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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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1,922 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,922
Reviews: 931
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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afdempse

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours with a small head, dark brown in color. Aromas of darkly roasted barley, sour fruits, very slight alcohol.

Mouth puckering dark cherry juice flavor, mingled with toast and char from the roasted barley. Sour plums, prunes etc. Slight hop note at the end. Alcohol is hidden well. Smooth.

Mouthfeel is a bit puckering from the tannins. Cherry skin and barley husk come to mind, although the overall effect is nice. This beer drinks smoothly and I enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 23:48:33 | More by afdempse
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Swettenham_Shire

Ohio

3.86/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Got excited when I saw this bottle at the store. Then I realized it wasn't the barrel aged version. Oh well, still gave it a shot.

The appearance and smell bring forth the stout. Don't get any cherries on the nose. Those came later on the finish; slightly sour, which I like. This beers starts out all stout then finishes almost all cherry syrup. Occasionally you'll get the stout mixed with cherry tartness - which is excellent. Good, but not great. Would like to try the barrel aged version sometime.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 22:18:34 | More by Swettenham_Shire
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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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2.94/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Notes from 7/16/14 at Hopleaf in Chicago, IL

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 22:38:54 | More by antott0523
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Bell's Cherry Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 1,922 ratings.