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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

9,480 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,480
Reviews: 3,109
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,755
Gots: 1,357 | FT: 43
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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kevanb

Illinois

4.35/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It pours a dark straw, honey color with a nice finger of white bubbly head on top. Nice cloudy texture, but no noticeable sediment or hop residue floating in the glass, a bubble or two rising to the top of the glass. The aroma is great, big citrus character, grapefruit, lemon zest, some pineapple, and a nice amount of pine makes its presence known. Alcohol is definitely present, tingles the nose ever so slightly, a faint biscuit aroma is there as well. Bitter hops greet your tongue right off the bat, grapefruit is there, big pine notes, much more pronounced than the aroma leads on, a big sweetness from the honey comes through that plays well with the natural sweetness from the higher levels of alcohol. Faint biscuit is again at the finish, but this is a bitter hop monster, but that dash of sweetness really helps this one, it goes down so easily. Very crisp body, much bubblier and zingier than the appearance leads on, yet still has a big wet punch to it.

Verdict: This is a slam dunk from Bell’s, and with a year round beer like Two Hearted, it comes as no surprise. Big bitter hops with a nice sweetness that makes this one go down dangerously fast for 10% ABV.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2012 05:20:02 | More by kevanb
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,480 ratings.