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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

10,427 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,427
Reviews: 3,168
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 2,179
Gots: 1,736 | FT: 46
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:
Beer added by: beernbbq on 04-14-2004

Brewed with honey. Hoppy as hell.
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Photo of Jaycase
4.85/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Batch number 10115

No doubt this is the freshest beer I've had in a bottle.

a: Beautiful golden hue. Appearance gives the notion of serenity within.

s: Along with the hops, a bouquet of citrus and honey

t/m: Hop bliss. Very nice bitterness. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel.

d: Insanely drinkable considering the ABV. Damn the ABV, give me another!

Nectar of the hop gods. If I were to run a marathon, this is what I'd want to sip at the finish line. Pheidippides would have been wise to do the same.

Photo of duffcalifornia
4.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle bottled 1/5/11 into a Duvel tulip.

A: A deep, golden amber color. Head seemed small, but we'll chalk that up to my poor skills at pouring into a tulip rather than the beer. I did get 1.5-2 fingers of foam, decent lacing.

S: Immediate aroma of piney hops and grapefruit, with hints of honey. Vanilla and pineapple tones became apparent upon swirling after the beer warmed up a bit.

T: Immediate taste of all the hops, followed by grapefruit with just a hint of honey. Not a huge hop bomb like some other DIPAs. Hides the alcohol taste extremely well, considering it's ABV.

M: Medium light mouthfeel with light carbonation.

D: Dangerously drinkable. I could easily see having two or three in a night, much to my detriment.

Overall, I was blown away by this beer. I'm usually not a huge fan of hoppier beers, but this was amazing. I'll be going back to get a six pack tomorrow.

Photo of JLeege
4.52/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 10115 ~ Bottled 1/11/11 ~ 3 Days Ago!

Appearance- Poured into a tulip glass. Pours a crystal clear golden color, with an almost 2 finger white head. Good lacing is left behind.

Smell- Pineapple dominates the nose. Very floral as well. Tons of hops, but there is a sweetness in there too.

Taste- Excellent, pineapple and other citrus assult the palate. The honey adds a nice sweetness to balance everything out. Not just a bitter bomb like some DIPA's seem to be.

Mouthfeel- Very creamy body, ABV's hid well.

Overall- This has got to be the freshest bottle of beer I have ever had, this is a fantastic beer. I used to prefer some other ipa's over this, but I am second guessing that thought.

Photo of 33nickadams
4.85/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Golden amber, transparent, not much head to speak of and some lacing to start off. The smell reminds me of a wet hopped ale. I believe I've heard its dry hopped with simcoe hops. Very citrusy with pineapple and piney notes. Very balanced beer for being so hoppy. I wonder when the honey used to make it was added. Medium mouthfeel with perfect carbonation. The alcohol is so well hidden, its dangerous. I could drink many in one sitting, but I have to play daddy tomorrow, so I'll take it easy for now. How could you not give it an A+?

Photo of jmich24
5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

8 Days new poured into a Duvel Tulip

A: One finger off white head. Color is a bright crystal clear golden honey with orange hues. Cap never goes away. Thick sticky lacing.
S: Tropical paradise. Orange, pineapple, floral, touch of sweet malt and honey. Juicy fruit gum comes to mind. Smell is amazing.
T: Very well balanced. Starts sweet and then turn tropical like the nose. Lots of sweet honey, citrus and pineapple. Nice lingering bitterness.
M: Smooth and creamy. Perfect carbination and nice lingering bitterness.
D: 10% ABV??? Holy #$*#... This is so drinable it is scary. If you didnt know any better you could easily finish a six pack and fall over dead drunk.

Outstanding beer lived up to the hype.

Photo of jktooley
4.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is the first beer that I've felt the need to review...

In a word, it's "lethal".

I first picked up a 6 of this along with a 4 of Burton Baton that I wanted to save for later... After accidentally working through the entire 6 of the far too drinkable HopSlam, I awoke the next day to find 2 of the Baton's gone as well... Pretty much, this is 10% that goes down like water after a long run...

Appearance is light apricot. smooth white head poured into tulip glass.

Taste is hops upon hops. Heavy grapefruit. Honey faintly lingers on finish. Finish is very long.

I really can't add anything that hasn't been said already, outside of the fact that this is just far too drinkable. I'm going to have to hide the case, and only refrigerate 2 at a time...

