Bell's Porter | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

very good
2,939 Ratings
Bell's PorterBell's Porter

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
One of our many award-winning beers, Porter emphasizes the darker, roasted aspects of malt. Hints of dark chocolate and freshly roasted coffee provide the focus, while hops remain in the background. Not as full-bodied as a stout, Porter bridges the gap between malty brown ales and our more heavily roasted stouts.

Added by Mitchster on 02-06-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: very dark brown. Nearly opaque but some cola highlights when held up to the sun here by the pool.
Smell: subtle smoke up front. A gentle and pleasing nose. Nothing to knock the socks of and that's ok. Some light cocoa.
Taste: much like the nose. Not a dazzler but an easy going gentleman of a porter.
Mouthfeel: fairly strong carbonation.
Overall: a nice easy drinking porter.

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This pours a ruddy dark brown with thick foaming.

There’s an evident roast to the aroma with a hint of toffee and chocolate maltiness. Some sweet notes round it out.

Great up-front roasty flavor with a taste of coffee and a hint of toffee. A welcome warmer for the winter months—or any other time of the year!

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Bell's Porter from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.88 out of 5 based on 2,939 ratings.
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