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Asylum - Left Coast Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

215 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 15.21%
Wants: 7
Gots: 33 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Left Coast Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 02-04-2009)
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Photo of buckyp
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

buckyp, Mar 23, 2012
Photo of poppyjohn
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

poppyjohn, Mar 17, 2012
Photo of rsdaugherty
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

rsdaugherty, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of nodnarb788
4/5  rDev +12.7%

nodnarb788, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of Bdknack
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Bdknack, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of optimaul
3/5  rDev -15.5%

optimaul, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of exodus1369
3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice looking beer. Golden with a nice head on it. Nice touch of sweetness a bit on the alcohol side but at over 11% it is no wonder. Nice and strong as expected, the sweetness does shine threw. A bit of an apple or pear taste. A light after taste of nuttiness and of cores hop. Over all goes down nice just watch out or it will sneak up on you.

exodus1369, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of Juananitus
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Juananitus, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of notchucknorris
2.93/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Clear copper color with a 1 finger cream colored head. Nice lacing down the glass.

S: Fruity esters and a lot of earthy yeast. Not really getting much of a Belgian element here. Candi sugar and bread in the aroma as well.

T: This just doesn't do it for me. There are a decent amount of flavors in here, but they feel really disconnected and don't go together well at all. Pale malt and some hints of fruit in the background. Peach pit, faint mango, and a lingering bitterness throughout that reminds me a bit of aspirin. Didn't have much of a spiciness to it at all and the mouthfeel definitely felt off. I wouldn't get this again.

notchucknorris, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of CEDAMA
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

CEDAMA, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of Stoffel
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Stoffel, Jan 05, 2012
Photo of Luchman
3.28/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Dark yellow in color that is close to clear, with a fluffy white head that dissipates eventually and spreads to the sides. No lacing.

S: Belgian spices, some fruity citrus esters, light pepper, light clove, and light banana.

T: Sweet orange esters come strong with the clove, pepper, and yeast. Other spices are there as well as the banana, but not over the top. Low spicy hops. I don’t taste the 11% anywhere.

M: Medium to thin body with medium carbonation. Ends kind of slick.

O: Not too bad. A little fruit forward and could use a little more malt and different spices to round it out.

Luchman, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of LadyOfMuchBeer
4/5  rDev +12.7%

LadyOfMuchBeer, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of hawkmage
3/5  rDev -15.5%

hawkmage, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of cdwil
3/5  rDev -15.5%

cdwil, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of JKouza
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

JKouza, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of DarthKostrizer
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Candy orange in color with a 1/4 inch head that disappears rather quickly

Smell: Apples and peaches and some plums with maybe a bit of grapes on the nose with just a touch of Belgian yeast funk

Taste: Wow this is a fruit bomb. Its more of a candy fruitiness rather than a actually fruit note. Has a bit of spice to it and a touch of funky yeast

Mouthfeel: Medium body and ample carbonation and a bit dry

Overall: Not a bad "Belgian Style" beer bit it does lack that true Belgian feel to me. I would definitely recommend trying this one however.

DarthKostrizer, Dec 13, 2011
Photo of dankster
4/5  rDev +12.7%

dankster, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Dirtyrat91740, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of rhino54
5/5  rDev +40.8%

rhino54, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of daant76
2/5  rDev -43.7%

daant76, Nov 21, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

DeezGunz14, Nov 19, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

ineva, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

KidRagnarok, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of lancecenter
2.58/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Hazy orange color. Thick, white head with good retention. Good lacing.

S - Very strong alcohol, pepper, and phenols. Honey notes when swirled.

T - Citrus, sugar, phenols, and alcohol. Lots of alcohol. I feel like I can breathe fire. Way too earthy.

M - Very crisp. Seems to lose carbonation quickly.

O - I think one glass was enough.

Yup, tried another glass. Not impressed.

lancecenter, Oct 08, 2011
Asylum from Left Coast Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.