Bell’s Brewery – Kalamazoo Stout

Bell's Brewing Company - Kalamazoo Stout

Bell’s BreweryKalamazoo Stout

BJCP Style: 13A. Dry Stout
ABV: 6%
Tasting on: 10/29/14
Glass: Stemmed Stout

Aroma: An overtone of chocolate with notes of maple syrup and a hint of roasted malt. A small bite of licorice and hops in the undertone.  9/10

Appearance: Black with deep brown hues. Completely opaque, even when held to light. Tan head. 10/10

Flavor: A bit of hops lead off the beer before dark roasted malt shows up in the middle. The end pairs chocolate with notes of coffee before a final rush of moderate hop bitterness in the finish. The aftertaste starts with hop bitterness that quickly fades leaving chocolate and minor sweetness to linger on.  18/20

Mouthfeel: Medium to medium-light body with moderate carbonation. 9/10

Overall Impression: A hoppier stout balanced well by a malt background that showcases dark roasted malt and chocolate flavors throughout. 46/50


Final Score: 92%

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