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Hopslam Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.
Hopslam AleHopslam Ale

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

9,975 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,975
Reviews: 3,124
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,930
Gots: 1,508 | FT: 41
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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1/5  rDev -77.7%

Let me just start off by saying this beer is pretty good. The reason for the 1/5 rating is because this beer should not be a 99 or anywhere close to that. High 80s to low 90s at best. Bell's seems to be one of the most overrated breweries around and this beer is no exception. A pretty average DIPA with an unnecessary sweetness from the honey.

MisSigsFan, Sep 03, 2014
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1/5  rDev -77.7%

Klif, Jan 31, 2012
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1/5  rDev -77.7%

ploobs, Mar 11, 2012
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1/5  rDev -77.7%

fishguyac, Dec 06, 2012
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1/5  rDev -77.7%

JClarson, Feb 26, 2013
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1/5  rDev -77.7%

kvnstfrd, May 23, 2013
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1/5  rDev -77.7%

Driggers, Jan 30, 2012
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1/5  rDev -77.7%

aflo, Oct 05, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -72.2%

Fg14, Jun 25, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -66.6%

matzah, Apr 08, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -61%

DbbC, Apr 13, 2013
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1.78/5  rDev -60.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

undetectable nose gives way to four loko syrup and and little, simple bitter. watch out miller high life, we found out how to replicate your bite and it only takes six hops.

my friend said hopeslame is teh beaster's knees but now he's gone and he's not coming back.

underwater_, Feb 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

jmbraxton, Apr 07, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

kingsuecac, Sep 05, 2014
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

ChainChompsky, Jan 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

aint_it_strange, May 08, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

adriabeasley, Aug 09, 2014
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

Msundt, Jan 08, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

zaraspook, Sep 13, 2013
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

Fellatamas182, Feb 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

2Shaws, Nov 21, 2011
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2/5  rDev -55.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

a - pours a slightly hazy burnt orange with no head to speak of.

S -orange bitters, lots of alcohol and hints of hopslam's citrus glory.

T - incredibly barleywine like with overwhelming alcohol and a harsh biting bitterness that cloys to the back of the throat.

M - mouthfeel is overly rich, biting and slides down the throat like slime.

Overall, avoid the cask. What is amazing in bottles and life changing on tap is actually awful to drink.

mwa423, Mar 31, 2011
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

rmarks9, Jan 27, 2013
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2/5  rDev -55.5%

nicholas527, Jan 22, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -49.9%

Phil_H, Feb 04, 2014
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,975 ratings.