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RATINGS: 1246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
charule (1574) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2013
From bottle. Loads of sediment. Golden color. Great taste and smooth mouthfeel.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maris (1150) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2015
From a 355ml bottle on 22/7/2015. Pours a clear light golden with a medium white head. Has a slight lemony aroma. Flavour wise, thereís some light bready malt, and a sharp, slightly spicy lemony bitterness. Medium bodied with average carbonation. This is an odd one - it has a bit of character but doesnít real come together.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bricks (745) - Delaware, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Unfiltered hazy golden appearance. Smells bready/malty mostly, with some hops and floral notes. Mouthfeel is more abrasive than I expected. Taste is just OK. Not in love with this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scottw86 (1148) - Maryland, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Poured a slightly hazy orange color with a stable off-white head. Lots of bread in the aroma with some hops. Taste is nice and crisp with some fruity notes, spices, and bread. Very refreshing!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1143) - Maryland, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle into pint glass, hazy golden color with off-white head. Aroma notes of toasted malt sweetness, grain, light earthiness and grass/citrus hops. Taste adds bread, light caramel, pepper, faint spices, grapefruit and pine. Light body, low-moderate carbonation, crisp, dry with citrus bitter finish. Solid refreshing pale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (1026) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUL 11, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured cloudy, golden, nice white head and little bit of spotty lacing. Aroma of floral hops and some fruits and malts. Taste is sweet, fruity and somewhat malty, however very refreshing and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (3236) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 6, 2015
From a bottle. Pours opaque amber with a thin fizzy creamy white head. Tastes like toasted malt, grapefruit, dry citrus hops, light earth, and light caramel. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like toasted malt, earthy hops, and dry grapefruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (4232) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear gold. Aroma is bready malts, light vegetal notes, grassy hops, and faint citrus. Flavor is balanced malt and hop character with soft bite and light fruit esters. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1233) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Lovely dark golden pour w/ a big white head that leaves excellent lacing. The aroma is slightly faint for the style w/ the malts & breadiness standing out. The taste is really clean & crisp. Thereís a minute hop undertone that sort of lingers after the finish. It has a really nice mouthfeel & overall Is a solid & drinkable brew!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
kingofthemtn (44) - - JUL 1, 2015
First time trying this today from a bottle (pack date 10/20/14). As expected, a clear yellow beer with a white head. I wasnít sure how to describe the taste/aroma until I saw another comment that said "grapefruit, lemon, crusty bread" which says it perfectly. Also strong bitterness, but not hoppy bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elnaer (9) - Michigan, USA - JUN 11, 2015 does not count
This is an under appreciated beer in my opinion. Itís way less hoppy than most pale ales on the market these days...but itís still very good. Pours a clean golden color with a small white head. Taste is light with a slight bitter hop flavor and a crisp malty sweetness. The malt is really at the forefront of this beer, and it almost has a lager sort of character to it. Light body. Overall a nice spring/summer session ale thatís well balance. If youíre looking for a pale ale that is a little less hopped...this is a perfect choice.


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