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RATINGS: 1728   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Sweeter and smoother than Kalamazoo Stout. A beer for special winter occasions. Great with chocolate desserts. Available October-March.


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhrankSlovacek (54) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 16, 2004
Pours very dark brown, with good brown head. Rich, sweet, creamy,malty aroma. Smooth creaminess, sweet and malty. Some chocolate and vanilla, and light roasted flavor, with a nice balanced bitterness. Excellent beer.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lil-dabz99 (54) - Lake Linden, Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2001
Iím not a big fan of this kind of beer, but this stuff is very good!!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CardsFan25 (54) - - JAN 8, 2014
Dark pour from a bottle with about an inch of tan head. Vanilla, cream, and light chocolate on the nose. Smooth, sweet, clean stout that tastes exactly like it smells.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
piwodevo (53) - chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 5, 2004
Wow. Bells hit a home run again; theyíre so good at making stouts and porters......this oneís so creamy, I expected it to be cloudy white with whipped cream in it. great roasted flavors, subdued bitterness, ends with a mild hop flourish and lingering roasted maltiness. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
loafgoat (53) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 4, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2012 From tap. Black with off white head. Subdued toasty aroma. Roast sweet slightly fruity flavor.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
doubletriple (52) - Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2005
Tasted at the Great Madison St. Stout Off, from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Loved the fresh cream aroma off this and this one is smooth and sweet and flat out one of the best tasting beers Ive ever had. Light brown bubbling head on a pitch black body. This one is close to perfect for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stoutlvr (52) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 5, 2006
Pours black with dark brown head. Aroma is a little rusty, flavor is chocolaty coffee with some fruit notes, but reduced itself to a bit of a steel taste on the palate. Decent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
acurtis (52) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 31, 2010
Bellís Special Double Cream Stout - 6.1% Had at Lititz cask ale festival 10/29/10 Soft black with small creamy tan head. Roasted coffee aroma, earthy. Extremly smooth and quite dry. Not a lot of carbonation. Tasty is creamy milk chocolate with a hint of coffee. Silky mouthfeel, I could drink a few of these if I didnít have anything to eat. Exceptional cream stout, well done.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
taestee (52) - USA - FEB 10, 2014
Lots of roasty malt character with chocolatey aroma. The head was thin and left little lacing. Thereís just something about the mouthfeel I wasnít keen on. Maybe Iím just comparing this too much to the Expedition.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HoppyKev (50) - Redford, Michigan, USA - NOV 19, 2001
Great stout, very well rounded. This would have to be in my top 5 stouts


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