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RATINGS: 1221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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A refreshing, blond colored pale ale. Bellís pale ale is made almost exclusively from pale malt. It expresses a spicy floral hop aroma and taste.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
celluloiddroid (25) - Hebron, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2004
Light golden color out of the bottle, a decent sized head that stuck around and a good amount of cardonation. Citrusy flavor with slight resin aftertaste. Reminded me of SNPA, but not quite as good, still a quality midwestern brew however.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2004
Light gold color, white frothy head. Light lemony/grapefruity hop aroma. Grassy citrus orange taste like orange soda with a brown sugar sweetness. For some reason it has some alcohol burn in the stomach after only a few sips. Maybe its the carbonation. Resiny aftertaste/feeling that turns buttery. Not bad, but not top notch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
walleye (1066) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 12, 2004
bottle 151 doing it with a mich. beer .poured a golden color with lots of floaties with a med size white head. aroma malt, caramel, molasses, citrus(orange) honey. dark breads.flavor malts, earthy, fruity,hints of grapefruit.not a bad beer will buy more

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2004
not a bad outing from bells in the apa sector, but i was by no means blown away by it. enjoyed it about as much as the victory hop devil i had just tried. similar in taste, a little bit lighter though. drank this poolside which may help it out, just because i love apaís on nice hot summer days. they just seem to hit the spot so well. another addition to my rotating weekly 6íer to add.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Metalhead (632) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2004
Considering the quality of their specialty beers,I was pretty disappointed with this one. Barely avg. pale ale,mild hops,easy to drink but unimpressive and overpriced.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
badgerben (4510) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 23, 2004
Clear golden pour with a dishsoap head. Aroma is surprisingly malty. Taste is rather dirty mixed with sopme malt and spice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2004
Golden cloudy pour with yeast floaties. Nose is spicy hoppy smelling. Flavor is uneventful but a decent earthy hop flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 8, 2004
Pours a golden color with a nice big frothy white head. I expected more in the nose, but only got a mild spicey hoppiness. Gentle malt flavors up front with a spiced hoppiness in the finish. Not too bad!

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
screigh (479) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 19, 2004
Poured a thin head that had some decent lacing. The beer was filled with "floaters". To me, the beer smelled "cheap". I didnít get what everyone else smalled. I was expecting more zing in this Pale. Some decent lacing from the thin head. Not as much hops as I would have liked. I just havenít found a Bellís that has made me want to buy another sicer yet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2004
A nice example of a good pale ale. Colour is golden with a medium white frothy head. Looks like it is quite carbonated. The aroma of wet grass and florals ascends from the glass. Has flavors of grass, big time hops, light citrus, and some kind of flower. Nice bitter end.


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