It’s the time of year when Bell’s Brewery releases its annual Hopslam double IPA. In local retail stores the beer typically sells out in hours. It’s an eagerly anticipated release, but this year the beginnings of a backlash have surfaced. One local brewer voiced that “several local breweries make better DIPA’s than Hopslam.” Others claim the beer is simply overrated. Whatever your opinion, the beer won’t be around long. What do you think of Hopslam? Are there Asheville beers that top it? Let us know your thoughts.