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

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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
Ratings:
123
Reviews:
51
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
9.74%
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayley_86
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nunya
4.09/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HattedClassic
4.11/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Opaque dark brown color. Texture is shiny and thin like it's been aged.

Smell is strong sugar but has a slight cleaner smell from the alcohol. Seems it rummified a bit. Moderate bourbon note. Slight burned candy aND a hint of roasted notes.

More Dubbel less barrel age. Moderate bourbon note mixes with the sugary belgian notes and gives off bits of dark fruit notes.

Heavy body but with a nice and slight thinness. Very smooth and extremely silky. With very little carbonation but enough to give it texture.

Fantastic and pretty good go for it.

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Photo of JamesGrove
3.19/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmg480
4.17/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Gotti311
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thatoneguymike
4.02/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gatornation
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On Tap @ Blue Door Pours a dark mahogany color with crimson streaks and highlights,a small but fresh biege head. smell of dates,fig and pear sweet malts wood and bourbon. taste starts with mellow bourbon it mixes in dark and white fruits with candied sugar and malts, nothing over powers here the BA is mellow and compliments this dubbel, a sweet finish. delicious brew the barrel and fruit mix well together.

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Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.44/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of szmnnl99
4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of midlifec
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of beergorrilla
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaphog
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattboyer182
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shawner
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Georgiabeer
4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Brick Store Pub. Pours dark and a slightly viscous brown with a thin ring of head. Smells deeply of sweet bourbon, dark chocolate, and cocoa. Heavy with molasses and vanilla aromas from the barrel. Sweet malt and some brown sugar round out the aromas. The taste is quite malty and sweet, with a welcome edge of slightly sour wood. Lots of molasses on the finish, but also nice chocolate and roasty flavors. The bourbon itself is subtle and well integrated. Very smooth, and very enjoyable overall.

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Photo of brewtechnik
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of robwestcott
2.75/5  rDev -34.7%

Photo of callmeoz
3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of ROBSTARR
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of bonSreeB
3/5  rDev -28.7%

Photo of LambicKing
4/5  rDev -5%

Bourbon Barrel Aged Hell Hath No Fury Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.21 out of 5 based on 123 ratings.
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