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Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.
Bell's Brewery, Inc.Bell's Brewery, Inc.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

511 Ratings
Ratings: 511
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 11.98%
Active Beers: 155
Beer Ratings: 74,981
Beer Avg: 3.84
Taps: 20
Bottles: 12
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

355 E. Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49007-3807
United States
phone: (269) 382-2332

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @bellsbrewery

Notes:
Bell's does not sell growlers of their beer at the Eccentric Café & Beergarden.

Bell's does sell growlers at their General Store.

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Reviews by beerwolf77:
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4.04/5  rDev -6.9%

On our way to the Winter beer fest in GR we stopped at all the pertinent places. This was our first stop.

Pretty much had the usual brew pub setting. Huge open space. Moderately sized bar. Small seating area in front of the bar and a balcony wiht more tables. A fairly large stage for such a small place but I like it loud so I wouldn't complain.

All the usual Bell's suspects were on tap. Along with some special pub only offerings. I opted for one of the latter. My stout was served ice cold and poured all the way to the top of the glass. Allowing for no head and some serious hand warming.

The food looked decent from what I saw but we didn't eat so I can't comment on it.

Overall a bit underwhelming considering the legendary status of the brewery. Nice place but I wouldn't make it a must stop on my next journey out there.

beerwolf77, Mar 11, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

simplejj81, Today at 02:53 AM
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

This brewery really puts out some world class beers.

HunterSBeerson, Tuesday at 04:11 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Visited Bell's Eccentric Cafe in Kalamazoo ... not much to gripe about here ... cool vibe, great beers (really appreciate the tasting flights), great brew-pub only beers, neat decor, chill vibe, etc ... really a must visit if you are in the area.

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

I cut my teeth here in the mid 90's. After working for the Grand Rapids Brewing Co I fell in love with the micro brews. Luckily I knew some people that worked in the Eccentric Cafe and I got beers quicker than the unlucky bastards that had to seemingly wait in line for a refill. The ambiance of the cafe has changed a lot over the years. No more fish tank or ping pong. The beer remains fresh and as awesome as the first time I had it though! I reach for Bell's beer first, out of any in a cooler full of exciting micros.

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Bell's Brewery, Inc. in Kalamazoo, MI
96 out of 100 based on 511 ratings.