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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: 1,368 | FT: 42
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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craft_shannie

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4.64/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: golden honey nectar; off white head dissipated quickly
S: why don't they bottle this smell & sell it as cologne? sweet piney grapefruit.
T: the taste follows the nose: sweet piney grapefruit; dry & pleasant bitter on the finish; begs for another taste. the 10% ABV is hidden. side note - the very first time i had hopslam two years ago, i was finishing up work on a friday late afternoon/evening. after just one beer, i proclaimed to a colleague that i thought hopslam was magical and suspect for having medicinal qualities. that was the only time i think i was truly "happy" at work.
M: relatively light carbonation; crisp; medium body.
O: i love this beer. even though i have ventured away from IPAs as of late, Hopslam reminds me why i love the style & eagerly await the annual Hopslam release. i'm even known to enjoy a bottle or three after the 3.2 second freshness window (gasp) that BAs love to live by.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 22:44:02 | More by craft_shannie
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,534 ratings.