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RATINGS: 2791   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.2/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alliance100 (1090) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 10, 2014
12oz bottle - pours a hazy orange , big citrus aromas with some faint honey sweetness . Outstanding rounded hop profile . Finishes slightly sweet . Way too drinkable for the ABV . Dangerous and delicious . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ByTheirLimpin (102) - New York, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Poured from the can. Honey amber in the glass with a little chunky haze. Fine bubbled supportive white head. First taste, honey in the front. Sweet and sticky. Nose has some grapefruit in there. Definitely a heavy hitter. Super complex hop board kept in check pleasantly with the malts through the middle. Finish sticks around.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jokestereo (171) - SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2016
Pours golden with a thin line of white head. Aroma; citra hops with citrus, grapefruit, some grass notes, orange, mango, tangerine and pine. Flavours; Citrus, grass, alcohol, mango, caramel, peach and orange.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
linusb (369) - SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2016
A: Deep orange/brownish. Nice 1 finger white head. N: Pine, juniper, gin T: Salty, juniper, mango, pine, grapefruit O: Very heavy! Quite much alcohol to it, but its really nice! :-)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
baltzbrew (1) - - FEB 12, 2016 does not count
Great citrus flavors and aromas. The flavors left on the palet are welcomed, not too overpowering. Could drink many more of these if they were more readily available.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thisis12ptfont (1055) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - FEB 11, 2016
Aromas of grass, caramel, pine needles, citrus, oranges, honey, candied tangerine and mango juice. Pours a semi deep copper with a hue of golden brightness and aggressive white lacing. Taste brings very harsh bitterness upfront with massive dankness, pines, hop oils just relentless bitterness. Plenty of orange juice, mango, peach peel, honey, caramel and more oils. Finishes dry and bitter with definite malt sweetness, malt syrup, wort and booze. Overall, very impressive stuff that attacks your palate with an onslaught of dankness and bitterness. Fruit/citrus presence is subtle in the back.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
meyers1023 (23) - - FEB 10, 2016
This beer deserves the hype. I've had it two years in a row now that I live in a place that distributes Bells. The look is great as it pours a dark Amber color with a good amount of head that laces the glass. The smell is complex and interesting as you get the hop dankness but a breadiness as well. The flavor is all hops with citrus and pine attacking your tongue with a bitterness that isn't overpowering but adds to the experience. I will continue to grab this beer each year as it is released.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kmeggs1 (3) - - FEB 10, 2016 does not count
Really hoppy but smooth , great flavors but never loses the smooth taste . I had heard a lot about this one and it didn't disappoint ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (2781) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2016
February 10, 2016. Can. canned January 14, 2016 (marked 11416).
Light hazy golden with a large creamy white head. Aroma is sweet fruity and malty with toffee, ripe pineapple, lychee, resin, some pine, citrus and alcohol. Taste is sweet, quite bitter and slight boozy. Finish is sweet toffee, resin, tropical fruits with mango, lychee and pineapple, bitter piney and light grassy notes with some boozy notes. Medium bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation.
Good, but a bit boozy and a bit heavier on the malt character than I prefer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ahuth (139) - - FEB 8, 2016
Can. Pours cloudy copper. Has thick white head. Has a big bold hop tastes piney floral hop. Has a sweet dry after taste. Grapefruit and honey taste. Excellent imperial IPA. Dangerously drinkable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SaxyBeerFan420 (7) - - FEB 8, 2016 does not count
12oz poured into a snifter. This was pretty damn good but it doesnít live up to the insane hype following it. The honey really makes this beer unique. Iím glad I got a super fresh 6 pack and I will certainly enjoy every bit of it!

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