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Hopslam Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.
Hopslam AleHopslam Ale

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

9,539 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,539
Reviews: 3,109
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,778
Gots: 1,371 | 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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dmsohyea

California

3.13/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle courtesy from Kadonny, thanks! Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass.

Appearance is dark yellow with half finger off-white head. Significantly lighter than an average DIPA.

Smell is of strong honey and brown sugar. Some bready malt is noticeable with some east coast hops in the background.

Taste is pure honey, I'm not sure this isn't a hoppy mead beer. Some piny bitterness mid palate, with an alcoholic finish.

Mouthfeel is soupy and somewhat astringent. Feels like an iced tea that had too much honey added. I would have preferred a more dry mouthfeel.

Overall I feel like I either got a bad bottle, or maybe this beer is a bit over rated. I can think of many IIPA's I would rather have over this one. Too sweet for me, maybe I'll be able to try this fresh off the tap some day.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2011 02:39:45 | More by dmsohyea
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,539 ratings.