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Starting with six different hop varietals added to the brew kettle & culminating with a massive dry-hop addition of Simcoe hops, Bellís Hopslam Ale possesses the most complex hopping schedule in the Bellís repetoire. Selected specifically because of their aromatic qualities, these Pacific Northwest varieties contribute a pungent blend of grapefruit, stone fruit, and floral notes. A generous malt bill and a solid dollop of honey provide just enough body to keep the balance in check, resulting in a remarkably drinkable rendition of the Double India Pale Ale style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (360) - Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2014
12oz bottle. Cooper color with two finger white head. Citrus aroma. Boozy and fruity taste. Ends bitter. Didnít live up to the hype for me, but still very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
illiniphil (129) - Nashotah, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow orange with a full white head. Flavor is grapefruit, orange, with a complex hoppiness. It has a nice balance that is probably due to the honey although you don't taste it. A very good double IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmd123 (10) - - APR 1, 2014
very hoppy but with some great citrus notes. highly recommend if someone wants to try a hoppy beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thewade (306) - USA - APR 1, 2014
12 oz bottled 7 weeks prior. Aroma is wonderful and fruity. Faint grapefruit. I personally didnít sense the honey, but willing to try again. Solid DIPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (439) - Iowa, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Fairly clear. Golden color. Nice carbonation. Bottle. Hoppy nose. Canned pineapple. Taste is real hoppy. Delicious.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jb (2151) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Can this style possibly get any better than this? Heaven on earth , sublime perfection. Lovingly crafted. On tap at Tap and Mallet Bellís total tap takeover. Clear, gold, nice lacing. Nose is floral with plenty of tangerine, and it exploded in intensity. Soft beautiful mouthfeel. Alcohol not detected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mep3222 (413) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Sweetish malty aroma primarily piney hops. Taste is a malty hop bomb. Hops are piney primarily but some citrus hop in there too. Honey sweetness comes through as well. Alcohol is well masked. Full flavored and well balanced. Does not have too much of the resin hop finish. The sweets seem to balance that out. I put this a notch below the top DIPA's. Primarily due to slightly too malty and sweet from the honey, and some due to the hop profile not being quite as good as a heady topper or stone enjoy by. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ricoslim (95) - - MAR 27, 2014
Pours a somewhat clear and bright orange. Hops are fruity and come out nicely in the aroma. The aftertaste is not of your typical IPA. A very solid DIPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfroms (208) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle sampled on 3/20. Pours a slightly hazy straw color with medium head and good lacing. Aroma is honey and pine resin, apricot, grain, marijuana, crackery malt, overripe pineapple, alcohol heat. Taste is apricot jam, orange marmalade, dark honey, rye bread, and pine sap with lingering mouth-drying bitterness. Something Iíll drink once or twice a year and enjoy. Not my favorite style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Berard (270) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with very light white head. Little hop aroma and carbonation. A nice hop flavor with tastes of pepper bourbon and some complexity. Mildly boozy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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