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

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426 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 12-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
426
Reviews:
317
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
9.28%
 
 
Wants:
59
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of SportsandJorts
4.42/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Drank from a growler filled the day before from Bell's new growler fill system. Opened with a big pop.

Appearance: pours dark and deep mahogany almost black. a two or so finger head that fades fairly slowly and leaves behind a lacing. Pretty much opaque but lots of brown around the edges.

Smell: lots of earthy spicy rye, semi sweet chocolate and a little bit of roasted malts.

Taste: opens with a semi sweet chocolate. through the middle comes in a spicy and earthy rye, that begins to blend with some slightly bitter roasted malt character.

Mouthfeel: fairly full bodied, nice earthy spicy bitterness that isn't overly assertive.

Overall: a extremely drinkable and tasty stout. probably one of the more flavorful non-imperials I have had in a while. The flavors all blend together really nicely.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.92/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Howlader
3/5  rDev -22.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of MacStinson
4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of target88
3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of MDDMD
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A-dark brown color with a smallish tan head and a little lacing

S-light chocolate, coffee, rye, earthy, hint of sweetness

T-roasted malt, rye, coffee, chocolate, light molasses

F-medium body with light carbonation, smooth and creamy

O-decent stout with a little rye flavor, smooth drinking

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of EdelweissDad
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Monstro
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of threedaggers
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of jdb288
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Draft at Bells. Pours dark brown/black with minimal head. Aroma is distinctive rye grain, citrus fruits. Taste is big hit of citrus, rye, smokey tones. Rye is the star and comes out nicely balanced. Delicious. This is trendy these days but Bells was out ahead of the curve and has produced another good variant here.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Bell's Rye Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.88 out of 5 based on 426 ratings.
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