Photo of beachbum1975
4.32/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch # 10094 - FRE$H 2011 Hopslam

Poured at fridge temps into tulip. Pours a hazy fulvous in color with brassy highlights. Great sticky legs with average retention.

This has a fantastic nose of fresh oranges and pineapples that carries over into the taste. Vivid nose and flavor profile.

Thicker bodied then most DIPA's. Very nice and worth a try!

Photo of ballz50401
4.72/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Duvel tulip glass. Batch #10101 Bottled on 1/4/11.

Appearance: Pours a bright crystal clear bronze with a nice big head of foam. Lacing is good. A steady stream of carbonation bubbles release from the bottom of the glass.

Smell: WOW! Intense hop aromas of tropical fruits and pine. The aroma on this is crazy. Mostly grapefruit, mango, peach, floral, piney, and pineapple hop aromas.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Mosty hop flavor with just enough caramel/malty sweetness to balance this beer out. Mouthfeel is slightly creamy with a medium body. Hop bitterness is at a good level and leaves a sharp bite lingering.

Drinkability: This is a very easy DIPA to drink. Bring on the mini-keg!

Photo of paulozanello
4.7/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a translucent clear copper and dark golden color, with a frothy white head that lasts for a long time. Spiderweb lacing appear all around my glass.
Aroma is amazing: lots of fruity and citric notes: grapefruit, orange, peach, mangoes, apricot....you name it, it is that complex. Also, a honey sweetness lingers in the back. Tiny pungent hop towards the very end.
Taste is equally marvelous and fresh. Starts with a huge citric bite, again with many of the fruity and juicy flavors listed above. Mild hop bitterness ensue, very mild and pleasant, which is then followed by a nice honey-like sweetness and some more citric flavors.
Mouthfeel is very creamy and silky. I'm impressed. Carbonation is medium to low. Drinkability is insane for a 10% abv beer.
Hands down one of the best IPAs, make that one of the best beers, that I've ever had. I'm glad I got a six-pack of this beauty.

Photo of DesMoinesMike
4.56/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is a nice little treat that just arrived at el Bait Shop. It's a light copper color with a white foam that leaves some dense lacing. The aroma is notably hoppy with a touch of citrus. The taste is VERY good. A nice dose of hops with citrus and a touch of apple. The hops are prominent but not overbearing. This goes in the category of strong yet enjoyable. This is one that will please hop heads.

Photo of Dave128
4.57/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this on-tap at Pazzo's pizza pub for 3.95 for a pint. Great price considering the sixer goes for 18-20.

A - Amber bronze with some lighter golden notes mixed in. A finger head that lasts just about forever in the glass. An apparent ring of lace for every drink I took. Outstanding.

S - Wonderful nose on this one. Very fruity and sweet smelling. Very citrusy and floral. A great fresh smelling beer.

T - Follows the nose quite precisely besides the touch of honey that comes in through the finish. Very fruity and yummy in the middle. Bitterness is pretty intense but its a damn good bitterness that is still on my palate 15 minutes after drinking. It also tastes like I just ate a bowl of pineapple and grapefruit. Great flavors pulled out of this beer. Sitting in class now after a lunch break and I am itching for more!

M - What I would expect from a DIPA. So glad to be drinking this fresh and on-tap.

D - 10% alcohol? what??? You have to search for the alcohol in this beer. You'll feel it before you can taste it. I hope this doesn't sell out fast, I will be back many times in the next couple weeks to get a taste of this sweet nectar.

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

Sampled from a fresh bottle first, but this is from a minikeg; poured it into a Duvel tulip.

A: Beautiful, really! This is as pretty as a DIPA can get: perfectly hazeless honey colored body with a fluffy white head.

S: Hop. Bomb. Just a ton of hops here: grassy, piney, lots of orange and pineapple, honey is also present.

T: Follows the nose. Just a plethora of hop sweetness, tang, and bitterness. There is a cornucopia of hop flavours and the sweetness balances it out perfectly.

D: Way too drinkable; I mean it! The mouthfeel is downright creamy and their is no dryness from the honey, just pure balance.

Overall: The definitive no-coast IPA and one of the greatest DIPAs in the world, without a doubt. The balance that the folks at bell's have achieved with this beer is proof of their skill. Highly recommended!

Photo of beertooth
4.22/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A not quite 10oz gravity pour from a firkin into a Bell's tulip.

This beer is a deep golden yellow with a few large bubbles resting on the surface. I wish the bartender put some distance between the glass and the cask to give the beer some more foam.

