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Bell's Brewery Inc.
Eccentric Cafe-Pub
(No longer brewing)
355 East Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo MI 49007
Telephone: +1 269-382-2338
Hours: Monday-Wednesday 11:00am-midnight, Thursday-Saturday 11:00am-1:00am, Sunday noon-midnight.
Brewer: Kevin Stuchell
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Notes

Opened: 1985

Contributors: Diane Crawford, Jason, Mike Feekart, Siegfried Binge

The Eccentric Cafe-Pub is still open; the beer is brewed at Bells' production facility in Galesburg.

Updated: December 15, 2011

News

Beer List


    • Date: February 16, 2003 (#4689)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Woodman's Food Market #20, Green Bay WI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, low carbonation, thick head. Mild fruity hop aroma. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Lots of fruity hop flavor with a very mild bitterness. Some sweet grainy maltiness toward the end.
    • Date: February 9, 2002 (#4165)
      Package: draught
      Place: Old Hat Brewery, Lawton MI
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden amber, hazy, big thick head. Big fruity aroma. Medium body, huge fruity hop flavor, somewhat-bigger-than-mild bitterness.

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    • Date: February 16, 2003 (#4688)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Woodman's Food Market #20, Green Bay WI
      Score: 12 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Deep amber, hazy, thick head. Smells like butterscotch and chocolate. Medium body, fairly fizzy. Lots of herbal hops. Chocolatey, caramelly, with lots of butterscotch and a little citrus.
    • Date: February 9, 2002 (#4170)
      Package: draught
      Place: Old Hat Brewery, Lawton MI
      Score: 12 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Bright brown, thick head. BIG diacetyl odor. Medium body, HUGELY buttery, mild caramel flavor.

  • German-Style Strong Doppelbock
    • Date: September 22, 2002 (#4443)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Deep dark red opaque, big thick head. Lots of toasty malt aroma. Big body, huge vegetal hop flavor. Mildly sweet and toasty.

  • Old Ale
    • Date: February 15, 1998 (#2396)
      Package: bottled
      Place: from the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Dark red brown opaque, no head. Sweet ginger aroma. Thick, sweet, flat. Some bitterness, some roasty coffee flavor, a fair bit of ginger in the finish. Lingering bitterness. Thanks to Spencer Thomas for bringing this bottle to Hawaii, and also for the excellent bottle of Bell's Expedition Stout, which I neglected to write down.

  • Sweet Stout or Cream Stout

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    Bell's Oberon Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Bell's Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Bell's Winter White
    Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast

  • Great Lakes Amber Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • Third Coast Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Two-Hearted Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale