Asylum | Left Coast Brewing Company

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79
okay
325 Ratings
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80
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Coast Brewing Company
California, United States
leftcoastbrewing.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by scottoale on 02-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
325
Reviews:
85
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
16.86%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
78
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 325 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of Beerucee
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Boozy sweet beer. Happy Halloween.

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Photo of sunsjammer
3.98/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bammer21
3.6/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tinfang
3.18/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bomber into a chalice-style glass. Slightly murky reddish-gold with a thin head that dissapeared quickly, some lacing. No obvious best buy date. Printed label on bottle stated an ABV of 11.8%. One sip confirmed that.

Not at all true to style - excessive alcohol, no spice. It didn't taste bad, but it didn't remind me of any tripel or quad I ever had. I'm not familiar with this brewery - perhaps they used their signature yeast to make something it's not suited for.

If I had brewed this at home I'd be pleased with the result. As a commercial product it misses the mark. I would not buy this again given any more qualified choice. I would not hesitate to try other Left Coast brews, however.

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Photo of kmoen
3.56/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 10Crumra
3.99/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDogHouse
3.6/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Badger311
4.13/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerTest
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of elglueckert
3.38/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smi69
3.16/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of johlac66
3.9/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy dark gold with a thick slightly off-white head that dissipated quickly, leaving a curtain of lacing.
Mucho caramel fruit on the nose and palate. Some bread. Some spice.
Lower carbonation and mouthfeel. The 11% ABV comes through pretty well.
Not exactly true to style, apparently. Tasty nonetheless.

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Photo of Richard927
1.4/5  rDev -59.3%
look: 5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Photo of BeerLoverCRM
2.26/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Michaelarye
3.29/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.77/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
3.8/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of probert
3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.37/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ernie_The_Dude
3.66/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured into a chalice from a 12 oz bottle. found the color to be dark golden with a slight head, no lacing. The nose was very sweet and boozy. The feel was a bit thin and to no surprise a boozy beer. I enjoyed this beer but, I think it was aiming for a high alcohol content which I personally gravitate to. This beer is better to pair with a meal. a very descent beer.

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Photo of yaksurf
2.99/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MFMB
2.05/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.25

So I gave this a pretty bad score so I figured I should include a review. It's pretty simple, I do not know how you can call this a triple but that alone doesn't garner a 2.05 rating. Plain and simple this beer was tough to swallow, horrible mouthfeel that coated your mouth and left a unpleasant motor oil like film on your teeth and mouth. Maybe I'm being harsh but it was very unpleasant and I like triples so I was extra disappointed. I also drank and reviewed their Voo Doo stout at the same sitting and it was a fair and good rating so it's nothing against Left Coast just this awful beer. Cheers

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Photo of Wrigfen
3.37/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Asylum from Left Coast Brewing Company
3.44 out of 5 based on 325 ratings.
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