Kalamazoo Hopsoulution Ale | Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store

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BA SCORE
4.03/5
Exceptional
435 Ratings
Kalamazoo Hopsoulution AleKalamazoo Hopsoulution Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A "German-style Double IPA" according to Larry Bell.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-31-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,821
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
435
pDev:
9.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a copper color with a white head leaving plenty of lace down the snifter. The aroma is fruity if anything, with notes of citrus, tree fruit, dried assorted fruit, alcohol and pine. In the taste, more grapefruit, other citrus, peach, and pineapple. There are also more earthy and piney elements going on which add a solid bitterness. Alcohol content is noticeable but does not detract from the flavors. Full bodied, well carbonated brew. Overall, this is a Hopsoulution I can endorse. It dials in lots of fruit flavor without actually containing fruit.

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Kalamazoo Hopsoulution Ale from Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 435 ratings