Hopslam Old Vs New – How Does Aging a Year Effect this Double IPA?

Bell’s Hopslam is a Double IPA that Bell’s claims has a 3 month shelf life. How does the taste change if you hold onto it for more than 3 months? Today I’m opening a 1 year old Hopslam (2018) and conducting a side by side taste test versus a fresh 2019 Hopslam. Does aging this Double IPA really make that much of a difference, and how does a 2018 Hopslam hold up against a 2019 Hopslam? Watch this video for all of those questions to be answered!

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Ascension Brewing Company – Reclassified Double IPA

Ascension Brewing Company in Novi, Michigan has quietly been releasing several great beers, and one of their tried and true brews has been Reclassified, a New England Style Double IPA. At 8.5% ABV, Reclassified is brewed with honey and double dry hopped with Citra hops. Does Reclassified contain any unknown secrets of the universe? Watch and find out!

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Bell’s Hopslam (2019) a Double IPA brewed with Honey

Bell’s Hopslam is a yearly release from Bell’s Brewery. Hopslam is a double IPA that’s brewed with honey and for the past few years has been released in January. Hopslam for 2019 doesn’t change the formula too much sticking to 10% ABV, but it seems to have gotten less bitter from year to year, but does it still satisfy those west coast IPA fans, or does it abandon it’s bitter past in order to emphasize the honey aspect? Watch to find out!

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Dark Horse – Crooked Tree and Double Crooked Tree

Dark Horse hasn’t made enough of an appearance on this channel, so I thought today I’d start to remedy that by drinking not one, but two of their beers. Today I’m taking a look at Crooked Tree and Double Crooked Tree – an IPA and Double IPA respectively. Obviously these are two pretty different beers, but that doesn’t mean I can’t have a favorite. Which one is it, and which is your favorite?

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