Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

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

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Bell's Special Double Cream StoutBell's Special Double Cream Stout
Very Good
3,866 Ratings
Bell's Special Double Cream StoutBell's Special Double Cream Stout

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

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

Bros Score:
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 3,866 |  Reviews: 1,460
Photo of mcsauter82
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Tone2467
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of charliebuckeye
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of bccrosley
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of henrichsj
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Jet black, carbonated tan head, looks like Coca-Cola, head never really dissipated

S - Chocolate and Coffee! (My four-year-old daughter thought it smelled like cookies!)

T - Delicious! Chocolate stout, malty, very creamy, just the right amount of carbonation and bitterness

M - Thick and creamy yet crisp and clean (if that makes any sense); doesn't leave that thick aftertaste other stouts seem to

O - One of my favorite Bell's beers! Very sessionable, in my opinion. I could see some nervous stout wannabe's give this a go and enjoy it. Worth the high price point if you ask me...

 590 characters

Photo of bendukes86
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of threedaggers
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of Syracuse12
3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of mmink27
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of AndyH
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of shovelit
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of dunlap926
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of mattreitz49
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of theandychrist
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Moby
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of dtomes
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of vermilcj
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of ClePaul
4.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Bells Special Double Cream Stout

Look 8/10
Smell 19/20
Taste 37/40
Feel 8/10
Drinkability 18/20

Overall 90/100

Very nice rich, yet sweet Stout... Smooth enough to session on. Also full enough to enjoy only one or two. Very creamy and balanced. Worth seeking out but won't blow you away~

 290 characters

Photo of anhigdon
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of JasonTaverner
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of EN27
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Bartos
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Woodman70
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of civicm87
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Bell's Special Double Cream Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 3,866 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.