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100
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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 2900   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.2/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Starting with six different hop varietals added to the brew kettle & culminating with a massive dry-hop addition of Simcoe hops, Bellís Hopslam Ale possesses the most complex hopping schedule in the Bellís repetoire. Selected specifically because of their aromatic qualities, these Pacific Northwest varieties contribute a pungent blend of grapefruit, stone fruit, and floral notes. A generous malt bill and a solid dollop of honey provide just enough body to keep the balance in check, resulting in a remarkably drinkable rendition of the Double India Pale Ale style.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bubbleflubber (2207) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2008
Pours orange-amber into the glass, ever-so-slightly hazed, leaving lace from a diminishing froth. Sweet bouquet of candied fruits and honey... quite nice. Nothing about the ABV is obvious in this brew. There starts upfront a sweet malt, with citrus, thin caramel and honey. The bitters begin mid-palate, and donít squash the mouthfeel. Well done finish, with bitters mixing with rind zest and a hint of pine. Maybe the most quaffable higher ABV brews Iíve ever had. Nicely bittered, nothing overdone, and very complex in flavors. Everything comes together perfectly, integrating for a smooth palate offering. Bells rings up another winner with this delight!


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phranq (149) - - APR 15, 2017
Sweet pineapple in the nose. Boozy bite with a mix of sweet abd bitter honey. Slightly bitter finish. Can def tell its north of 10%..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (4319) - AlingsŚs, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2017
can shared by a friend. poured a light amber colour with a slight off head. nose of light caramel malts, citrus, sweet honey notes, pine, bitter hops. peel, and light orange. taste is sweet honey, malts, pine, and chewy full mouthfeel. alcohol is hidden. but expected more

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4971) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 9, 2017
Cheers to Nevitt for sharing this, I am glad I got a small dab as I was curious to try it after hearing rave reviews though by the time I tasted it I was deep into a tasting so take my review with a grain of salt. Can. Very nice copper color with a filmy white head. The aroma is white pepper and stone fruit. Yeasty, boozy but good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skiatd1 (46) - New Hampshire, USA - APR 8, 2017
From can- served in snifter bought in California bottle shop Aroma- hoppy with element of sour Appearance- cloudy Taste-tart, hoppy, bitter. Not one of my favorite DIPAs. Compared to heady topper less hop aroma, more bitter, less waves of hops ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AXL72 (96) - SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2017
Can at home. Pours clear amber with a quite thick white head. Citrus, pine, honey and floral notes. Very well hidden ABV, but itís very sweet as well...way to sweet for me. And I donít really like honey.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zlotta (2876) - Hagen / Bonn, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2017
0.355 l can from íDe Bierkoningí, canned in January 2017, thanks for the hint PotjeBier! Clear, amber with a medium large, foamy, almost stable, white head. Sweetish, very fruity, quite resiny and slightly grassy-herbal aroma of mango, orange, tangerine and pine. Very sweet, malty, fruity, extremely juicy and quite resiny taste of massive orange jam, tangerine, mango and pine, followed by a medium long, rather bitter, resiny and slightly herbal-grassy finish. Full body, creamy, slightly sticky and a bit effervescent mouthfeel, very soft carbonation. Damn tasty, really juicy, great mouthfeel, superbly drinkable for that abv. Very good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rollinsr (660) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - MAR 19, 2017
Pours hazy amber with a finger of frothy white head. Aroma sweet pungent pine citrus with sappy character. Flavor is sweet caramel malt with more citrus and a mild rubber mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jinroh (1449) - ESTONIA - MAR 17, 2017
Tried fresh one and 1 year old one side by side. Older beer poured bit hazy golden while fresh one was nicely transparent, golden yellow. Honey, sweet jam and still some hops, quite amazing that this old one was still great. Fresh one displayed more fresh hops, sweetness more subdued, herbal character out. Older one was smooth, sweet and creamy, still super awesome. Fresh one was herbal, resiny, clear and just super quaffable. Dangerous for 10%!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sinfull (1591) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2017
Perfectly balanced DIPA . Pine , honey,tropical and stone fruits in aroma. Strong, hoppy bitterness with distinct malty backbone. Wonderful combination of hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerplace (1456) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 8, 2017
Tasting with Alex, Brian and George. Small can (thx, Brian!). Canned on 2017-01-11. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is boozy, slightly dirty, resiny. Taste is the same. Quite good.


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