Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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98
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13,051 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:
13,051
Reviews:
3,530
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
Wants:
2,670
Gots:
3,635
For Trade:
69
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Actually got this beer in Florida of all places.

I love the softness of this beer and the well-rounded body it provides. Don't get me wrong you know it's a DBL IPA with those hop flavors but that honey just smooths things out so well.

Probably the best beer to hide alcohol I have ever tasted, I mean you could slip this to someone as pale ale and most would drink it not thinking about a 10% beer.

Phenomenal beer for sure.

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.43 out of 5 based on 13,051 ratings.
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