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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,103 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,103
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 71
Gots: 72 | FT: 4
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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oracle

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4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

10oz imperial half-pint in an Ayenger dopplebock glass

Beer arrived a deep dark mysterious maghogany. It had about a half-inch head that showed little staying power, but did leave lacing to mark its passage. I have a theory that higher alcohol beer have less head retention, but I can't seem to find a scientific explanation to support that.

Smell was complex, being quite fruity and sweet.

Taste was about like the smell, with lots of different flavors competing for dominance. Very slightly tart, with defininate fruit characteristics. I'm not sure I could define all the fruit flavor I think I taste here, but I'm definately detecting a hint of cherry. Very low hop profile.

Quite full bodied, the mouthfeel is thick, but not too cloying.

quite good. should have ordered a full pint

Serving type: on-tap

02-23-2005 14:25:59 | More by oracle
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Bell's Consecrator Doppelbock from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 1,103 ratings.