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: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

bottle into chalice

appearance: black, slight off white 1 finger head, very intricate lacing

smell: very coffee/espresso forward (iced coffee to be specific), roasted earthy malts and dark chocolate/caramel, milk

taste: This is the most coffee forward beer i've ever tasted, tastes like a very dark and black java roast as the name would imply. Strong roasted malt, follows the nose, and s bitter hoppy dark chocolate finish. Very drinkable, yet also pleasantly bitter and dry from the earthy hops and coffee flavors.

mouthfeel: decent amount of carbonation, very thick full beer, feels like an iced coffee

overall: This is almost more coffee than beer, if you like black coffee you will like this. I prefer Stone's Espresso IRS over this, but I could easily drink this every morning. Better than Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout. Maybe not for everyone, but if you like strong coffee flavored beers Bells hit this one spot on.

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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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