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Bell's Batch 7000 - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Bell's Batch 7000Bell's Batch 7000

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

342 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 342
Reviews: 293
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 10.72%


Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Wildman on 10-07-2005)
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Ratings: 342 | Reviews: 293 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by newk340:
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newk340

Wisconsin

4.88/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

found in my parents basement in an assorted 6-pk of miller high life and corona

A: thick midnight pour that holds a thin ring of foam with little lacing.

S: lots of warm chocolate/licorice fumes astound the senses.

T: EPIC. subtleness of all flavors makes this aged batch play a symphony for your senses.

MF/D: simply dissolves in your mouth, very little lingering heat. sadly i only was able to find a single bottle. best tout i have EVER tasted.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2010 01:03:53 | More by newk340
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Thanks to Dan for sharing this bottle.

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Smell is really sweet, vanilla, cherry, milk chocolate, licorice, molasses. Definitely smells oxidized, but nice.

Taste is licorice, slight bitterness, chocolate, molasses, oxidation.

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Bell's Batch 7000 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 342 ratings.