The nose is full of juicy citrus and ripe tropical fruit. Grapefruit pith, mango, sweet pineapple juice, sliced oranges. Without the head it's more subdued than out of a bottle or on tap though. Still, it is a great smelling glass of beer.

The taste follows the nose with waves of bitter grapefruit, orange, acidic pineapple, mango. Very bright and loaded with citrus. The bitterness let's itself be known, but it does not overwhelm. The malt bill is sweet, but not cloying. The honey does a great job of drying out the finish. Alcohol is hard to pick up on, but it's there. The bitter grapefruit coats and lingers after the finish

The mouthfeel is slick and still. It's almost chewy and quite sticky on he lips.

This is a great DIPA and I was really excited to try it on cask, but I think it performs better out of a fresh bottle or on tap.

Photo of gopens44
4.47/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Thick, fun, frothy head. Slightly hazy in it's golden colored goodness. Gold color was a lot like Black Hills Gold.

S - Probably the most intimidating essence of hops I've ever let slip up my nose. Cleared my sinuses like Vick's does!

T - Like sucking on pine cones this one was! I couldn't taste anything but the massive hop presence. No alcohol presence at all despite having a high ABV.

M - Smooth, silky and low to medium carbonation

Not something to pound for sure! Great tasting and smelling beer that needs to be enjoyed in moderation. I could probably be convinced to throw 3 or 4 of these back in one sitting, but that would be dumb.

Photo of FreshHawk
4.92/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - Very crisp, clear light tangerine color with a large, thick, creamy, smooth looking white head with tiny bubbles. Pretty good retention leaving a thin, whispy lace.

S - Amazing hop aroma. Juicy grapefruit, pine resin, citrus, and floral aroma all present and jumping out of my glass. Very juicy and mouthwatering - essentially hop juice. A touch of sweetness and spiciness. Such a lovely aroma pretty much making me drool just on the first whiff.

T - Just like the nose suggested, hop juice flavor. Starts out with a strong cutting bitterness with some pine and spicy flavors. Some floral hop flavor then starts to come out segueing the spicy hops to the slightly sweeter grapefruit and citrus flavors. Some tropical fruit hops also make an appearance (particularly pineapple but others as well). Mid sip some sweet pale malt and slight sweetness comes out. Very nice balance to the bitterness, but in now way will it beat the bitterness out. The bitterness lingers after the sip with an amazing hoppy finish that lingers. Exactly what I want out of a DIPA, huge hop flavors with plenty of bitterness but there is a slight sweet balance.

M - Medium body closing in on full body. Great level of carbonation. Goes down very smooth. It just lacks this full viscous feel that I wanted. Just a little off from being amazing, but how smooth and creamy it feels and goes down, I won't complain.

D - Waaaay too drinkable for a 10% DIPA. Goes down so smooth and easy. This is such a joy to drink. Alcohol is very well hidden although it peaks its head every now and then. Strong hop and bitter flavors, but they aren't overwhelming.

Notes: Batch 10094, bottled Jan. 04, 2011. Wow this is just what I want from a DIPA. Don't know what else I can add. Such a great hop flavor, it is like drinking a wonderful hop juice elixir. All different kinds of hop flavors all show up. Just the right balance and goes down so easy. Such a joy to drink, if only it were made year round. I also love that the flavor lingers long after the sip is finished. Simply, I love this beer.

Photo of grover37
4.64/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

12oz bottle poured into a DFH signature snifter. Got the sixer at Cairo Liquors for $20 (pretty good for DC supply/demand).

Appearance (4): Good looking bottle with a new hopslam'd cap to match the label. Pours a clear, dark gold or light copper with yellowish orange around the edges. A finger and a half of head dissipates to an almost covering layer of medium sized bubbles. Decent lacing, but nothing special.

Aroma (5): Sweet caramel and honey balanced by very floral hops. Very citrusty with tropical fruits such as pineapple and grapefruit rind. No ethanol.

Taste (4.5): Sweet orange and grapefruit up front and maybe a bitter, piney note. The sweetness hits in the middle with the strong pineapple followed by a strong honey flavor. The finish is just how it smells with big floral hops lingering in the mouth and a little bit of the sweet caramel backbone (though not a match for the abundant hopping) sticks around. The bitterness is most apparent here which balances out the sweetness, but it is very smooth and nearly imperceptible throughout. The flavors are even bigger on draft and match the enormous aroma, although the bottle falls just short here.

