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Bells Hopslam (2015) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

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 repetoire. 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. Read More »

Bells Hopslam (2014) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

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 repetoire. 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. Beer Geek Nation craft beer reviews Read More »

Bells Hopslam (Most Dissapointing of 2013?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

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 repetoire. 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. Beer Geek nation craft beer reviews Read More »

Bells Expedition Stout | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 159

I have only ever had this beer on tap so I decided to finally review a bottle of it. What ensued was a big “meh” fest. See what I mean in the review. Cheers The darkest beer we make; this Imperial stout contains double the malt and five times the hops of our Kalamazoo stout and is perfect for cellaring as its complex character will evolve over time. Available October-March. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Bell’s Hopslam (2011) Video Beer Review

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 repetoire. 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. Read More »

Double Trouble, Hopslam, Nugget Nectar Blind Taste Test | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 150

Here is EPisode 150!! I decided for this one to do something a little different and let you guys vote for what review I should do for this episode. So I posted a few ideas on the BGN facebook page and this is what you guys voted for! This is a “blind” tasting of Troegs Nugget Nectar, Founders Double Trouble and Bells Hopslam. We had no knowledge of what beer was in what glass and we went from there. Some of the results were surprising some were not. Let me know what you think! Cheers Read More »