Bell's Kalamazoo Stout | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Kalamazoo StoutBell's Kalamazoo Stout

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Stout brewed with Brewer's Licorice.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-11-2001

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3.97/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It pours very dark and thick with a dark tan almost brown head one to two finger head.

A fairly clean and crisp mouthfeel, but not what I would call refreshing, it is a Stout after all.

Overall I think this is a good beer, it had a bit more of a smoky taste than I was expecting.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Opaque dark brown with three-finger, tan, creamy head that lasted forever. Great lacing.

S: Licorice and roasted malt. Mild.

T: Light to moderate sweetness and light bitterness. Extra dark chocolate and coffee.

M: Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation. Very smooth.

O: This beer looks totally phenomenal in the glass. I was disappointed in the aroma, but the taste and mouthfeel made up for that. Outstanding stout.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours pitch black, thumb of mocha head, solid retention and some sporadic lacing.

S - Mild, musty cocoa, black liquorice and hints of pepper and leather.

T - A smokey cocoa flavour dominates alongside a sweet black liquorice, a touch of peat and hints of burnt tobacco.

M - Medium, smooth and wet.

O - A tasty stout which has a pleasant undertone of liquorice and a solid cocoa malt flavour. Glad I scored a bottle as it easily exceeded my expectations.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.03 out of 5 based on 4,334 ratings.
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