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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

9,856 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,856
Reviews: 3,116
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 1,893
Gots: 1,482 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From the bottle, HopSlam pours a light amber / orange, with very little head, and a few shimmering bubbles here and there.

Aroma is hop dominated (really??) - to me, the citrus notes seem to lean more toward orange than grapefruit. Tons of pineapple and other tropical fruits. There's also a little pine in there. A hint of sweetness is detected.

Taste is hoppy-deliciousness. The citrus rind hop flavor is immediately noticeable, followed by touches of pine. There is a little sweetness that briefly offsets the powerful hop bite on the finish.

Being 10% abv, its not as heavy as I was expecting. Medium-bodied, and not as oily as some other IIPA's I've tried.

Pleasantly surprised by the drinkability of this beer, although I still wouldn't have more than a couple in one sitting -

toadsass79, Feb 12, 2011
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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 9,856 ratings.