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RATINGS: 881   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Originally conceived along the lines of a Belgian Dubbel, Hell Hath No Fury... Ale morphed during development into something entirely different. Blending a pair of Belgian abbey-style yeasts into a recipe more akin to a roasty stout, Hell Hath No Fury... Ale offers up warm, roasted notes of coffee & dark chocolate together with the fruity & clove-like aromas.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (1365) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Pours a translucent dark brown color. Small tan head. Faint roasted malt nose. Sweet roasted malt flavor has dark cherry and cocoa notes. Very Porter like. Finishes sweet with dried fruits and sweet cocoa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Criz (348) - - NOV 5, 2015
12oz bottle. Deep brown color with oily tan head. Aromas of chocolate, caramel, plum, and cherries. Leaves the palate dry with a tanin like finish, similar to a red wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swamp_Thing (49) - Florida, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Malty yeasty fruity come through after the coffee and molasses. Pleasantly thin for such a sweet beer. A light Porter, actually very good but saying this "started as a dubbel" is like saying an IPA started as a wheat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (2535) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 5, 2015
12oz bottle from the Malt Shoppe in Tosa. Cola colored pour with maybe a touch of red leaving light lacing from the off-white head. Aroma has quite a mix - molasses, chocolate and sweet caramel plus a solid spicy yeast base. Taste is of sweet caramel, chocolate, tangy spices. Very much a belgian stout instead of a dubbel. Medium bodied with a touch of alcohol. Finishes sweetly tangy. A solid, quite different, effort. 14.5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2677) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2015
Dark brown color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of sweet malt, yeast, caramel, dark fruit, & some spice; Flavor of sweet malt, yeast, caramel, molasses, dark fruit, and chocolate; Soft carbonation; More stout like - but pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChadPolenz (1690) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2015
There’s no recognized style of “Belgian Stout,” though if there was I suppose Bell’s Hell Hath No Fury Ale might be a good example of one. It appears to be a rather typical strong stout that’s fermented with traditional Abbey yeast. The net result is a beer that’s at worst “good,” and at best “interesting.”

I poured a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass. It was bottled on 8/28/15 and cost $4.35 ($0.36 per ounce).

Appearance: Dark black body all around. Initially pours to a large, brown, foamy head, but it evaporates quickly and leaves no lacing on the glass.

Smell: Familiar stout scent with notes of roasted malt, but a noticeable fruity presence as well from the yeast esters.

Taste: Since this beer is rather experimental in style, it’s a little difficult to wrap my head around it. On one hand it tastes like a classic American stout: plenty of sweet dark maltiness along with some roasted notes. On the other hand, it’s a bit more continental with the presence of rum-soaked raisins, plum, and treacle. I even detect a smokey astringency on the finish. There’s a bit of alcohol in here as well, though it’s not entirely distracting. I enjoy the sweet and stout-like characteristics here, but that finish is rather odd. All in all, it’s a fine beer but nothing amazing.

Drinkability: The palette to Bell’s Hell Hath No Fury Ale is an odd duck to be sure, though the palate itself is not. The mouthfeel is fairly thick, but in no way viscous or sticky. Not quite velvety smooth like a pub stout on nitro; though it is still smooth going down. I do notice the 7.5% ABV in the form of flavor and warmth. It finishes surprisingly clean. I’d enjoy this as a dessert.

RATING: 7/10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
libertine (407) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2015
pours very dark with a dark cocoa head. Aroma is malt, raisins, plums, coffee and spice. dark fruit flavors with spice and a little roasted coffee. medium body. slick texture with a slight bitter finish. Not bad but overpriced for the quality

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scotchzombie (533) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark fruit, chocolate and slightly nutty. Taste follows suit with some caramel, honey and roast charred malt. Very nice Ameri-Belgian.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (945) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Smells and tastes like malt and raisins. Medium body, light carbonation, and no foam.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (644) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown almost black, medium tan head. Nose is chocolate and coffee but the tart smelling Belgian yeast comes through as well. Taste is medium-high sweetness. Medium body, texture is more on the thin side, yeasty tart finish as well as the malt sweetness. A little metallic aftertaste. Good overall.

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