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Hell Hath No Fury Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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3.78/5
Very Good
1,420 Ratings
Hell Hath No Fury AleHell Hath No Fury Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally conceived along the lines of a Belgian Dubbel, Hell Hath No Fury... Ale morphed during development into something entirely different. Blending a pair of Belgian abbey-style yeasts into a recipe more akin to a roasty stout, Hell Hath No Fury... Ale offers up warm, roasted notes of coffee & dark chocolate together with the fruity & clove-like aromas.

Added by CRJMellor on 11-03-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,795
Reviews:
662
Ratings:
1,420
pDev:
11.9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of SportsandJorts
4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours deep mahogany to solid black. a finger of a dark tan head forms and sticks around for ages. leaves behind a frothy lacing. completely dark and opaque

Smell: light espresso with a heavy dose of creamer. dark fruits, cloves and pepper. yeast balance fades into the phenol range. chocolate and dark candi sugar. not super fragrant though

Taste: opens with espresso, that is really light and quickly overtaken by sweet dark fruits from dark candi sugar and quickly blending into figs and more estery yeast flavors. chocolate malt comes through along with clove and pepper along with some additional yeast flavors.

Mouthfeel: super creamy and smooth. some bitterness but overtaken by sweetness. fairly heavy.

Overall: fair from a traditional Belgian beer in anyway I know but quite tasty and well done. Better than most of the Belgian/Stout mixtures I have tried. Love the super creamy feel and taste to it.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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4.05/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - black with a short, soft, off white head

S - roasted malt, sugar, Belgian yeast, faint spice

T - roasted malt, faint spice, caramel, faint bitterness, some cinnamon, some chocolate

M - full bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a really nice beer. It's like a Belgian stout. It has both American and Belgian qualities. The spices are sublte but add complexity and nuance. I would definitely like to have this again.

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3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottled on 10/03/12 and aged about one month before opening.

A: The pour began slowly and became increasingly aggressive but this did not cause the beer to form a head. So not head to evaluate. The brew is a deep, dark mahogany color and absolutely opaque.

S: The aroma is fairly robust and consists of sweet dark roasted malt, toasted barley and just a few hints of prunes and chocolate.

T: The taste has a Belgian yeast spice and a little bready yeast, along with sweet malt and some toasted grain; and, there are again just a few hints of dark dried fruits and chocolate.

M: The body in on the heavier side of medium, and is very smooth and finished clean. There is very little carbonation and that seem to work just fine for this beer.

O: This beer has a unique combination of flavors and does not fit neatly into any particular style category – it is just a darn good beer. It successfully combines the best aspects of a Belgian double and a stout. This combination results in a pleasing and robust dark beer. This beer may not appeal to everyone, but if you like Belgian doubles and stouts this beer is able to pull-off that rare feat of blending the best of both styles into one beer.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.66/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Just cracked open my first round of Hell (Hath No Fury). Black in color, dark tan/brown head. Medium to full-bodied. The balance of roast and chocolate is superb, and the dark fruits, though more subtle with this brew are there. Rather stout-like, but I'm okay with that. Not exceptional but damn solid

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3.14/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a Bell's tulip on 11/5/12

11523 PKGD 10/03/12

Very dark brown; nearly black in the glass save a few grape juice highlighted streaks. One finger head thins considerably. Not much lace.

The aroma has a fair amount of toasted dark bread and a hint of roastiness and smoke. Fruits have a good showing - tart apple, apple butter, banana and hints of raisin. Mild yeast spice. Maybe a dusting of cocoa powder.

The taste starts with a fruity twinge, coupled with a moderate herbal hop presence. From there is thickens up with a bready middle and finishes dry and rather spicy. Hints of alcohol linger. Raisins and some sugary tones.

The body is close to medium-full; partially slick from alcohol and sugars and partially gritty. Carbonation is vigorous bur calms down over time.

It started off rough, but pulls together by about halfway through the glass. Decent enough, but I'm in no hurry to try it again.

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Hell Hath No Fury Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 1,420 ratings
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