flavors quickly give way to a tart fruit flavor which lingers for some time before giving the floor back to roasted malt and cocoa flavors. Tartness is more substantial than I expected, though certainly not puckering to my tastes.

M: Smooth and silky, but not very big for a stout of this ABV. I think it works though.

O: I was very surprised by this beer, as I did not know what to expect from a naturally flavored stout, and because I have never been a fan of chocolate covered cherries. This was a very good beer, and is something I would have again.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2013 04:09:39 | More by CMUbrew
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Bell's Cherry Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 1,915 ratings.