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Hopslam Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Hopslam AleHopslam Ale

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

8,793 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 8793
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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chemmie

Florida

4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Special thanks to PaulTheBeerGuru for putting this on tap at Underground Bluz in Orlando.

It poured a beautiful golden honey color. If this was in a mason jar, you'd think it was some high-end bee nectar. Holding it to the light, you'd think the gods were shining down on this beer. It's pretty.

The smell is of nice, sweet, hops. Just a little bit of bitter hop smell mixed in with the sweet and citrus aromas. My nose is blessed.

The taste is amazing. The Bell's guys knew exactly what they were doing and balanced this thing perfectly. The super-hoppiness is there, but the bitter kick in the balls isn't. Instead, you're greeted with a delicate sweetness that just rolls right past the tongue and leaves a big smile on your face. The beer is smooth, light, flavorful, hoppy and refreshing, without being too much of anything. For hoppy beers, I would consider this one of the most well-balanced out there.

This is now one of my favorite beers. The drinkability is insane. All of the good things about a super-hoppy beer, but with the ability to drink it all night long. That's a good beer, my friends.

Serving type: on-tap

07-15-2008 12:20:44 | More by chemmie
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
100 out of 100 based on 8,793 ratings.