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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

9,546 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,546
Reviews: 3,109
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,779
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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GeezLynn

Minnesota

4.22/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Brilliant golden amber with a goopy white head.

S: Fresh floral hops, grapefruit, a little pine, some apple and pear flavor, and sweet caramel malt. Doesn't get much better than this.

T: Flavor is a huge, bitter pine and grapefruit assault on the tongue. A little apple and pear are evident midway through, followed by light caramel malt sweetness. Finish is long, bitter and slightly astringent.

M: Medium body with full carbonation and a crisp dry finish. On the lighter/crisper side for a DIPA.

I've enjoyed the flavor of this beer a little more in years past. Seems a little bit more astringent and alcoholic this year, but maybe it's more a result of my palate adjusting to all the fruity Citra IPAs/DIPAs out there these days. Still an outstanding beer with an unbelievable aroma.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2011 05:41:44 | More by GeezLynn
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,546 ratings.