1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.
Bell's Brewery, Inc.Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 124
Beer Ratings: 66,797
Beer Avg: 3.84

Taps: 20 / Bottles: 12
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
95
world-class

365 Ratings
Ratings: 365
Reviews: 185
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
$$ - reasonable
[ 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.

(Place added by: BeerAdvocate)
Place: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30  | next › last »
Ratings: 365 | Reviews: 185 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by minterro:
Photo of minterro
minterro

Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$

A: “Low key” would be the best way to describe this place. The brewing co. itself is super well known especially in Michigan, but driving past you could almost miss the place. When you get in there is an outdoor patio and two inside areas (one for music and the other is a relaxing pub area with two stories). Dim lights, eccentric masks and tapestries on the walls, no tvs... this place is beer heaven.

Q: always top notch beer

S: My bartenders was super nice, letting my try all sorts of free samples of beer before I decided.

S: They served 17 beers on tap 7 of which I believe were only sold there on tap.

F: Had a wonderful fulling beef sandwhich. my roommate had a veggie burger, she said it was pretty decent.

V: most beers were between 3.25 and 4.50 for 16oz, you would usually pay that much if you were drinking that same beer somewhere else. To drink beer of this quality you expect to pay a little more, so the prices are reasonable.

06-12-2011 01:14:19 | More by minterro
More User Reviews:
Photo of zainyolprospector
zainyolprospector

Indiana

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-13-2014 02:31:44 | More by zainyolprospector
Photo of SeanHMechEngineee
SeanHMechEngineee


3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-12-2014 19:56:23 | More by SeanHMechEngineee
Photo of cb500rider
cb500rider

Florida

3.86/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | $$

The Gastro Pub at the original site of Bell's Brewery is a great little place. Raw stonework inside, beer garden out back. They also have concerts and a swag shop. They have a great selection of Bell's beers, including many that are not commercially available. Sadly, the kitchen had closed by the time I got there, so I was not able to eat anything. More room for beer!!!

07-11-2014 23:34:24 | More by cb500rider
Photo of RKnox
RKnox


5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-11-2014 18:57:23 | More by RKnox
Photo of zacky_U
zacky_U

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-11-2014 12:12:54 | More by zacky_U
Photo of Mothergoose03
Mothergoose03

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25 | $$

The vibe in this brewpub is near perfect in my mind. The only thing that I don't like is the cramped area and typical line-up for ordering your food and beer at the bar. But that's a minor issue since everything else is outstanding. The beer list always has a bunch of the standard menu year-round beers, and a bunch of seasonals, specialty and experimental beers. And there is never a brewing flaw to be found. The food menu is not lengthy, but there are enough choices to satisfy most people, especially if pub food with an upward twist is okay with you. This pub is a must-visit for any craft beer lover.

07-10-2014 22:26:18 | More by Mothergoose03
Photo of Bones2009
Bones2009

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-10-2014 17:41:51 | More by Bones2009
Photo of Ctwehlus
Ctwehlus


4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-08-2014 14:38:44 | More by Ctwehlus
Photo of snansel
snansel

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-06-2014 19:10:15 | More by snansel
« first ‹ prev | 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30  | next › last »
Bell's Brewery, Inc. in Kalamazoo, MI
95 out of 100 based on 365 ratings.