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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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3.96/5
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3,853 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): 6.10%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double Cream Stout derives its name from its smooth, creamy texture, not the ingredients. Completely dairy-free, this stout blends ten different specialty malts to yield a remarkable depth of flavor. With only a touch of burnt notes, Double Cream Stout focuses on the softer, cocoa & espresso-like aspects of roasted malt.

Added by Mitchster on 12-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,620
Reviews:
1,459
Ratings:
3,853
pDev:
10.61%
Bros Score:
3.66
 
 
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Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A- Pitch black, somewhat oily pour into a snifter from the 12oz bottle. One-finger light mocha head forms and has nice retention. Cap falls down to a frothy ring and has some creaminess to it. Lacing starts thick at the top with some pillows and finishes spotty.

S- Malt forward with an emphasis on roast and toasty characteristics. Notes of coffee, light caramel, slight dark fruits, cereal grains and burnt malts come to mind. Some nice milk chocolate rounds it all out.

T- Follows the nose quite well with the same sort of malt profile and yeast balance. Deeply roasted malts are responsible for most of the flavors with notes of dark roast grains, burnt malts, espresso, cocoa powder and toast. Other hints are of caramel, slight sweets and the yeast provides some dark fruits.

MF- Moderately thick bodied with a a slightly creamy and silky texture. Carbonation at a low to medium level and smooth.

Deeply roasty but lacks maybe a bit of texture in the mouthfeel for me. Solid stout nonetheless and something I would certainly have again.

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Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 3,853 ratings
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