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Bell's Smoked Stout - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Smoked Stout
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BA SCORE
87
very good

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 7
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 03-07-2008)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on-tap at Bell's Eccentric Cafe.

Appearance: Pitch black with barely any head in the sample glass. Patchy lacing. Y'know, your typical stout. Shit, I need to get more inventive with my reviews. Slacker...

Smell: Picture any quality stout you've ever had, and add a smoke note -- that's this beer. The chocolate is a bit in the background to the heavy roasted malt/coffee sort of aromas, and the smoke. This is my first "smokey" beer, and I think this smells great.

Taste: Wow. It just tastes... excellent. A lot like the smell, but what I'm most impressed with (and I guess it's probably typical...) is that while it has the smoke aroma and flavor, it doesn't taste ashy at all. There's just a solid medium feel with this beer that gets it to coat your mouth and throat just enough. Massive coffee and roast with a moderate amount of smoke and bitterness... this is some good stuff. Bold flavor, but brewed just right to keep it from being overwhelming.

Alextricity, Jul 08, 2013
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I love how straightforward Bell’s is when it comes to nomenclature. This, their smoked stout, is aptly titled Smoked Stout. It pours a dark black with thin, tight bubbles, and has a big smoked malt aroma that dominates. The flavor is all about the smoke as well, with smoked malts domineering over a more subtle roast malt and subdued sweetness on the finish.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Bell's. Listed at 7.4% ABV on the board

A - Black with a small amount of white head and some lacing.

S - Roasted malts with subtle smoke aroma that is present but not overwhelming.

T - Roasted malts and smoke. The smoke is perfect - present without dominating the palate. A slight bitterness is present as well as a touch of coffee.

M - Medium body. Moderate carbonation.

TheSevenDuffs, Mar 12, 2012
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Bell's Smoked Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.