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Satisfaction Jacksin - Ale Asylum

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238 Ratings
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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 13
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.25% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
With over 3 pounds of Centennial hops per barrel, this double IPA has a slightly punishing yet entirely pleasing bitterness that dances on the tongue.

(Beer added by: EliteDigger on 10-02-2009)
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Photo of ajzy
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

ajzy, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of Zachtheporter
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Zachtheporter, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of brewcrew76
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Bright copper with a fluffy beige head and sticky strands of lace.

S - Piney, resiny, tropical fruits with an equal dose of toasty caramel and bready grains.

T - Malty with caramel and bready grains. The hops come through in a powdery, resiny flavor, citrus, pine and floral hops.

M - Medium to full body and juicy. Maybe a touch sticky sweet.

D - Somewhat barleywine like and a little too malty to be a regular purchase.

brewcrew76, Nov 01, 2009
Photo of ssimpson89
4/5  rDev +3.9%

ssimpson89, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of DoctorB2B
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

DoctorB2B, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of Localdrinklax
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Localdrinklax, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of augustgarage
3.38/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Big thanks to northyorksammy for the box of Wisconsin! Poured from a 12oz bottle into my Dogfish Head oversnized snifter.

Flame/tenné liquid with a very slight off-white collar in the glass. No real lacing or legs. Poor retention.

Fruity, peppery, citrus-laden hop notes in the nose with hints of capsicum and caramel.

Dark malty palate entry suggests caramel, toast, and maybe a kiss of rye. Moderate bitterness comes through on the mid-palate, though the hop flavors, while lasting, are unfocused. Herbal, earthy, peppery finish with maybe a touch of diacetyl in the aftertaste.

Medium-light bodied, slick and vaguely oily yet somehow watery mouthfeel with low carbonation.

Unique, but not entirely satisfactory example of the style.

augustgarage, Sep 11, 2011
Photo of Paccamacca
3/5  rDev -22.1%

Paccamacca, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of facundoCNB
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a beautiful deep amber in color with a finger of creme colored head. smells malt heavy with a nice tropical smell of hops (pineapple, grapefruit, mango). said hops make this beer not only extremely bitter up front, but hit you right in the cheeks with its sweet tart citrusy hop profile! i know this bottle has a few months on it, i can't imagine it fresh! medium body with moderate carbonation, and very tart on the cheeks!

an excellent unique ipa. the flavor profile is like nothing i have ever had before, and i just realized the abv on this, which you can't taste one bit!

facundoCNB, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of Kunstman
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Kunstman, Oct 10, 2012
Photo of jmarsh123
2.8/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a dark orange with a 1 finger off white head fading quickly leaving decent lacing.

Smells of slight caramel and equal balance of pine and floral hops.

Starts out with a little floral bitterness. A bit of sweet caramel takes over in the middle. Finishes slightly bitter with some pine hops.

Mouthfeel is a touch on the light side with medium carbonation.

Not really that great. A bit thin and too sweet for a DIPA.

jmarsh123, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of sgttibbs
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

sgttibbs, Feb 12, 2014
Photo of kbutler1
3.68/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft. Poured into a pint glass a dark, clear copper color with a light tan head. Sweet citrus and floral nose. Medium mouhfeel. Malty sweetness followed by citrus rind hop flavor. Fairly balanced but leans toward the malty side. Easy drinking. Some lace. Sligh lingering bitterness.

kbutler1, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of beerwolf77
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my pint glass the beer is a dark orange brown. The head is tan with orange highlights and sits at least an inch high. After receding it leaves a nice ring of lace.

The aroma is a strong dose of hops. Piney with grapefruit and pineapple. I'm getting a good dose of black licorice in there as well. Unique for sure.

The flavor is close to the nose. Grapefruit, oranges, pineapple and there's that anise again. Very hoppy with a tiny hint of malt to smooth things out. I suppose I could take a point of for the anise but I love it so harm done.

Medium body with loads of carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall a very unique and flavorful DIPA. Proud to call it a Wisconsin product.

beerwolf77, Nov 27, 2009
Photo of oldvines
4/5  rDev +3.9%

oldvines, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of kawilliams81
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Half Acre tulip.

A- Nice caramel with a 2 finger off-white head. Lots of spotty lacing remain on the glass.

S- Biscuit and some sweet malts. Lots of pine and floral hop aromas.

T- Nice caramel malt body with slight bready/biscuity taste. Actually get some slight citrus notes, but still dominated by spicy,herbal, pine hop bitterness.

M- Medium body and carbonation. Although this beer is fairly bitter it doesn't have a dry finish or lingering aftertaste.

O- This beer grows on you as you drink it. First sip wasn't too impressed, but after a few drinks I noticed this beer is a little more balanced than first thought.

kawilliams81, Feb 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

MNBeerGeek, Jul 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

SkinniePost, Apr 10, 2014
Photo of beagle75
3.53/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Slightly hazy, medium amber color with a heavy ring of peripheral off-white bubbles. Light lacing remains and a few specks of yeast sediment are seen at the bottom of the glass.

S: Aggressive hops convey mixed citrus qualities in the nose that are joined by less potent herbaceous and earthy smells. Nothing really says malt in the smell, although a suggestion of sweetness to come is transmitted. No alcohol is detected.

T: Begins sweet, with acidic and lively grapefruit citrus aromatics that are more intense than they are interesting. As the early assault of hop flavors relent, soft and mild bready malt emerges in the brief middle. The finish is moderately bitter, somewhat herbaceous but otherwise clean. No alcohol is detected.

M: Medium viscosity, sticky and acidic on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: Intense but simplistic, this beer is a mixed bag of style-appropriate, if not particularly memorable, flavors. It would likely seduce only the newly-converted hop-head. Think of it as training wheels for the top tier DIPAs.

beagle75, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

derkfromwi, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of Soneast
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Soneast, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

TasteTester, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of BarrytheBear
3.33/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ruby red pour with a whispy head

Scents of mild citrus on a bed a caramel

Tastes of smokey malts with a hint of citric orange hops. Rather simplistic actually. Alcohol heat punches through in the end.

Prickly carbonation seals the deal.

Drinkable, but not particularly memorable. Price makes this harder to take.

BarrytheBear, Oct 09, 2009
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

vinny21bal, Dec 02, 2013
Photo of mikereaser
2.95/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle on 12/13/09

A - Pours a cloudy chestnut brown with just a layer of fine bubbles on the surface

S - citrus hops with a malty backbone, orange & lemon & grapefruit aromas

T - light malt base, some citrus hops, bitter finish

M - good carbonation but a sort of metallic bite to it

D - not bad, but the metallic taste keeps me from wanting another

mikereaser, Jan 08, 2010
Satisfaction Jacksin from Ale Asylum
87 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.