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Hopslam Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Hopslam AleHopslam Ale

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,796 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8796
Reviews: 3087
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 9.33%


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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Optifron

Illinois

4.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Enjoyed 4/15/2012 from the bottle

Appearance: Pours a nice, crystal clear copper color (yeast left in bottle). Pours with two fingers of head into hurricane glass. Head recedes in a few minutes.

Aroma: Actually has a subtle vanilla aroma. Earthy, woody hop aroma. Little hint of spicy. Very nice.

Taste: Piney hop bitterness. Some citrusy in there. Bit of caramel, malty sweetness. A little biscuit flavor. Very nice layers and complexity. Wet bitterness lingers.

Mouthfeel: Small, tingly bubbles. Wet. Sweetness makes me salivate.

Overall: Fantastically balanced big IPA. Delicious strong hop flavors, but not overly done. Very nice amount of malty balance, just enough to make it not overly hopped. Great balance and complexity. Extremely drinkable. Drank it in 10 minutes. Best big IPA I’ve had to date.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 21:16:49 | More by Optifron
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
100 out of 100 based on 8,796 ratings.