1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Hopslam Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Not Rated.
Hopslam AleHopslam Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
99
world-class

11,094 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 11,094
Reviews: 3,318
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 2,254
Gots: 2,298 | FT: 75
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

Starting with six different hop varietals added to the brew kettle & culminating with a massive dry-hop addition of Simcoe hops, Bell's Hopslam Ale possesses the most complex hopping schedule in the Bell's repertoire. Selected specifically because of their aromatic qualities, these Pacific Northwest varieties contribute a pungent blend of grapefruit, stone fruit, and floral notes. A generous malt bill and a solid dollop of honey provide just enough body to keep the balance in check, resulting in a remarkably drinkable rendition of the Double India Pale Ale style.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Hopslam Ale Alström Bros
Ratings: 11,094 | Reviews: 3,318 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Born_A_Jee
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of montman
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of LotsofLupulin
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Atomicskis5
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of vandemonian
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bell's Hopslam is a lovely, hoppy and strong double IPA. Get it whenever you can!

A: Orange with a 1 cm head. 4

S: Hoppy citrus and bitter with some hints of grassiness. 4

T: Tastes likes liquid grass with some bitterness. 4

M: Pretty foamy. 4

O: Delicious. 4

Photo of averagejake872
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of MmmIPA
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

When it Bells it pours..I went from dreaming about Bells beers to having 8 of there beers in a months time.Lets see how HopSlam holds up.

Great looking orange body with a white head that fell pretty fast.Alot of bubbles streaming to the top of the glass.

Alot of citrusy and pine smells in there.Like grapefruit and pineapple.

The taste is pineappley but toned down.I would have expected more of a hop bite from the name of the beer.

The mouthful is syrpy and thick but very good and sweet.

I would have liked more hops but we cant have what we want everytime.While this beer isnt as hoppy as some of the double ipa monsters.It is tasty and worth checking out.I plan on having it again.Good job Bells!

Photo of sarge27
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of CaptainNomihodai
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of bret717
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of BuckTuckian
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of frisk
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of hop_devil
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of cbgbslev
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of MarkJBurch
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of chrisbokmuller
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of enelson
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of danolson312
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of CedarLakeSkier
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of
4/5  rDev -10.7%

You rated this beer. Add a review.

Photo of user785335
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of tjcamm
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of ryanflc
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of bigbeers84
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of mrhox1981
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
99 out of 100 based on 11,094 ratings.