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

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very good

1,179 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,179
Reviews: 606
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 81
Gots: 83 | 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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3.16/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Maybe I have had this one too long. Although I hear you can put some age on it. I will be short with this review. It was poured out halfway through drinking so that I could get to something else. I found it to cloying. It was not balanced enough to make it an enjoyable experience. I may try another in a different setting but I believe that it was too malty and sweet for my taste.

humuloner22, Aug 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky super dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of malt, dark fruit, toffee, leather, tobacco, soy sauce, and slight cardboard aromas. Taste is much the same with dark fruit, leather, tobacco, soy sauce, and slight cardboard flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with interesting leather, fruit, and tobacco characteristics all around.

UCLABrewN84, Jul 18, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours an almost opaque yet still clear dark reddish brown in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some amber + copper highlights. The beer has a half finger tall dense foamy tan head that reduces to a large patch of thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of sweet caramel malts and dark fruits (cherry, fig, and plum).

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor of sweet caramel and toffee malts with moderate amounts of dark fruits present as well - cherry, fig, and plum. Light amounts of earthy + herbal hops which impart a touch of bitterness in the finish. There is a light to moderate amount of alcohol similar to what you would find in a brandy.

M: Slightly heavier than medium bodied with low to moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: While this beer is sweet, it is not cloying and it is a very good example of the style. I enjoyed this one but it is a definite slow sipper.

dbrauneis, Jul 17, 2014
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Bell's Consecrator Doppelbock from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 1,179 ratings.