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Old 01-14-2011, 01:29 PM   #1
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Default Score! Bells Hopslam Ale

OMG!, this amazing ale.... The aroma when you first open the bottle.... just makes you drool. This is literally hop juice with a touch of beer added. Last years was so-so, but this year's is off the chart. Its extremely smooth for a 10% DIPA beer, so beware. Its pricey but oh so worth it! I picked up a 12 pack for 40 bucks. You may be tempted to try and hold on to this because of price/limited brew/enjoyability but trust me, the fresher the better! This very well may be the best beer I've ever had.


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Old 01-14-2011, 01:40 PM   #2
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It has begun!!! Can't wait until I get word it has made it in Florida! I have been waiting to get my hands on some Hopslam. Congrats on getting some!



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I'm so pissed. I went to the local Bottle Shop and asked the guy at the counter when they will get some Hopslam. He said not for a while. I'm like "But it just came out! You gotta get the stuff fresh!"

He says, "Yeah, we got some, but it's all gone. Probably won't get any until next time."

Then he says that one of the guys AT THE STORE buys a case 2 or each year, and it was probably all they were getting...

FK me...
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Old 01-14-2011, 01:52 PM   #4
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I asked the guy at out local shop just how much he had, and he said "that's classified" lol, todays payday, I might have to go back again. GEEZUS!
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I asked the guy at out local shop just how much he had, and he said "that's classified" lol, todays payday, I might have to go back again. GEEJUS!
Which local shop might that be? (Not that I'm planning to beat you to it )
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Corks and Kegs, they even had a tasting last night to compare last years and this years Hopslam.
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Corks and Kegs, they even had a tasting last night to compare last years and this years Hopslam.
Wait, they saved some from last year and compared a YEAR OLD IIPA with a fresh one??
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Wait, they saved some from last year and compared a YEAR OLD IIPA with a fresh one??
Yeah, just to show how the hops degrade over time.. not really a taste comparison.
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My local bar had a keg of the stuff that they tapped Tuesday night. I couldn't make it
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Corks and Kegs, they even had a tasting last night to compare last years and this years Hopslam.
Thanks, but it looks like I was a day late and a dollar short. Unless he was giving me the runaround, the guy I spoke to on the phone said they had sold out.


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