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Hopalicious - Ale Asylum

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BA SCORE
89
very good

649 Ratings
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Ratings: 649
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 18
Gots: 47 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaPeculierDane on 05-24-2006)
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Bighuge

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Peach body. Thin white head. Kind of glows. Lacing is quite full. Really nice aroma of sweet caramel/toffee malts blended with plump juicy cascades. 10 additions of cascades. Nice. There's a lot of hop flavor in this beer without a lot of bitterness. Grapefruit pulp and orange. Some bright lime. Some underlying smoky, resinous tones. The malt base is solid with some sweet caramel tones providing a nice little blanket for the hops to rest on. This is really drinkable. Could drink a lot of this in a session. Nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2008 04:41:41 | More by Bighuge
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TooGood

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-09-2014 22:52:03 | More by TooGood
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The Hopilicious is a solid IPA. The beer poured a clear orange with white head that left a nice lace all the way down the glass. The scent carried fresh hops that leans towards pine and citrus. The taste follows the nose quite well. It does have a more bitter than balance. The mouthfeel is medium with smooth carbonation. Overall this is a great beer and could be sessioned.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 00:31:42 | More by WoodBrew
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

07-02-2014 16:03:38 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.1%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Wisconsin

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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Wisconsin

4.93/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Amongst the myriad of IPAs that I've come across, Hopalicious ranks as one of the finest. The IPA style in general has become so over-saturated of late that's it is always refreshing to find an IPA that stands above the crowd.

As the name suggests, Hopalicious is rich with complex hops. It is quite bitter in such a pleasant and drinkable way that the could only come from Ale Asylum's expert-treatment of their cascade hops. It's very floral and citrusy, which is balanced perfectly by its strong bitterness.

Among IPAs, it's very sweet at heart, although I wouldn't call it a sweet beer per se (sweet as in sugar and caramel). The sweetness in Hopalicious is used as more of a balancing mechanism.

This really is a pinnacle of American IPAs and I hope that Ale Asylum—with their spectacular new facilities—are able to expand their micro-brewed gem to a larger crowd.

Serving type: bottle

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Illinois

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Hopalicious from Ale Asylum
89 out of 100 based on 649 ratings.