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Bedlam - Ale Asylum

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93
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467 Ratings
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Ratings: 467
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 68
Gots: 44 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Ale Asylum visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bedlam! A chaotic blend of Citra hops and Belgian yeast give this IPA aromas of summer fruits and a bright hop presence with a plush finish.

(Beer added by: hawks10 on 04-03-2010)
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bertram

Illinois

2/5  rDev -52.2%

06-05-2012 02:29:38 | More by bertram
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Beefytits4

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -46.2%

04-09-2014 01:35:03 | More by Beefytits4
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SiphonKing

Illinois

2.48/5  rDev -40.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

The description sounded great: Citra hops, Trappist yeast, an IPA. A unique twist on the Belgo-IPA moniker. Unfortunately it does not live up to my expectations. The aroma screams Belgian with hints of phenols and spiciness. The mouthfeel is thin for such a beer and the Citra really doesn't shine through the yeast profile. At first sip it was an unexpected taste, upon letting it warm up and further tastes the beer is palatable but not as interesting as it could have been. I've had other beers by Ale Asylum and they do not disappoint. This one leaves the drinker wanting, and expecting more.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2011 18:10:01 | More by SiphonKing
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redleg411

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -40.2%

06-28-2013 20:44:19 | More by redleg411
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samie85

Illinois

2.7/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A-Pours a very clear reddish hue with two fingers of dense white head.

S-Spicy pine and grapefruit smells with some orange and alcohol notes on the finish with a little clove.

T-Clove yeast notes on the front with a light orange citrus note and a light bitterness.

M-A little watery with very light carbonation and a slick feel.

D-Not my thing at all, the bitterness is so low key and the feel is just completely disappointing. I'm a little disappointed that I bought Citra hops to brew with based off this beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2011 02:38:23 | More by samie85
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Wiscodrinker

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -34.2%

04-19-2014 18:24:46 | More by Wiscodrinker
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jackieT

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.2%

05-20-2014 14:45:22 | More by jackieT
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asams10

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -28.2%

05-24-2014 21:41:26 | More by asams10
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mxchap

California

3/5  rDev -28.2%

06-27-2013 20:19:05 | More by mxchap
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

3/5  rDev -28.2%

07-16-2014 23:49:10 | More by brother_kenneth
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

08-11-2013 12:19:56 | More by schmidtmattsays
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

07-04-2013 15:17:50 | More by Larrydoherty
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

07-28-2012 00:53:41 | More by kbuzz
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tourdot

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

06-14-2013 04:58:06 | More by tourdot
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AndyEdgar

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

06-23-2014 22:27:17 | More by AndyEdgar
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fencedfox

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

05-04-2014 04:12:21 | More by fencedfox
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KS1297

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

03-16-2014 04:56:59 | More by KS1297
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.49/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: a deep orange, with reddish and yellowish hues moving from the center to sides. hazy and opaque. a finger or so of a white head that fades and leaves a weak lacing on the sides.

Smell: orange, pineapple and other citrus to tropical fruits that mix with sweetness, belgian yeast, and pilsner malts.

Taste: opens up with pineapple and citrus hops, with a bit of sweetness mixed in. lots of pilsner malts and a grassy taste. small belgian yeast character at the end.

Mouthfeel: dry and a little bitter. also on the heavy side for a belgian.

Overall: i initially liked this one more and as you drink more it declines a bit, too much of a grassy taste. Ideally a belgian ipa that i like should be doable but it seems less so everytime i drink one. this one ends up in the upper end of mid row.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 00:46:57 | More by SportsandJorts
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Nemers

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

03-24-2014 04:31:52 | More by Nemers
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TP_43

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

06-13-2014 14:08:55 | More by TP_43
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jsh420

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

02-12-2014 04:01:12 | More by jsh420
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

03-02-2014 23:40:29 | More by Hendrick24
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GABrew

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

08-12-2013 00:38:28 | More by GABrew
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jakea

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

01-28-2012 23:53:57 | More by jakea
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SBoeckman72

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

07-17-2014 16:44:40 | More by SBoeckman72
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Bedlam from Ale Asylum
93 out of 100 based on 467 ratings.