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

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
"A mysterious dance of tart Michigan cherries with the dark, roasted malts of a big and bold stout." and "Stout brewed with cherry juice."

Added by Mitchster on 01-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,539
Reviews:
1,016
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
16.01%
 
 
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115
Gots:
318
For Trade:
10
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a BrewDog cervoise glass. Bottled 2 December 2011.

A: A finger of dark tan head churns and fades. The body of the beer is ebony-dark.

S: Chicory and cherries. Nutty.

T: Delicious. I think it's better fresh, but even after a year, it's retained the faint puckery cherry juice that makes this stout so interesting and so delicious. The earthy, roasted chocolate finish is a fine complement and counterweight. The finish is bitterish but doesn't linger.

M: Just a touch flat. Smooth and pleasant.

O: One of my favorite stouts from one of my favorite breweries. Recommended, especially on tap or fresh.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottled 9.22.11, consumed 11.12.12

A - deep brown-black w ruby red highlights. minimal brown head w no lacing.

S - chocolate covered cherries dominate. Cocoa powder and ripe dark fruits in support.

T - sour cherries, cranberries, and a touch of figs up front. roasted chicory, blackened toast and much less chocolate than the nose would indicate follow. first sips are mellow, balanced between fruit and roasty malt. as it warms malt becomes ascendant along w creeping oxidation. still a decent drink overall.

M - thinner side of medium but still smooth. low carbonation and a lingering finish.

this is over a year old and probably different when fresh, but not bad overall.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Looks like a nice motor oil Stout has a slight reddish hue.. no carbonation in glass
S- Roasty, chocolaty ..
T- Drinks lighter than it looks.. tart.. tastes a bit different from the smell
M- Can taste some carbonation.. pleasant feel.

Sightly above average stout..

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Bell's Cherry Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.56 out of 5 based on 2,539 ratings.
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