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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Super sweet honey mead.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (7575) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Sample at the brewpub. Bellísí Mead is a clear pale yellow color with some tiny bubbles atop and decent legs. Nose of honey and flowers. Medium sticky body with a floral character and flavors of sweet honey and ripe fruit. The finish is sweet and fruity. Pretty average overall but perhaps I am spoiled by Kuhnhennís Meads.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinsenn (1021) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2012
On tap at Bellís Eccentric Cafe. Aroma is sweet grapes. Very pale yellow, and clear. Taste is pretty nice; sweet honey, with a dry finish. Hard to rate on the same scale as beer, but there you go.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale Łber alles, Arizona, USA - APR 14, 2012
batch 1/11 bottle #331/487 from schiller on 11/25/11. pale yellow near clear with a slim white head of sharp small bubbles. it smells and tastes a lot like sprite.... lemon, honey, alcohol, florals and light sulfur. crisp sharp mouth feel helps keep it lighter. 6/3/6/3/13

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (3240) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2008
My girlfriend ordered this at the cafe and I ended up finishing it. Golden pour, looks and smells like honey. Very sweet flavor with a bit of dryness. Finish is herbal. Too sweet for my taste, but also the first mead Ive ever had.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
574deadzone (984) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2012 750 ml bottle from Bellís. This is a sparkling mead, straw/pale gold in color. Aroma is clover honey and slight alcohol. It reminds me of a very dry white wine or a champagne. Taste is not as sweet or honey-like as nose suggests. It has a bit of tartness and a dry finish. It doesnít do a whole lot on the palate. I feel like this is a more commemorative effort from Bellís and I will certainly hang onto the bottle, but at $19 it was kind of a bummer. Not as enjoyable as I was hoping. Since Bellís is so good with hops, maybe next round they should try a dry-hopped mead rather than going such a traditional route. Step up the alcohol, get some legs in there, cut out the carbonation...I would try that. Update: I had to add an extra point because at the bottom of the bottle I found the tiniest baby bee. I mean, how cool is that? We should all be so lucky to be preserved in alcohol!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2011
750ml bottle: pours a clear pale champagne golden with decent legs. Has a subtle light honey nose with a touch of floral character. Starts with average fullness and a dry floral honey flavor before a muted finish. Could use some more body and complexity.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Doghair (255) - Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Light spicy floral aroma. Taste is sort of bitter with a floral essence. Not at all what I expected. Maybe my bottle was bad but disappointing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (10404) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2010
Sample at The Eccentric Cafe. Poured clear pale color with good legs and virtually no head. Moderate dark honey aroma. Light to medium body with a thin texture. Light to medium honey sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable mead.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Clear yellow pour with no head. Clover honey with hints of lavender, and apple cider. Not my favorite mean by a long shot.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (4920) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 29, 2012
This bottled brew from rbsg #42 poured a head of bubbles that were fully diminished and left behind a typically carbonated transparent yellow white colored body. The aroma was hot and sweet. . The mild flavor contained notes of sweetness and honey. An OK brew just nothing special.


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