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Hopslam Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Hopslam AleHopslam Ale

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

9,549 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,549
Reviews: 3,109
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,780
Gots: 1,372 | FT: 43
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with honey. Hoppy as hell.

(Beer added by: beernbbq on 04-14-2004)
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

reviewed from notes, 12 oz btl poured into a Sam Adam's Perfect Pint Glass, lot #10126

A: clear golden yellow, pours a thick 2 finger head that lasts and leaves a lot of lacing down the side of the glass

S: hops, pine, sweet honey and a hint of sweet malt

T: crisp bitter hops, followed by smooth sweetness of honey and malt, not very complex but well blended flavors
MF: medium bodied, medium carbonation, very smooth

O: The hops definitely stand out but it was not the 'punch in the mouth' that I expected, the hoppy bitterness is contrasted nicely by the sweet smoothness of the honey and malt, actually a little too sweet for a DIPA. This is a good beer but I don't think it lives up to all the hype. I really don't think the name accurately characterizes the beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2011 17:20:01 | More by ADTaber
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,549 ratings.