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Bell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9000 | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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663 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double Brown Ale aged in bourbon barrels.

Added by warnerry on 10-09-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
90
Ratings:
663
pDev:
7.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
601
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 663 |  Reviews: 90
Photo of Get_Lowell
4.54/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Look: Dark brown almost black body, very little head.
Smell: Big malt presence, bourbon, oak.
Taste: Sweet caramel, chocolate, biscuits, bourbon, booze.
Feel: Medium body, syrupy, smooth.
Overall: Really enjoyed it, its a hell of a strong ale. It's a lot sweeter than I was expecting on the palate.

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Photo of Thishops4u
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mgr78704
4.4/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IrishColonial
3.68/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kamikazeokami
4.7/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of akang
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 4lo
4.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bell's Barrel Aged Batch 9000 #9 / 1502
Pours a dark brown that still has a bit of visibility through it. Almost like a soda. Smell of molasses and bourbon up front. Get a bit of oak and some fruit as well, but definitely sweetness and booze. Ton of flavors going on with the beer, but follows the scent. Molasses, vanilla, bourbon, oak, and brown sugar. A bit sweet and hot at the same time, but smooth on the mouth feel with some caramel at the end. Almost creamy like a melted milk chocolate, but with a bit of carbonation to smooth it out. Reminded me a bit of the 10000 with all the flavors going on

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Photo of Brabander
4.69/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Insane beer, had the pleasure to drink this one in a tasting last night.

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Photo of linnymtu
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Thanks for a great beer @alex021224

Probably the best old ale I have ever tasted!

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Photo of wethorseblanket
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dctriman
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of HookemHoos
4.05/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of N_Schleret
4.61/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zuidman
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of woodchip
4.84/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of eyemustard
5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of Norseman
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of SocalKicks
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of jaydoc
4.3/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Matagal
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of PHBoiler
5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of mrn1ceguy
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of schmidtmattsays
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

Bell's Bourbon Barrel Aged Batch 9000 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.58 out of 5 with 663 ratings
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