Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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98
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13,038 Ratings
Hopslam AleHopslam Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American Double / 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
Ratings:
13,038
Reviews:
3,529
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
Wants:
2,662
Gots:
3,629
For Trade:
71
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A: orange tints. Gold to amber. Loose bubbles.

S: hops. Honey. Sugar. Sweet bread. Pine. Fruits.

T: honey. Hops. Malt forward. Biscuits. Some tropical fruit

F: smooth and creamy.

O: 2016 can. Haven't had in two years. Still awesome. But not as amazing as I thought the last time.

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.43 out of 5 based on 13,038 ratings.
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