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Bell's Batch 10000 - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

716 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 716
Reviews: 400
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 56
Gots: 346 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

"Strong Brown Ale"

(Beer added by: Spica66 on 11-29-2010)
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cynical1027

Ohio

5/5  rDev +30.9%

02-20-2012 18:46:23 | More by cynical1027
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kkrez

Colorado

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-14-2011 22:39:11 | More by kkrez
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-16-2011 12:57:20 | More by FreshmanPour77
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TheBandit1

Michigan

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-28-2011 03:37:25 | More by TheBandit1
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Goldfoot

Michigan

5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-16-2011 15:26:15 | More by Goldfoot
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wrightro07

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: A dark brown with a tan head
S: Very complex smell. There is a lot going on in this beer. There is a huge malt smell with lots of floral, piny, and citrus hops. I really like the smell the complexity.
T: The taste is huge. When I say huge it is like a brewing party in your mouth and you are not aloud in due to the party being over crowded. This beer is complex and big. Lots of malts, and hops. This beer is everywhere and I love it.
M: Silky mouthfeel
D: I really like this beer's drinkability. It is very complex and it keeps you trying to figure out what you are tasting. I am really curious how this beer is going to age in my cellar.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2011 01:19:35 | More by wrightro07
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mychalg9

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-08-2011 18:55:06 | More by mychalg9
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revo

Virginia

5/5  rDev +30.9%

05-01-2012 02:01:18 | More by revo
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Hopstout

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-15-2011 02:07:49 | More by Hopstout
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sobeleg

New York

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-15-2011 19:36:18 | More by sobeleg
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wingedeel

Indiana

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-18-2011 11:16:07 | More by wingedeel
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wages

Missouri

5/5  rDev +30.9%

01-14-2012 23:17:30 | More by wages
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mtardiff

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-22-2011 23:40:00 | More by mtardiff
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amstelcat

Ohio

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-23-2011 15:54:24 | More by amstelcat
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adrian21

Virginia

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-15-2011 06:20:14 | More by adrian21
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deeesem

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-02-2011 16:20:39 | More by deeesem
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-21-2011 23:49:04 | More by KC9LDB
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ucis

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +30.9%

01-17-2012 02:02:30 | More by ucis
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elNopalero

Texas

4.76/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I was lucky enough to grab a few of these. Tried one fresh but didn’t take notes.

At this point (1/13) Batch 10k pours a ruddy raisin looking amber-brown with a surprising amount of carbonation, enough for a nice foam topping which dissipates over the course of a few minutes. I’ve seen fresh beers with similar ABV that pour with a fraction of the life on this one.

I find the aroma real enjoyable—it has a complex mélange of stone fruits, raisins and dates, backed by an aged imperial stout-like mellow roast. I’m trying here, folks!

The flavor comes off with a thick plum-raisin-figgy taste. There’s a smoothing heat and a low roast whisper. It’s there but hidden, with an aftertaste that hangs around long after the sip. Basically, I think of it like a B+ Belgian-style quad, minus the overly “Belgian” notes, mixed with those RIS qualities. It’s a clever mix which works for me. Would love to try this barrel-aged but I’m happy with what I got right now.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2013 07:36:52 | More by elNopalero
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MadScientist

New York

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

01-11-2013 01:27:41 | More by MadScientist
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Demarais20

North Dakota

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

05-16-2013 07:55:39 | More by Demarais20
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mmmmbeer

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

04-11-2012 21:00:00 | More by mmmmbeer
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

01-17-2013 16:38:21 | More by PHBoiler
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rjacobs6

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

11-15-2011 05:02:40 | More by rjacobs6
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captainbearcat

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

10-27-2013 00:49:57 | More by captainbearcat
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Bell's Batch 10000 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 716 ratings.