Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
98
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13,041 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:
13,041
Reviews:
3,529
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
Wants:
2,665
Gots:
3,631
For Trade:
71
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Rich orange-gold with minimal head.

S - Strong pine but citrus comes through as well.

T - There is a stronger citrus flavor that is able to hide the higher alcohol content. The overall balance is incredible.

M - Amazing smoothness that makes it so easy to drink.

O - This is my favorite beer so I am biased when I say that this is deserving of the hype. Cant wait to try this years batch!

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.43 out of 5 based on 13,041 ratings.
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