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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

9,522 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,522
Reviews: 3,109
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,773
Gots: 1,367 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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jmo2k1


3.25/5  rDev -27.6%

03-26-2012 04:00:14 | More by jmo2k1
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

03-26-2012 03:35:42 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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mooseo

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into tulip.

A - Sunset orange with gold and copper hues. Small head that quickly dwindles to a bubbly white film.

S - Freshly squeezed grapefruit, mango and peach. Slight caramel malt and honey notes. Outstanding aroma.

T - Enormous, bitter grapefruit and mango in the foreground. The hop bite and bitterness is very intense. A solid caramel malt backbone brings in some sweetness in an effort to tame the explosiveness of the hops. Complex citrus and honey notes show up followed by a long bitter finish.

M - Crisp, smooth, medium body. Dry finish with warming alcohol.

O - As a huge fan of Two Hearted Ale, I've been anxious to get my hands on a Hopslam. I've been rewarded. The complexity of this beer is stunning. One of the best IPA's around.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 03:17:15 | More by mooseo
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greenbeer29

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

03-26-2012 02:23:02 | More by greenbeer29
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SPriestle

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

03-25-2012 18:17:29 | More by SPriestle
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jawneyt

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-25-2012 16:57:30 | More by jawneyt
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Hoptimus_Prime


4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

03-25-2012 14:54:54 | More by Hoptimus_Prime
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meepmeep

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

03-25-2012 01:51:03 | More by meepmeep
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Luv2hunt

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

03-24-2012 20:26:15 | More by Luv2hunt
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BrandonDZ

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

03-24-2012 17:59:34 | More by BrandonDZ
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Scout11

Michigan

5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-24-2012 13:05:41 | More by Scout11
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.9%

03-24-2012 10:48:37 | More by jrfehon33
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JavaNoire

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

03-24-2012 06:55:22 | More by JavaNoire
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DCgolfpro

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

03-24-2012 03:08:42 | More by DCgolfpro
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TheBierBoutique

Ohio

4/5  rDev -10.9%

03-24-2012 01:58:04 | More by TheBierBoutique
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pBRale

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

03-24-2012 01:23:22 | More by pBRale
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -16.5%

03-24-2012 00:26:48 | More by szmnnl99
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bluetrevian

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

03-23-2012 16:01:37 | More by bluetrevian
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augie

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -10.9%

03-23-2012 13:07:15 | More by augie
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Xanadude

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

03-23-2012 03:04:36 | More by Xanadude
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zoolou

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

03-22-2012 23:30:56 | More by zoolou
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JohnRioux


5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Absolutely amazing beer! Can't say enough. Now I know why every time I walk into a bar they make it a point to tell me they have Hopslam in bottles. Heard it went out in Kickbacks Gastropub in less than a day! On the top of my favorites list right behind Sweetwater IPA!

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2012 23:12:48 | More by JohnRioux
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trixdout

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

03-22-2012 04:17:20 | More by trixdout
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razorsdescent

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-22-2012 03:58:30 | More by razorsdescent
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matt20102

Michigan

4.55/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Truly a world-class beer. For 70 IBU, 10% abv, is this exceptionally drinkable. Scrap that- for any beer, this is exceptionally drinkable- assuming that you are an IPA fan. Resinous, chewy (did I really just say that?), bitter but not too bitter, malty but not too malty- Bells got it right once again. The biggest selling point here is not that the flavor is exceptional but, rather, that such a big beer can be so easy to drink. Pair it with a glass while dinner is cooking; this one is great on its own.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2012 00:26:09 | More by matt20102
Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,522 ratings.