Hopslam Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Hopslam AleHopslam Ale

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10,267 Ratings

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Ratings: 10,267
Reviews: 3,132
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 2,054
Gots: 1,570 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Epic. I'd say that's the one word that can do this beer justice. Onslaught would have also been acceptable, but that's besides the point. I poured this one into the Duvel sifter and let it sit for about fifteen minutes while I let it warm and took in the aroma.

A - Pale tangerine coloration which settled to a murky golden orangle with a slight glow. Thin head, decent retention and lacing. Looks like some sort of potion.

S - Gorgeous aroma of peaches, apricots, and hops. You could turn this into a perfume scent Bell's!

T - Addicting hop blast and I do mean addicting. Nice citrusy backing with tons of different fruit notes; apple, grape, peach, grapefruits, and probably more. All of this carries over into a sweet aftertaste. There is a good malt backbone but it doesn't (thankfully) interfere with the hop potency.

M - Warming full body, which is the only part of this brew that even hints to the abv, low carbonation level, dry finish, sweet aftertaste.

D - Anytime anywhere. Watch out though, this one will sneak up on you and brutally beat you BMTH style. This is probably one of the most amazing beers I've ever had. Reco without a doubt.

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Pours a hazy amber copper red in a pint glass,the smell is floral citrus grapefruit hoppiness,well balanced honey sweetness and west coast hops make this a Classic DIPA,This one slide right down,mouth feel is silky smooth,The alcohol in this one is hidden and makes for an easy drink,This one is a sleeper at 10% you could have a number of these down before ya know it,this is one beer that leaves ya pine for another

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 10,267 ratings.