Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
98
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13,053 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:
13,053
Reviews:
3,530
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
Wants:
2,670
Gots:
3,636
For Trade:
69
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Appearance - nice rich yellow color with some subtle orange.

Smell - rich malt flavors with some sticky flavors as well. Slight citrus smell.

Taste - wow is this rich and great. Subtle citrus flavor and a great malty flavor to balance the beer.

Mouthfeel - so smooth and great. Leaves your tongue very easily and subtle.

Overall - wow very impressive. Great beer overall

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.43 out of 5 based on 13,053 ratings.
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