Hopalicious | Ale Asylum

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Brewed by:
Ale Asylum
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Eleven separate additions of cascade hops give this American pale ale its lush citrus aroma and bold hop flavor without crazy bitterness.

Added by DaPeculierDane on 05-24-2006

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

After having this beer a couple years ago, I decided to revisit it and picked it up while a local liquor store was offering a special on make your own 6 packs. I really enjoyed it the first time so I'm looking forward to actually reviewing it now.

This beer pours a hazy, orangish-amber hue that shows off light carbonation and is topped with a thick, frothy, off white head that has just a hint of orange to it. The head dissipates ultra slowly to a rocky layer with a neck. 3.75/5 The aroma is big on tropical fruits, almost like canned mixed tropical fruits, and features an undertone of pine resin as well. The resin is muted, but the malt base adds a sweetness that lets the sharpness of the resin come through nicely. 3.75/5 The flavor profile starts off with a nice kick of biscuit and caramel sweetness and slowly bleeds into the hops with the tropical fruits returning as well as that familiar bit of pine resin. I don't necessarily get the citrus that the description on the bottle says. Bitterness is very light as the bottle says and does not linger after swallowing. 3.75/5 This is a medium bodied beer that is somewhat creamy and sticky. It is really not dry at all and is very minimal in terms of astringency. Carbonation is very light. 3.75/5 This is a well rounded APA that is well balanced between malt and hop with minimal bitterness, which makes this beer very thirst quenching (something that most APAs can't attest to doing). 3.75/5 Well developed flavor profile which matches the aroma nicely. 3.75/5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hopalicious from Ale Asylum
3.91 out of 5 based on 1,030 ratings.
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