Mouthfeel (4): Medium-low carbonation which is perfect for the style. Medium bodied, not too much residual sweetness, just the natural sweet flavors from the honey and pineapple notes. The hops leave a floral feel in the mouth as well. The finish isn't West Coast dry, but dry enough for a 10% beer.

Drinkability (5): This is unbelievably drinkable for a 10% DIPA. There is no apparent alcohol. I could drink this beer and love every second of it all night long. Or at least until I hit the floor (hopslam'd).

Photo of AllFineThings
4.82/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Well, this just came in-LOL!

Poured into a tulip glass-has a 2 inch head that settles down to a whisp the aromas hits you squarely in the chin, heavy hops of course and citrus.

Citrus, and spice, and very smooth for a 10% ABV, which is better than many other offerings with that same ABV.

Once again---is very, very smooth, and you could easily lose track of how many you drank-prob a good thing that I had just bought one to try-haha!

Photo of oreo
4.92/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Picked up a few cases of this today for trades and drinking!

Poured into a snifter

Pours an apple juice golden color with about one finger of head.

Smells amazing. Pineapples, hops, pine, orange, citrus everywhere.

Taste a lot like it smells. Tons of pineapple and a great hop profile. This beer really is just awesome. I would drink this year round if it was made.

Mouthfeel is just like an IPA should be

10% and you wouldnt think it had more than 4. Insanely drinkable and that is just awesome.

Photo of Dreadnaught33
4.11/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Heres another review of Hopslam, I've been exploring re-rating beers from different formats. It's very interesting. I gave the tap version a 4.75, this is lower in that it seems less open in smell and taste especially, a little more one Dimensional especially in the aroma. On tap its very open and huge in aroma and not out of the bottle. The taste is still great but not as good as on tap.

A: Nice semi clear, active carbonation orange. Nice small head and good lacing.

S: A fruity hop smell with some dry biscuit malt and a little pine. Some honey coated alcohol comes through as well. Faint aroma, especially compared to on tap, but still nice.

T: Very aggressive spicy hops that I remember from on tap but offset by Honey coated malt character. Biscuit dry notes come though (honey on top) and a little grapefruit in there thats nice (not as much as on tap though). Some pine as well. Good stuff, but the hops are much more 1-D than the tap.

M: This is still great. Smooth and slick, great carbonation level.

D: Good stuff.

Photo of MowryJC
4.57/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass.

A - Slightly hazy deep gold with a finger and a half head that settles into a thick fluffy foam. Leaves bands of webby lacing down the glass.

S - Floral honey and citrus, mostly grapefruit. Complexity that moves into resiny, but always with that nice honey backing.

T - Immediate orange citrus and caramelly maltiness, with a nice almost almond extract from the honey. Hops jump in and out of the spotlight, fantastic citrus with a light pepperiness. Again the complexity is fantastic.

M - Has this wonderful alcoholic heat to it that is very, very subtle, and tied to the honey and almond extract flavors. Chewy coating consistency that is never cloying, and finishes just dry enough to beg for another sip.

D - Easily the most dangerously drinkable strong beer I've ever had. I would ruin myself on this in a night.

I was worried about the hype, but I cannot argue that this is a thoroughly enjoyable beer. It's a shame the price and availability are not more accessible.

Photo of chaz01
4.27/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On draught, served in a pint glass two days after it's release.

A: lite amber, golden color, nice frothy white head leaves plenty of lacing.

S: citrusy, grapefruit aroma, very intense.

T: More citrusy and grapefruit with just enough sweetness to balance the bitterness. This beer always reminds me of a fresh glass of grapefruit juice.

M: Medium body, good carbonation. Surprisingly, not a lot in the finish - but perhaps that leaves you wanting more quickly. My pint went quickly, wanting another.

D: The 10% is not even noticable. Beer goes down smooth and easy. One of my alltime favorites and this year doesn't disappoint.

Photo of johntangus
4.97/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer aches for me to grasp at my tastebuds and limited vocabulary.

I actually reused my duvel tulip glass (gasp!) from my last beer, a Nugget Nectar. But don't worry, I'm not a heathen. I hand washed it, rinsed thoroughly and salted, swirled, scrubbed and rinsed again thoroughly. Let air semi-dry. Poured vigorously.

