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Le Contrabassiste - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Le Contrabassiste
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BA SCORE
83
good

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 66
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: corby112 on 06-08-2010)
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

Quite a rare find at my local Beermuda. Was able to get a full pint of this for 5 bucks.

A - Pours a deep amber hue brown, very clear in color, with a 1/2 inch of mocha head.
S - Mostly smells of clean fruity Belgium malts, has smoked malts and a bit of chocolate malts as well. In a way it kind of smells like a Doppelbock very Toasty.
T - My notes describe a very clean Doppelbock taste, mostly caramel sweetness, some fruity notes and smoked malts a plenty of toasted malts.
M - Medium bodied, somewhat chewy. Clean and easy to go down.

Overall it seems pretty on par with the description of the style maybe could have used some sour lemon that's always good. It drank well enough was a great beer overall.

12-27-2013 07:27:20 | More by DrDemento456
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Indiana

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Le Contrabassiste from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.