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

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Bell's Cherry StoutBell's Cherry Stout

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BA SCORE
80
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1,921 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,921
Reviews: 930
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 16.71%
Wants: 83
Gots: 112 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
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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Finn

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4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours thick and black with red-tinted foam around the edges. Aroma is earthy, smoky, and slightly sour. Flavor opens with sweet and tart cherries surrounded by a bitter, chocolatey smoky presence. Nice cherry presence. Very full-bodied and rich and smooth in the mouth, still finishing without too much lingering sweetness. Very good if you're in the mood for a big, rich stout.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 01:54:32 | More by Finn
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Bottle into pint glass.

A: Opaque dark brown with a light brown head that disappears. Minimal lacing

S: Tart cherries, dark chocolate. Yeasty and musty.

T: Tart cherries. Roasted malts.

M: Thin a mildly carbonated. Too thin for what I was looking for in a stout.

D: Not very drinkable. Thin and tart. Does not hold up well to room temperature. This is cherry juice with a little stout, not the other way around, unfortunately.

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Bell's Cherry Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 1,921 ratings.