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

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Bell's Java StoutBell's Java Stout

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Java Stout uses a custom blend of coffee beans, roasted locally for us by Water Street Coffee Joint, to generate its intense flavor. Possessing an unmistakable aromatic punch, Java Stout has long been one of our most popular stouts.

Added by kbub6f on 12-11-2001

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Almost black, medium tan head. Slow to leave. Lots of viscous cling lace and cascading bubbles.

S - Burnt coffee, milk chocolate, chocolate chip cookies.

T - Taste follows smell, but heavier on the burnt coffee. Maybe too heavy for me. Nice 90% Cocoa flavor too.

M - Medium body, balance too much to bitter coffee. Texture a little phlemy in the center.

D - Not a session for sure.

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

Poured into a snifter.

A- Dark, dark brown, not quite black, but it's almost there. A 1/2'' tan head that quickly fades. Some moderate lacing left.

S- Big coffee, roasted malts, more coffee, and some milk chocolate.

T- The nose is right on here. Maybe a little more on the espresso side of coffee though. The roasted malts shine through and are not overshadowed by the coffee. Hints of milk chocolate are noticeable, however, they are in the backseat.

M- Pretty smooth and creamy.

D- I could def drink a few. Will I drink it all night...no.

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

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Batch #9363, packaged on September 22, 2009.

A: Black body with a two-finger coffee-colored head.

S: Coffee all up in your grill. No subtlety at all. Not that that's a bad thing, mind you.

T: Major coffee up front, in the middle, and in the back. Also some hints of chocolatey and smoky flavors.

M: Not all that thick.

D: This was the first coffee beer I ever had. And it's still one of the best.

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Bell's Java Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 3,256 ratings
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