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RATINGS: 1232   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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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
carlb (107) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Pours golden-amber. Brilliant but with significant amounts of sediment, despite pouring with care. Yeasty film sediment left in the bottom of the bottle. Three-quarter inch , off-white, creamy head formed. The heads dissipated quicker than desired but retained 1/8 inch after a few minutes. Fresh malt and hop nose. Crisp palate and delicious modestly bitter lingering. Certainly moreish! Rather modest carbonation. Highly developed Belgian lace. A delicious ale!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
rolfc81 (104) - - APR 19, 2015
Mix and match 6-pack for Justinís bbq. Good showing from Bells........................

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (2979) - California, USA - APR 19, 2015
19 Apr 2015, bottle. slightly dirty yellow and a tad hazy. nose is lemon citrus and some some resin. thin body and moderately fizzy. lemon pith and some resin or possibly pine. nice enough.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10672) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle poured a clear tarnished gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of breads, earthiness and light graininess. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of bread and earthiness with a smooth dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (401) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2015
Mild citrus, hops on the nose. Muted sweet malt initially. Richer bitterness than expected. Pilsner like bitterness on the finish...peppery. Lingers a bit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
high_on_hops (744) - Burlingame, California, USA - APR 10, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy gold with a white head and lacing. It has a mild aroma of grassy hops and malt, with a flavor that is light malt up front and a slightly spicy hop finish over a medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ontape (441) - Valley Village, California, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle, 2 months old. Got it accidentally in a 6 of Oarsman, glad I tried it without springing for 6. Kind of a muted version of Oberon with less wheat and less hop zing. Light to medium body. Not a standout but fine.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (1117) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle @ NYC Craft Beer Festival. Pale yellow with small foamy off-white head, no specific aroma, high carbonation, bitter taste, medium finish. Not exactly the best Bellís Iíve tried.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eggraid101 (37) - Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2015
A relatively simple beer done well. Not trying too hard not reaching too high. It's actually better than I remember it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RedSox2004 (1392) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Yellow gold with a one-finger white head and moderate lace. Pale malt aromas accompanied by spice and citrus. Light bitterness up front offset by a pale malt middle with citrus and spice in the end. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth mouthfeel and a clean finish.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jlew715 (20) - Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Pour is a very cloudy gold with a lingering white head, which leaves slight lacing. Aroma is piney, with some hoppy hints. Taste is a little hoppy too, with a bitter finish. Not too much going on there, to be honest. Overall itís a decent beer, but lacking a certain complexity Iíve come to expect from Bellís.


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