Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store

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Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by beernbbq on 04-14-2004

BEER STATS
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#213
Reviews:
3,613
Ratings:
13,448
pDev:
9.42%
 
 
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One of the best double ipas out there hands down. I have literally spent hundreds of dollars on this beer when it drops every year. It has been available an exceptionally long time this year to my plesant surprise. Love it!

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
Beer rating: 4.46 out of 5 with 13,448 ratings