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Bell's Batch 9000 - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

825 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 825
Reviews: 527
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 81
Gots: 242 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

"Black, dense, and rich, this is a great ale for the cellar."

(Beer added by: alexgash on 01-29-2010)
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4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Pours a nearly jet black, darkly opaque, with a whisp of white head that dissolves into near nothingess shortly. From a distance, the smell has a sweet chocolate and vanilla smell; upon closer inspection, more scents come through, including minty anise, maple syrup, and even some hoppiness as well. The taste begins with a bitter chocolate mixed with vanilla and finishes with a strange but intriguing blend of deep maple syrup (I assume from the molasses) and licorice. It isn't everyday that a brew's flavor matches the listed ingredients so closely, but this one surely does. The body is lurking toward heavy, but does not quite make it there. The velvety smoothness helps to even further increase the drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2010 02:48:19 | More by TMoney2591
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Bell's Batch 9000 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
90 out of 100 based on 825 ratings.