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Bell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry StoutBell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

297 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 297
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 294
Gots: 40 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
American-style stout with tart Michigan cherries aged in bourbon barrels from various distilleries.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 07-21-2007)
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dannyfayy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

08-25-2014 13:17:41 | More by dannyfayy
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

08-24-2014 04:51:16 | More by Hendrick24
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my_knew_craft

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-22-2014 01:43:02 | More by my_knew_craft
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -4.2%

08-22-2014 01:33:54 | More by Resuin
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Huntzor

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-17-2014 19:31:47 | More by Huntzor
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-10-2014 05:48:41 | More by HuskyinPDX
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pmoney

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-08-2014 13:18:07 | More by pmoney
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cnbrown313

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-06-2014 13:54:42 | More by cnbrown313
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Ferocious

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-04-2014 20:55:51 | More by Ferocious
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-03-2014 18:25:46 | More by HoppyBastard2
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SanFranJake

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-27-2014 22:02:41 | More by SanFranJake
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jburns301

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-25-2014 04:36:41 | More by jburns301
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mgr78704

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-20-2014 17:17:03 | More by mgr78704
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

5/5  rDev +22.9%

07-20-2014 05:31:58 | More by Howlader
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

07-19-2014 03:30:46 | More by IrishColonial
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-16-2014 13:09:47 | More by BuckTuckian
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Ckoz

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

07-15-2014 11:36:39 | More by Ckoz
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-12-2014 03:48:32 | More by mportnoy
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hopswap1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-03-2014 20:27:52 | More by hopswap1
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.79/5  rDev -6.9%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black with a nice mocha head. Great retention and a thick collar.

Smell - Very oaky. Nice bourbon. Deep cherry. Kinda chocolatey.

Taste - The bourbon is the highlight. Nice oaky vanilla. Black bitter chocolate. Cherry flavor isn't as tart as regular.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Not very heavy or sweet. Well carbonated.

Overall - High quality beer. Covers up the parts of the base beer I don't love.

07-03-2014 00:35:14 | More by Alieniloquium
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.35/5  rDev +6.9%

I was not a fan of the Bells Cherry Stout, gave it a 3, but you can put just about anything in a barrel and it's good. Well never have I seen an improvement of a base beer more than in this gem. This is not overly complex in the nose or flavor but what it does is temper the cherry and add the vanilla from the barrel. Suddenly this becomes a chocolate covered cherry in a vanilla milkshake. The balance is remarkable and the flavors are never cloying. I absolutely loved this beer and hope it becomes more available.

07-02-2014 01:21:38 | More by KYGunner
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Nolen12

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-01-2014 14:53:24 | More by Nolen12
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nlmartin

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-01-2014 14:33:51 | More by nlmartin
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jkball01

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-01-2014 03:22:00 | More by jkball01
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bronmatron

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +22.9%

06-30-2014 20:02:07 | More by bronmatron
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Bell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
91 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.