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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

9,539 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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jayhawk73

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4.88/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottled Jan. 9, 2012- Just at 2 weeks old at the time of review.

Pours a beautiful gold color with a nice one finger off white head. Really good lacing on the side of my snifter. Somewhat clear in appearance, and nice amount of bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. The nose is amazing: pineapple, mango, orange, peach- very citrus oriented, and extremely well balanced. The taste even steps it up a notch. One drink and my palate screams for mercy.. thus the name 'Hopslam'. I get the citrus flavors, honey, slight malt in the background, and some other grassy/earthy hops. Amazingly, none of the 10% alcohol is evident at all. Just really well balanced and ultimately tasty. The mouthfeel is exquisite as well. It has the citrus/honey sweetness with some malt, and then the hops just wrecking your palate on the backside. Perfectly carbonated and executed. Overall, this is definitely one of my favorite seasonal beers- and favorite beers period. It's amazing, and I'm glad I still have five left in my fridge. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2012 20:20:21 | More by jayhawk73
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,539 ratings.