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Bellís Imperial Red Ale

Bellís Imperial Red Ale
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
Huge tropical and stone fruit hop aroma, carmel malt

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (10653) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Draught at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI. Clear deep amber color with a small off-white head. Citrusy and fruity hops, moderate bitterness and some malt in the aroma. Resiny hops, sweetness, sugar, some alcohol and moderate bitterness in the flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 13, 2016
Tap at bells. Amber orange with small head. Really nice looking. Caramel and citrus. Slightly hot from the booze. Low to medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6842) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Sampled on draft at Hou Thou this beer poured a red brown color with a small foamy white head that faded quickly and left minimal lacing. The aroma was tart and rather bitter with notes of pine, citrus, a bit of malty and a touch boozy. The flavor was tangy and sweetish yet fairly bitter with pine, grapefruit, black pepper, honey, caramel and malt syrup with a boozy undertone. Medium length sweet piney finish. Moderately full bodied. Pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Pour on tap at Taps 25, dark reddish pour with off white head, aroma brought big orange, grapefruit, dank, resinous notes with some slight pine, hints of caramel, but pretty hidden by the hops. Taste was a mix of resin, pine, grass, slight floral notes, some citrus notes with some slight caramel, toffee, finishing fairly bitter. Even with it being a bit malt forward it was balanced well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (7027) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2016
On tap at Studio 35 at the Dude-a-Thon on 1/17/16. Pours clear red with a thick beige head. Aroma of caramel malt, piney hops and citrus. Malty and caramelly flavor with orange, grapefruit and tropical fruit accents before a sweet malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bricks (991) - Delaware, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Tasted like malty IPA goodness, but a stronger version. Smooth for nearly 11%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8190) - Indiana, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Draft to taster at. The Eccentric Cafe. Looks solid; not really reddish or amber though. A mostly transparent orange with off-white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of caramel, toast, and fruity and piney hops. Tastes like it smells with a medium full-bodied mouthfeel thatís smooth for the abv. An enjoyable sipper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
svandyke (180) - USA - OCT 2, 2015
8oz pour- faint red, lots of floral in nose. Lots of different hops. Somewhat carmelly taste. Heavy alcohol overwhelms much o the flavor

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
coyotehunter (698) - , Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Dark coppery pour with a medium lacing head. Very piney aroma, with a touch of citrus. Lots of grapefruit up front, some pine needle. Maybe a hint of coffee. I could drink gallons of this. Finishes a little creamy yet a little sticky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5794) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Tap at Maduro pre GTMW 2014. Really clean for the style. Well executed. Amber copper, filtered body. Well balanced. Some solid NW hops. Really good beer.

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