Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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98
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13,048 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:
13,048
Reviews:
3,530
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
Wants:
2,670
Gots:
3,634
For Trade:
69
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Tasted like I was at a party and someone poured Jim Beam's American Honey into my IPA. Overly hyped, would drink again though.

Smell: Mary Kay and Heaven Hill

Taste: Light and tasty at first, then the Hills of Kentucky open up in your mouth. And you're like, fuck did we take shots? No impossible I'm at home alone, watching home alone.

Then Macaulay Culkin hands you a Hopslam. Shit just got real.

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.43 out of 5 based on 13,048 ratings.
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