Hopslam Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
98
world-class
13,001 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:
13,001
Reviews:
3,525
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
9.71%
 
 
Wants:
2,655
Gots:
3,612
For Trade:
70
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A twelve ounce can packaged 01/03/17 poured in a Hopslam tulip glass.

Look- Pours a resiny transparent dark gold leaving two fingers of lingering frothy white foam. Heavy lacing clings as it slowly settles.

Smell- Sweet and slightly earthy honey, pineapple, mango, a hint of pine.

Taste- Slightly sweet pineapple-grapefruit juice, raw honey, orange zest and grass.

Feel- Oily and creamy to start with a slightly bitter finish.

Overall- A consistently well crafted DIPA that has withstood the test of time. Juicy hop flavor and very easy drinking for such a big beer. I look forward to it every year!

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Hopslam Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.43 out of 5 based on 13,001 ratings.
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