Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
98
world-class
13,018 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:
13,018
Reviews:
3,527
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
Wants:
2,659
Gots:
3,622
For Trade:
70
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a perfect orange color with just a little head. Good lacing that lasts a long time. Smells as good as any ale I've tried. Very hoppy with a lot of citrus. Tastes even better than it smells. Smooth as can be with a great taste of hops and citrus with just a hint of honey.

Hands down my favorite ale so far. As soon as I can get my hands on more, I will buy at least $50 worth.

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.43 out of 5 based on 13,018 ratings.
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