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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

9,537 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,537
Reviews: 3,109
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,776
Gots: 1,369 | FT: 42
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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OrangeAmps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -10.9%

05-25-2013 00:50:49 | More by OrangeAmps
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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4.54/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Clear Vibrant Tangerine. Creamy white head with decent retention. Beautiful Frosty Laces.

Plentiful Floral, Pine, Cirtus, Tropical Fruit, Spicy resin. Light toasty malts with some honey and a bit of booze.

Floral, spicy resins, juicy citrus. honey and booze over a very lightly toasted malt bill. Sticky floral resinous bitterness. Not as overtly bitter as other of the style.

Silky medium body that is sticky and drying. medium, pleasant carbonation.

Awesome tasty IIPA. Hops and honey = great floral hoppy treat. Thanks to a trade with a friend from Michigan. I'd love to have this one regularly.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 23:38:59 | More by CHILLINDYLAN
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wezzul

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

05-24-2013 16:35:50 | More by wezzul
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kspongeworthy

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

05-24-2013 14:57:46 | More by kspongeworthy
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SwG237

New York

3.5/5  rDev -22%

05-24-2013 03:51:32 | More by SwG237
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BeerGardener

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-24-2013 03:42:58 | More by BeerGardener
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cnewton

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

05-23-2013 18:58:23 | More by cnewton
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blguillen

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

05-23-2013 18:43:53 | More by blguillen
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sblank

Florida

4/5  rDev -10.9%

05-23-2013 17:59:14 | More by sblank
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visionaries

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

05-23-2013 17:04:30 | More by visionaries
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

1/5  rDev -77.7%

05-23-2013 13:48:30 | More by kvnstfrd
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AaronBricking

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

05-23-2013 04:59:21 | More by AaronBricking
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Hendry

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a semi clear amber/orange hue, nice soapy 1 finger white head.

Not the aroma I was expecting. With a name like HOPSLAM, I was expecting something in the area of Heady Topper. There was a presence of hops surrounded by sweetness, either from the mal, the honey or a combination of both.Bottle was 3+ months old, wondering if that played a part in the lack of hop forwardness.

Flavors are exceptionally balanced between hops and a sweetness that does not overpower.
There is a slight grapefruit peel vibe amongst the malt and honey sweetness, yet all flavors blend amazingly well.For a 10% abv, this is crazy drinkable!

Mouthfeel is medium, on the rich side of sweetness without overdoing it.

Amazing drinkability in a high abv IIPA makes for good times. Would like to get some closer to the bottle date this Fall.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 04:11:27 | More by Hendry
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-23-2013 01:18:38 | More by mikeincharleston
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Dpayne

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

05-23-2013 00:46:29 | More by Dpayne
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Stickler

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

05-23-2013 00:42:57 | More by Stickler
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JoeStepOner

Michigan

5/5  rDev +11.4%

05-22-2013 22:49:37 | More by JoeStepOner
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hodak1172

Michigan

5/5  rDev +11.4%

05-22-2013 21:18:27 | More by hodak1172
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Novabrewer

Virginia

5/5  rDev +11.4%

05-22-2013 20:46:50 | More by Novabrewer
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velcrogrip

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

05-22-2013 18:24:32 | More by velcrogrip
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zacky_U

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

05-22-2013 16:57:21 | More by zacky_U
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Bigtwin

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

05-22-2013 16:29:42 | More by Bigtwin
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RichGord

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +11.4%

05-22-2013 13:03:51 | More by RichGord
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scottyu27

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

05-22-2013 13:03:07 | More by scottyu27
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ackeeper

Illinois

5/5  rDev +11.4%

05-22-2013 02:01:06 | More by ackeeper
Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,537 ratings.