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

Bell's Consecrator DoppelbockBell's Consecrator Doppelbock

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,024 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1024
Reviews: 595
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%


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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Appearance - Pours nearly 2 fingers of light golden tan head, you can hear the effervescence as you pour, body is a translucent red copper, with lots of carb in the body. The beer retains a solid cap throughout the session.

Smell - Dark ripe fruits, dark roasted toffee, fresh baked wheat bread, very light amaretto, and a light vanilla carmel.

Taste - Very much like the nose, this starts off with sweet dark ripe fruits and dark toffee, and right behind you get a semi-sweet baked dark wheat breadiness, then a hint of alcohol and amaretto flavor joins in, then very light breadcrusts and some faint minerals, and finally a hint of grassy hops that round out a lightly bitter finale. But this does not finish clean, and I like this here - nearly all of these flavors remain in the mouth (especially the corners) long after each sip.

Mouthfeel - The level of sweetness and bold flavors make this a medium weighted beer, the carb is lighter side of medium and silky smooth, almost foaming across the tongue, but then leaves some nice tingling edges at the sides.

Overall - Really a well done dopplebock imho, just delicious, a very nice balance of flavors, all complimentary. While this is definitely a sweeter beer, the boldness of the dark fruits, roasted malts, grassy hops and light minerals, and even the faint alcohol heat all balance out the sweetness perfectly - I don't consider this overly sweet or syrupy in the least. Glad I got a case of this, will definitely pick up another case next spring - highly recommend.

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Reviewed 4/3/14

Consecrator Doppelbock by Bell's Brewery
poured from a12oz. bottle into my Ragtime Ricks beer mug

P-packaging: standard brown bottle cool label with two single goats 3.75

A-appearance : amber copper color, with a orange-ish tan to finger head 4.5

S- smell: caramel, malts and faint alcohol 4.25

T-taste: mmmm malty, follows the nose caramel roasted malt doughy and a little warming alcohol 4.25

M-mouthfeel : full bodied, mild carbonation malts give way to alcohol lingers a little 4.25

D-drinkability: a little heavy but mild enough to enjoy a couple 4.0

O-overall: enjoyed this one, great effort from Bells 4.25

200th rated beer. Much anticipated Doppel, did not disappoint. will have again
-J

Serving type: bottle

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