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Bedlam - Ale Asylum

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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 73
Gots: 63 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Ale Asylum visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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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Photo of kkleu357
3.8/5  rDev -8.7%

From notes on 3/8/14

Pretty fine brew. Just got done with a PsuedoSue, so get to compare Citra hop beers. This ones good. Much sweeter from the Trappist yeast. Don’t like it as much, but still a very good solid beer.

kkleu357, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of TMoney2591
2.5/5  rDev -39.9%

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Dat deer be pissed, yo! Anyway, this stuff pours a mostly clear brass-amber topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises leek, old grapefruit rind, clove, light nutmeg, banana peel, and leafy greens. The taste brings in more of the same, the Belgian-style yeast and spices clashing with the overdone Citra hops, making for, appropriately enough, bedlam on my tongue. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, I just could not get into this beer at all. The overwrought Citra hops would have been bad enough, but the clash with the Belgian characters just ran things right off the rails.

TMoney2591, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of deereless
4/5  rDev -3.8%

deereless, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of rlee1390
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%

A-Semi cloudy deep orange, two finger head with nice lacing

S-Starts with some citrus hops and then the belgian character takes over, clove, banana, grass.

T-Starts with nice belgian notes of clove and banana. Ends with a mild citrus with nice bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, nice carbonation and a tad velvety.

O-One of the better Belgian IPAs out there, the citra hops definitely help out.

rlee1390, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of TheFizzinator
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%

TheFizzinator, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of Mikeypnh
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Mikeypnh, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of bcaputo99
4.2/5  rDev +1%

bcaputo99, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of joegdmb
4/5  rDev -3.8%

joegdmb, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of nate19red
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%

nate19red, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

IBUQT, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

RoamingGnome, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of Timotheus1
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

Timotheus1, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of dethbunny
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

This is everything I ever wanted, since I'm a fan of Belgian yeasts and a hoppy-not-bitter character. It also helps that I prefer higher-ABV beers.

There's an understated sweetness that lends itself to multiple servings without a sugar overload. I generally like to switch my drinking up, but a long evening with a six-pack of Bedlam is perfectly fine in my book.

dethbunny, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of Ncpogs
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Ncpogs, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of jplopez21
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

jplopez21, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Nbdreher, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

fredmugs, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of Landyn
4.32/5  rDev +3.8%

Landyn, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of Faunland
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Faunland, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of cardinals22
4/5  rDev -3.8%

cardinals22, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of bnes09
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

bnes09, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of d5001986
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

d5001986, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of jrh14483
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

jrh14483, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of raulazzer
4/5  rDev -3.8%

raulazzer, Aug 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

scootercrabb, Aug 08, 2014
Bedlam from Ale Asylum
93 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.