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Bedlam - Ale Asylum

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

472 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 472
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 69
Gots: 46 | FT: 3
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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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-06-2014 22:05:16 | More by jbaker67
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LanePerson

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-04-2014 23:14:34 | More by LanePerson
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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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Carloco

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-03-2014 04:03:14 | More by Carloco
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Tone

Missouri

4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy, copper/orange color. One inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of citrus hops, floral hops, slight yeast, spice, alcohol, and sweet malt. Fits the style of a Belgian IPA. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of alcohol, hops, floral, hint of grass, strong yeast, spice, and sweet malt. Overall, good appearance, aroma, feel, body, and blend.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 13:12:30 | More by Tone
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CPeterson

Minnesota

4.36/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A -- A semi-clear gold / orange brew that pours to a two finger head and dissipates to a viscous froth. Leaves thick webs of lacing.

S -- Big citrus, honey, and herbaceous floral hop tones.

T -- Candied orange, ginger, and honey. Mild herbal & spicy esters which really lend some intrigue -- even some black pepper. Elegantly balanced sweetness and bittering, with a light lingering bitterness. Really delicious.

M -- Moderate carbonation & body, a mild stickiness which fades fairly quickly.

O -- Really solid. Drink it!

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 03:03:31 | More by CPeterson
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maltyb

Ontario (Canada)

4.11/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to hansenm72 for the extra!

Pours with a thick golden head that dissipates to a solid ring and lacing with legs. Beer itself is golden amber coloured, not perfectly clear as it appears to have fine suspended sediment.

Smell is massive citrus, juicy fruit - orange, apricot, esters, hoppy. Taste delivers, citrus and peach flavours along with a general fruitiness from hops and yeast. Not overly bitter, definitely a noticeable hop presence but it is well balanced. Slightly tangy and astringent but no lingering favours besides some bitterness.

Mouthfeel is fairly viscous and chewy, able to stand up to the aroma and flavours in the beer. I'm very impressed with this beer, one of the better IPA styles I've enjoye in recent memory. Beautifully constructed, the ring and lace has lasted to the final sips!

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2014 01:46:35 | More by maltyb
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-30-2014 23:00:50 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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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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TubaDan

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-29-2014 22:03:26 | More by TubaDan
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pathead

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-27-2014 22:00:55 | More by pathead
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-27-2014 02:48:17 | More by DaveHack
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-27-2014 02:19:17 | More by millerbuffoon
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Alto-D

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-26-2014 02:12:00 | More by Alto-D
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arlingtonjoe

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

04-25-2014 04:47:53 | More by arlingtonjoe
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

04-25-2014 02:48:13 | More by jaydoc
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WiscoTerr

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-24-2014 23:04:19 | More by WiscoTerr
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meanmutt

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-24-2014 03:28:05 | More by meanmutt
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pirmannt1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

04-23-2014 23:23:25 | More by pirmannt1
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JohnnyNicks

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-23-2014 23:07:32 | More by JohnnyNicks
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mdsteenb

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured bottle into a glass - opening it up - a very crisp and refreshing. No bite to speak of and therefore not hoppy or malty at all. Very drinkable - great for summer / spring time. Has that refreshing effect served cold as my fridge would get it. Has a neutral finish - leaving your mouth light and refreshed not bitten like an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 02:43:18 | More by mdsteenb
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lowbit

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-20-2014 20:55:28 | More by lowbit
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N8tronics

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-20-2014 06:17:56 | More by N8tronics
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BeerOps

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-19-2014 22:17:57 | More by BeerOps
Bedlam from Ale Asylum
93 out of 100 based on 472 ratings.