Bell’s HopSlam

Bell’s, located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, has for years been one of the most respected breweries in the upper Midwest. They brew tons of excellent beers, but I feel that this one, HopSlam, has earned a spot near the top of the pile. HopSlam is an imperial IPA, weighing in at 10% ABV and all kinds … More Bell’s HopSlam

Surly Mild

Surly Mild Rating: Solid There was once a time when mention of a mild would earn me quizzical looks. Not so any more – at least, not in the Twin Cities, where Great Waters, Town Hall, and now Surly have all brewed their own terrific examples of the style. Today’s milds are a reincarnation of … More Surly Mild