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Bell's Consecrator Doppelbock - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.
Bell's Consecrator DoppelbockBell's Consecrator Doppelbock

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,121 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,121
Reviews: 603
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 74
Gots: 76 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-15-2002)
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WorldWideStout

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Fairly transparent dark red body with a large white head that settled down to a finger's width after a few minutes.

S: Musty, a bit sour, and some dark fruit hiding in the background.

T: Starts off with the mustiness along with a shot of sugar, dark fruits come in the middle, and finishes off mild with not much of an aftertaste.

M: Nothing extraordinary but nothing negative.

D: It wouldn't be hard to drink a few of these in a row.

Where's the malty richness? Bah humbug. This beer isn't offensive, but it is pretty boring.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2010 06:32:58 | More by WorldWideStout
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Bell's Consecrator Doppelbock from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 1,121 ratings.