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Bell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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4.07/5
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384 Ratings
Bell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry StoutBell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American-style stout with tart Michigan cherries aged in bourbon barrels from various distilleries.

Added by mcallister on 07-21-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,871
Reviews:
110
Ratings:
384
pDev:
11.3%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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Gots:
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Trade:
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Keystone Bar and Grill in Hyde Park - Cincinnati.

Had on tap at Bells, review from notes. Thanks to Kevin for this one!

A: Very dark - not quite motor oil-like, but close. Fizzy, bubbly head that settles into a thin ring.

S: Smell is awesome. Chocolate, vanilla, bourbon-forward, oak, and slight cherry.

T: Follows the nose, with a little less bourbon than I would expect - but it's about the perfect amount. The tartness of the cherries is awesome. Vanilla and chocolate balance the whole thing perfectly. Some roastiness comes through also, but not enough to negatively affect the flavor at all.

M: Medium-full body with little carbonation. Moderately creamy and oddly finishes a little dry.

O: This one was money. Really glad I found it on tap. The balance and complexity of this is really amazing. Good amount of tart, sweet, and barrel was something almost unrivaled.

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Bell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Cherry Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 384 ratings
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