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

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80
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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
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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MJR

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3.2/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pitch black with a bunch of floating particles. No head, even after an aggressive pour...just a ring of foam around the top.

Smell: Scent of sharp cherries. A touch of roasted grains and a faint sweet smell. A touch of chocolate too...kind of a chocolate-covered cherry aroma. The overall smell is interesting, but faint.

Taste: Chocolate-covered cherries with a sharp tang. I also taste a bit of coffee and roasted character. Seems to be a bit one-dimensional. I've heard this one ages well, so I'll have to cellar a bottle or two.

Mouthfeel: A bit on the thin side for a stout. Overall, a decent medium body. I expected a thicker body from Bell's...

Drinkability: Fairly high. The lighter body combined with the relaxed flavor make it quite the drinkable brew. The sweetness could get old, but I think that depends on the drinker and their preferences.

My fourth different stout from Bell's that I can't normally get. So far, I haven't been blown away, but it is good to see a brewer express his creativity.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2002 18:06:42 | More by MJR
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Bell's Cherry Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 1,915 ratings.