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

BA SCORE
89
very good
3,244 Ratings
Bell's Java StoutBell's Java Stout
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,244
Reviews:
1,152
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
11.36%
 
 
Wants:
182
Gots:
441
For Trade:
12
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz Bottle into a Firestone Walker Tulip

A: Pours Pitch black with a tan half-finger head that lingers only for a short-while.

S: Coffee, Coffee and more coffee. Everything from roasted beans to even a note or two of espresso. The roastiness is much more apparent than in other coffee stouts I have had. As it warms, cinnamon notes also come into play

T: Up front is espresso, followed by roasted coffee beans and some chocolate. Smoke lingers and leaves an almost burnt coffee taste in the back of the mouth. Not bad

M: Creamy, just the right amount of carbonation to keep things lively.

O: I gave this beer straight 4's. It has a fantastic coffee flavor that is at once intense, and still lingers very nicely. A well done beer. If you have ever had chocolate covered espresso beans (good ones) that is the closest thing to describe the flavor on this one

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Bottle from Maltitude. Pours dark black with brown head. Aroma of espresso, roasted malts, and chocolate. Taste is very strong of coffee and roasted malts. Like drinking warm, alcoholic coffee. Heavy bodied. Very good.

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Bell's Java Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.96 out of 5 based on 3,244 ratings.
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