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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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kbanks13

Massachusetts

4.55/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got this as an extra from a recent LIF, thanks again Carl!

Poured into a tulip slightly chilled with a golden/honey colored body that had a huge white dense head with great retention and lacing. Smelled like mango and grapefruit, citra hops maybe? Also a good deal of pine and a decent malt bill in the aroma, slight twang of the honey it is brewed with. Taste was immediately resin and pine with citrus fruit cutting through here and there. Sweetness to balance the bitterness from the honey and malts. Surprisingly balanced, but definitely a hop bomb, though not entirely what I expected based on the nose. Slick oily mouthfeel that was coating but not syrupy. Medium to high carbonation. I really enjoyed this, but I think there are other DIPAs I would rather buy.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2011 21:43:06 | More by kbanks13
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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