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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

9,494 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,494
Reviews: 3,109
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,759
Gots: 1,358 | 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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tito42

Missouri

4.4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Batch 10126.

A: Pours a pleasant honey gold with a foamy, tan head with good retntion and very good lacing.

S: Grapefruit, honey, grass, and a peppery aroma. Complex and inviting.

T: The honey is intense up front. Floral and fruity flavors follow and then the bite of the earthy hops. The hops lingers but isn't out of balance or control. An alcohol taste lingers at the back end at times that seems a bit out of balance as compared to other top tier craft brews.

M: Full bodied with the honey seemingly thickening this brew. Creamy, almost chewy at times. Dryness and an alcohol bite come in after the smooth, creamy honey.

O: I was looking forward to trying this based on all the hype it receives on BA, and I wasn't let down. The presence of the honey doesn't make this a particularly drinkable beer for me because my palate doesn't enjoy beers with much sweetness. But the complexity, uniqueness, and execution of the style is undeniable. A great beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2011 02:53:28 | More by tito42
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,494 ratings.