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Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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4.46/5
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13,107 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#147
Reviews:
3,533
Ratings:
13,107
pDev:
9.42%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
2,686
Gots:
3,662
Trade:
69
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Hopslam is great beer for a hophead. I have had it since 2010, every year but I must say that if you cellar it for a year, the hopiness calms down and the semi-sweet overtones of the beer are more dominant.

I recommend this for anyone who is a fan of super hoppy beer. Beyond the hoppiness is a level of complexity that is unmatched by any beer. The fullness of the malt is not compromised and the mouth feel is extraordinary.

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.46 out of 5 with 13,107 ratings
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