A nice half-inch tall head formed and then left what can only be described as krausen-like foam and lacing. I will not be able to reuse this glass again without a nice soak. Especially if I drunkenly leave it in front of my computer overnight. It is a cloudy golden color. The Hopslam that I had last year I remember as being liquid gold. Maybe after rough handling I have disturbed the yeasties. I see sediment. I am not worried.

When applying the nose, this is where the magic begins. Ahh, HopSlam, how I remember thee. I tasted your golden goodness last winter and stalked you like a jilted lover. I even attempted to clone you, but fell short somehow.

Although I have disturbed the yeast, your taste is unfettered. Grapefruit and orange juice. I daydream about calling into work and staying home and drinking six of you at 9 AM. And then calling in work to quit and then growing my beard out (more) and shunning all human contact unless they are bringing me more HopSlam. Or are made of HopSlam somehow.

I don't understand where they hide your 10% ABV. Maybe in between the OJ and the grapefruit? Is that where your honey went? You are a mystery, wrapped in an enigma, wrapped in a mystery.

This beer may have lots of hype surrounding it, but unlike most others, it is totally justified. To say that I would drop out of society and ruin my body to enjoy it everyday would be an understatement.

Photo of mountsnow1010
4.42/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Trying to stay away from the hype train here. Will be as unbiased as possible.

Pours a hazy amber with a super fluffy white head that leaves thick lacing.
Smells of grapefruit as soon as I open the bottle. After pouring, I get a burst of grapefruit and tangerine, followed by "pine," but it's probably more accurately described as a spruce smell. Loving the combo of smells here. I have to admit, I pick up the "cat piss" odor as well- it is a slight turn off (I've lost a mattress to cat piss), but only because I own a cat and have smelled cat piss before. If I had never smelled cat piss, it would simply come off as a pine odor.
Tastes of grapefruit and general citrus. Somewhat resiny, perhaps pine tar flavor as well. This is followed by a bit of malt. And I get a bit of marzipan right at the end. Very complex flavor profile - picking out tons of stuff. I'm very happy with the flavors. Shocking lack of bitterness...still there, but not as bitter as I would have expected.
Mouthfeel - Coats the mouth but pleasantly. Tongue-tingling as well.
DB - Could easily have several, alcohol is very well hidden.

I really like this beer. I have to admit I prefer the smell of Heady Topper- This is not quite there...the tastes however are equally pleasurable. However, I had HT on tap and this in a bottle...If I get the opportunity to have this on tap I may just have to re-review.

Also - as far as flavors go - the marzipan flavor (perhaps from the honey?) is something that I really really dig.
EDIT : Had to bump up the drinkability - I've never finished a 10.00 ABV beer so quickly.

Photo of Tifore
4.6/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into my DFH Pint.

A - Golden in color with orange hues and a slight haze in the glass. A super white and sticky head forms to about 2 fingers and crawls upwards and then slowly falls leaving the most wonderful sticky lacing on the sides of the glass.

S - Oh wow. One of the best smelling beers I've had in a while. So fragrant. I get citrus, pine, and spicy hops. Loads of em! This is accompanied with a sweet aftertone, I'm guessing the honey's to blame. Smells smooth and like all the flavors that I'm about to get in the mouth are going to meld really well together.

T - Citrus and pine hops all the way with a touch of sweetness followed by a bit of malt. The hops are so pronounced and so flavorful. Its amazing. Loads of lingering bitterness that I'm loving as I drink more.

M - Lots of carbonation that hold up very well to the massive punch this beer has. A little soapy in the finish but exceptional.

D - Very high. Very much so worth the 17.99 per 6 pack price tag. A delicious beer that is very easy to drink and remarkably smooth for such a palatte wrecker of a beer. I'm becoming sad that this beer only comes around once a year.

Photo of CourteManche
4.27/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a glass snifter.

A - Golden in color; semi-clear with slight haziness; a vibrant white, one-finger head; head is thick and frothy; beer appears to be well-carbonated.

S - Wow! Popped the cap on the bottle and got hit with hops right away (bottle was about two feet away); hyper hoppy Simcoe on the nose; a bit spicy; piney and floral.

T - Hops seem less pungent than on the nose, well-balanced; subdued, smooth bitterness on the finish; little-to-no linger; no heat despite ABV.

M - Medium-bodied; minimal head, but retains well; foamy head has great mouthfeel; mild carbonation (despite appearance).

D - Very drinkable despite availability; perhaps not sessional because of ABV; overall a well-balanced treat.

Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 10,427 ratings.