Bourbon Barrel Aged Hell Hath No Fury Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Bourbon Barrel Aged Hell Hath No Fury AleBourbon Barrel Aged Hell Hath No Fury Ale
BA SCORE
4.19/5
126 Ratings
Bourbon Barrel Aged Hell Hath No Fury AleBourbon Barrel Aged Hell Hath No Fury Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American take on a Belgian Dubbel aged in bourbon barrels.

Added by grub on 01-24-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,286
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
126
pDev:
9.55%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 126 |  Reviews: 51
Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StevenMilligan
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nat1975
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tommy5
3.94/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Lazhal
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.83/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jroberts8811
4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lemmy187
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VeganUndead
3.81/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TastyIsBeer
4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MJSFS
4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of atone315
3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Giggy
4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft at Crunchy's, E. Lansing, MI. Part of a Bell's Barrel Aged Beerfest. I've had the normal HHNF in a bottle, thought it was good. The bourbon Barrel aging takes this beer to a premium level. Keep up the good work Bell's!

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4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of A_Rad
4.07/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of loganburgh
4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of justinp444
4.47/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter on draft it has a black body and a light beige head of a quarter inch. Smell of chocolate, floral, date, fig, slight vanilla, and some bourbon. Flavor is big fig and date, some bourbon, caramel, molasses, lots of vanilla, cherry, and some slight roasted malt on end. Mouthfeel is full, body is moderate, and carbonation is light to moderate. Very smooth drinking heavily complex bba dark ale.

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Photo of drbenderdo
4.69/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fredmugs
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SerialTicker
4.39/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I had the original HHNF several years ago when I first started drinking craft and thought it was pretty decent, but not quite my "bag." I had this a week or so ago, and it basically blew my mind -- how is this not on everybody's ISO list? It's so complex. It has everything. It's not exactly "Belgian strong ale"-like at first, at least to me, but all of those flavors sneak in on the finish. Awesome bourbon and oak with brown sugar dark fruits (the dark fruit flavor you normally get in Belgians, not the dark fruit flavor you'd find in a stout... how do I explain -- more "authentic" tasting dark fruits?), some vanilla, a little heat... truly delicious. This beer's got it all. I feel like this ought to be the next trend in BBA'd beers, because if this is any indication, this style BELONGS in a barrel.

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4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Hell Hath No Fury Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 126 ratings
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