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Hopalicious - Ale Asylum

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BA SCORE
89
very good

651 Ratings
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Ratings: 651
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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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

09-09-2013 20:56:08 | More by PHBoiler
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

09-20-2013 02:48:11 | More by MN_Beerticker
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laxer8811

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-26-2012 01:43:45 | More by laxer8811
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

04-16-2013 21:34:04 | More by Gotti311
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle with no date purchased at trader joes in madison. ive had this before and it blew up on me, opening careful this time.

look is a dark orange color, cloudy, unfiltered, small head. smell is lemon grass hops, pleasant smelling. good malt presence but mostly hops: honey sweetness balanced out by a sour musky hoppiness.

tasty overly hopped pale

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 05:22:00 | More by jimmah120
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

4.45/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I bought a 6pk of this from Woodman's in Janesville, WI for about $8 in Summer 2011.

Pours a semi-clear amber color with a rather thick head of off-white foam. Scent is heavy with hops, a scent of crisp apple, and bitter malts. Taste is smooth, clean, and crisp. Hops are well blended with some spice for a good taste and I'm getting a hint of apples as well. Ends with a dry after taste. Hits the taste buds well with flavor but is still light enough to be enjoyed at a cook-out etc. One of Ale Asylum's most popular brews!

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2011 19:20:13 | More by Lemke10
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-09-2014 21:06:03 | More by Canada_Dan
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botham

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into an oversized wine glass. pours a clear amber with a finger and a half of eggshell colored head that has a decent retention and leaves moderate lacings.

aroma is of citrusy hops and a bit of piney hops mixed in. some light spice is mixed in as well, giving the brew a pleasant profile. some mild yeast upon a bit of warming.

taste is citrusy and mildly piney with a moderately bitter profile. the brew is well put together and goes down semi-dry with residual hop notes. not much for malts with a light pale malt quality after some warming.

mouthfeel is medium bodied and lightly sweet with a semi-dry finish of residual citrusy hops.

drinkability is good. an easy-going pale with a fresh and pleasant character, and a satisfying finish. the only complaint is that the hops could be a bit more concentrated, but otherwise this is a solid brew cheers!

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2009 18:02:55 | More by botham
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coz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

03-21-2014 21:53:10 | More by coz
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redfox405

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-19-2014 03:00:53 | More by redfox405
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JVan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

08-16-2012 17:26:22 | More by JVan
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CWhite

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-20-2012 16:25:28 | More by CWhite
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alcstradamus

Washington

4.43/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A--Light copper color with about 1 finger of head using a standard pour into a pint glass. The head recedes quickly and leaves a little bit of lacing.

S--Biscuity malts, citrus and floral hops. Orange peels, white grapes, grapefruit. Smells yummy!

T--I was almost sure that the hop taste of this was going to be too subdued, I don't know why I pre-judged it but I'm glad I proved myself wrong. This is about perfect as far as APA's go, IMO. Its not a style that I usually praise because I prefer huge DIPA hop bombs, but Ale Asylum got it right here. VERY well balanced with a noticeable malt sweetness that is pleasantly overshadowed by a crisp citrus hop flavor that is damn good.

M--Medium bodied with a soft pillow of carbonation and not much aftertaste

D--Great session beer here, perfectly drinkable and this would be good during any season and with any meal.

Overall, I have to say I love this beer. Its tough for me to rate beers like this because it becomes a struggle between rating it on its own merit vs. rating it versus the style. I would say that as far as the style goes this is an A+, but I must also take into account that it is not a style known for huge flavor (which I love), and therefore does not stack up against the other beers I consider to be the best. In the end, I will settle with the score I gave it and give Ale Asylum themselves an A+ for doing a great job with this beer

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2009 22:22:01 | More by alcstradamus
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NateMac13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-04-2014 19:36:42 | More by NateMac13
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Kubrickx

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-18-2014 13:49:31 | More by Kubrickx
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JimGlonke

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-03-2014 16:58:06 | More by JimGlonke
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-11-2014 18:43:50 | More by MNBeerGeek
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-07-2013 18:37:20 | More by EagleTalon
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Troville1990

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-30-2012 00:30:53 | More by Troville1990
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

02-21-2014 00:36:04 | More by tdmccarthy
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Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

05-05-2014 00:12:32 | More by NooseJustice
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-23-2012 17:44:49 | More by millelacsmark
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nygannon

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-20-2014 23:54:22 | More by nygannon
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Iowa

4/5  rDev +1.3%

03-10-2013 01:24:52 | More by durlta
Hopalicious from Ale Asylum
89 out of 100 based on 651 ratings.