Bear Hug | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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88
very good
107 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Zaphog on 01-07-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
107
Reviews:
10
Avg:
4
pDev:
7.25%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Unknown vintage; drank 4/17/16 on draft @ Jerry's Andersonville.

Brown/black appearance.

Khaki head; a thick curtain of lace.

Sweet cherry, coffee & chocolate notes in the nose; this smelled great!!

Medium thick mouthfeel.

Coffee & soft cherry flavors up front; dry chocolate notes on the finish. Faint booze heat emerged as this warmed. A sweet, balanced stout. Very tasty!

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4.4/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

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4.36/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Very smooth! Would drink again.

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4.29/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.28/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Local Option. Pitch black color with light lacing. Aroma is subdued chocolate and roasted malts. Opened up as it warmed. Great mouthfeel and overall, a very solid stout from Bell's.

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4.22/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +2.5%

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Bear Hug from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4 out of 5 based on 107 ratings.
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