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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

9,534 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,534
Reviews: 3,109
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,775
Gots: 1,369 | 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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AwYeh

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Thanks to John (JM03) for hooking me up with my very first bottle of the highly-anticipated Hopslam.

A: Pours a clear amber, apricot color with more than a finger of foamy white head and a great deal of lacing.

S: Aroma is, as you may have expected, extremely hoppy: floral, piny, citrusy, with a bit of caramel, biscuity malts peeking through.

T: Taste is along the same lines- quite sweet with the caramel, citrus, pine interplay.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation; crisp, with a long, dry finish.

D: What sets this beer apart, in my mind, is its ridiculous drinkability. Its taste is good, don't get me wrong (I feel it might be just a tad bit overrated). BUT, once I started drinking this, I had a hard time stopping (for whatever reason). My whole 6-pack was gone mere hours after purchase, and I was wishing that I had gone to a store carrying the mini-keg. It has a juice-like draw to it- juice might not be anyone's favorite thing in the world, but it's tasty and refreshing and everyone loves it. Hopslam is the same way... perhaps it could replace juice.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2011 04:50:20 | More by AwYeh
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,534 ratings.