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Ambergeddon - Ale Asylum

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very good

455 Ratings
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Ratings: 455
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 50
Gots: 48 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaPeculierDane on 06-15-2006)
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Photo of syrupjoe
4.13/5  rDev +4%

12oz bottle into Swag Brewery pint glass. Enjoyed in the comforts of my home while the ladyfriend cooks chicken soup.

Pours a medium amber color with one finger mocha-cream head.

Nose is sweet, slightly roasty, caramely, and metallic with hints of brown sugar and mango.

Taste is sweet, and what I can only describe as "zingy". Hops and honey-like sweetness provide a punchy, robust, yet well-rounded ride for the taste buds. Moderate to low carbonation.

Overall very interesting - like nothing I've ever had before. Much sweeter, maltier, and hoppier than a traditional amber. I liked it! Would drink again.

syrupjoe, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.65/5  rDev -8.1%

Ale Asylum

Pours a mostly clear amber, frothy off white bubbly head and lots of lacing. Aroma is IPA like, herbal and spicy from the hops employed. In the taste, a nice earthy bitterness, resinous and somewhat sticky then leading to drying grapefruit rind. Caramel malts make up for most of the body, and leave a nice rich base for the hops to shine. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with ample carbonation. Overall, a very nice hoppy amber, worth keeping a few on hand.

Stinkypuss, Jan 17, 2012
Photo of rocklibster
4/5  rDev +0.8%

rocklibster, Jan 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

headspace, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of Mrpickles
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Mrpickles, Jan 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

smurfbeer, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of minneapolitanjim
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

minneapolitanjim, Jan 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

davesway10, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of Grebdioz
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Grebdioz, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of whartontallboy
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

whartontallboy, Dec 26, 2011
Photo of Natetoad
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Natetoad, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of TasteTester
4/5  rDev +0.8%

TasteTester, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

tyleeis, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of alexw07
5/5  rDev +25.9%

alexw07, Dec 14, 2011
Photo of Shango42
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Shango42, Dec 12, 2011
Photo of JohnWaynes44
4.38/5  rDev +10.3%

1 inch frothy head. Cloudy reddish brown in color (looks just like southern sweet tea). Citrus/hops, some alcohol and bread are present in the nose. Big earthy hop flavor...rye-like. Sweet, fruity, hint of rum underneath and delicious bouquet of floral, citrus hops. Alcohol in the nose is not noticeable on the palate. There is a muddy sweet and sour feel to this. Sticky and chewy, carbonation is subtle.

At nearly 7%, this is another example of a great American ale that blurs the line of category....call it a red ale, an IPA or a PA...I call it damn good and for $8.99 a bargain. Wisconsin scores!

JohnWaynes44, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of mhaugo
4/5  rDev +0.8%

mhaugo, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of Sammy
3.93/5  rDev -1%

Another gem, picked up from the brewery. A great mix of hops and malting with a showcase fruitiness. Good to the last drop. Citrus, peach, smooth mouthfeel though numbing of the palate followed. Tasty stuff, with a mild hoppy aroma. Red tinge. Very good for the style.

Sammy, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of Beermeplease13
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Beermeplease13, Nov 29, 2011
Photo of SlowTEC
4/5  rDev +0.8%

SlowTEC, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of brandoman63
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

brandoman63, Nov 22, 2011
Photo of barnzy78
3.56/5  rDev -10.3%

12oz bottle, freshness date half on bottle, half on label, all smudged.
L - creamy ivory head tops a hazy amber ale
S - fruity and malty with caramel malt, citrusn and pine
T - bitter and sweet, caramel, bread, brown sugar, pungent grapefruit, pine, alcohol seems a bit hot at times
F - medium body, ample carbonation, finishes fairly bitter
O - pretty good west coast style amber. It was a bit harsh at times, but still enjoyable. I don't think I'll be buying it again though.

barnzy78, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of schomber
4/5  rDev +0.8%

schomber, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

rattletrap968, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Gatordaddy, Nov 19, 2011
Ambergeddon from Ale Asylum
89 out of 100 based on 455 ratings.