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

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90
outstanding
4,329 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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Bell's Kalamazoo StoutBell's Kalamazoo Stout
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,329
Reviews:
1,582
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
10.42%
 
 
Wants:
207
Gots:
665
For Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jzmaxson27 for trading me this beer!

A: Dark brown, with no light getting through. Really fluffy tan head with some large bubbles. Really fluffy and inviting. Great lacing.

S: Mostly roasted malts and coffee that's followed by some great chocolate notes.

T: I get tons of coffee, although it's not too acrid. I get a nice rich chocolate as well, like milk chocolate. Really great roasted malt flavors throughout. I get just a tiny bit of hops in the finish. The finish is almost entirely fresh coffee. This is a delicious winter beer.

M: Great prickly carbonation. Body is a little lighter than I'd prefer but the mix of the two make this very drinkable. I could session this beer on a cold winter night... like tonight!

O: This beer is great. Not the best of the style. In my opinion Deschutes Obsidian is more the American Stout for me but this certainly has it's place too. I love the rich roastiness. I've been having so many imperial stouts lately I drink it expecting it to be 10% so it's nice that's it's not and a little more laid back.

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Bell's Kalamazoo Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.03 out of 5 based on 4,329 ratings.
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