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

Bell's Cherry StoutBell's Cherry Stout
BA SCORE
41.1%
Liked This Beer
3.53 w/ 2,540 ratings
Bell's Cherry StoutBell's Cherry Stout
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
Ranking:
#39,559
Reviews:
1,016
Ratings:
2,540
Liked:
1,043
Avg:
3.53/5
pDev:
16.15%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
115
Gots:
318
Trade:
10
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2.85/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Dark brown, very close to black with a thin lacing of cafe au lait colored head that dissipates rather quickly. Smell is of cherry with a faint trace of malt. The taste is just plain strange. The tart cherry is overpowering almost everything in the flavor. There is some malt sweetness in the mix, but it is overwhelmed by the cherry. The cherry that's there, especially with that sweet-tart flavor going on, ends up feeling medicinal. Mouthfeel is syrupy thick, which just feeds into the medicinal comparisons.

Overall this beer just doesn't work. I must say that the sweet and tart flavors aren't as out of balance as they were two months ago when i tried my first one, but now its just more medicinal. I don't think its getting any better as it ages.

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Bell's Cherry Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 41.1% out of 100 with 2,540 ratings
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