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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

10,272 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,272
Reviews: 3,132
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 2,063
Gots: 1,581 | FT: 39
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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5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of dgcarmack
4.41/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Man, when this stuff hit Ohio this month, it sold out within 6 hours at many locations. During my hunt it was the same story - "We put out 80 cases at noon and it was gone by 530". I finally found it at Jungle Jim's. What a great beer. The 10% abv is well hidden behind the taste.

Photo of Fr0stb1te
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Theogre83
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of dacubz
5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of charliebuckeye
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of DavidRandall
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of plsmanx
3.75/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of Eustisfirestone
4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of OhioBobcat
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of Mark88
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of ohiobeer29
3.75/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of dataylor21
4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of FleetwoodMatt
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of s_wit
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of DerekQXQX
3.75/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of larryarms847
4.84/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours very hazy, sun golden yellow orange in color, with lathery 2 fingers of straight white foam.

Pine, orange, grapefruit, herbal, and some sweetness.

Rather herbal, pine, some floral notes, tons of citrus, muted notes of honey, and tons of hop resin.

Crisp and tight carbonation, soft, oily, resinous.

Overall, an incredible DIPA, but I think the honey aspect could have been more well thought out.

Photo of naweir
4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of vinylrooster
5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of TBarJr
4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of thedifferencemaker
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.05/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a tulip - Bottled on 1/16/14, enjoyed on 1/24/14

A - Pours a very nice shade of orange. Only about a half finger head with mild carbonation.

S - Orange, grapefruit, citrus, and a sweetness.

T - Palate wrecker...lots of hoppiness in mainly citrus and piney notes. A hint of malt in the background gives it a touch of sweetness. The alcohol is noticeable.

M - Very bitter on the sides of the tongue. Finishes dry, carbonation tickles the tongue.

O - This is a very good DIPA. It's a hop bomb (or slam) that finishes very bitter and dry. If the bitterness was toned down a touch and the alcohol balanced out a little more, this would be a level higher.

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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 10,272 ratings.