Ambergeddon | Ale Asylum

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BA SCORE
77.1%
Liked This Beer
3.93 w/ 590 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ale Asylum
Wisconsin, United States
aleasylum.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
With a fury of hop flavor and a hint of malt backbone, this west coast amber is part ale, part sensory eruption, and all American.

Added by DaPeculierDane on 06-15-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,706
Reviews:
173
Ratings:
590
Liked:
455
Avg:
3.93/5
pDev:
10.69%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
107
Trade:
1
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. There is a space for an enjoy by date, but it is left blank. A random find for me in the mixed six pack section at my local beer store. My first beer from Ale Asylum. Expectations are moderately good.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Oh yeah, its pours a beautiful dark coppery orange / amber color, almost ruby at times with lots of dark sediment flecks and two big fluffy fingers of beige froth. Good lacing. Looks very nice.

S - Smell is comprised of earthy / caramel / pale malts, green apples, and some dried herbal / vegetal smelling hop presence. Slight soapiness. Smells pretty nice.

T - Reminds me more of what I'd imagine a nice pale ale would be more so than an amber, but it's all good. Caramel / amber malt, and earthy / piney / sticky green apple hop presence.

M - Feel is dry, bready, sticky, & bitter. Some piney / green apple hop presence lingering on the palate. Good balance. Medium bodied

Overall, a very nice, if somewhat standard, slightly above average offering from Ale Asylum. More hop forward than a lot of other amber ales I've had. Reminds me more of a stronger pale ale or an older more malt forward IPA. Either way, I'm not hard to please. I'd have it again.

Ale Asylum Ambergeddon ---4/5.

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark copper but clear and a slightly tan head of foam.

Caramel malts, slightly citrusy, and fresh grains.

Definitely malt forward with toasted malt, caramel, and toffee like sweetness, but a faint note of citrus is there somewhere.

Light-bodied, medium carbonation, crisp.

Overall, a pretty easy drinking brew.

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Ambergeddon from Ale Asylum
Beer rating: 77.1% out of 100 with 590 ratings
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