Ballistic IPA | Ale Asylum

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Ballistic IPABallistic IPA
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Ballistic IPABallistic IPA

Brewed by:
Ale Asylum
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ballistic IPA is a fully loaded American-style IPA. The use of American Amarillo hops give it explosive citrus aromas and aggressive bitterness with a smooth finish.

Added by rockwell on 03-07-2009

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Photo of macaddict06
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Easily one of my favorite IPAs. Huge delightful beta acids, low on the alpha acids. Great notes of grapefruit and other citrus flavors. I always buy the store out when Ballistic show up.

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Photo of stouts4me
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

At Ale Asylum new taproom/brewery, served in a pint glass.

Has a real unique nose,real malty/rye nose, not sure.

Taste is slightly sweet,malty, can taste the strength.

Glad I tried it, but not a favorite.

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Photo of embass
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of TheFugerIsNow
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of green_plastic
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of TimothyRBrady
4.4/5  rDev +11.7%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.88/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.28/5  rDev +8.6%

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3.56/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of jwc215
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%

Pours slightly hazed amber with a lasting creamy head that leaves lacing.

The smell is of a robust citric aroma from plenty of amarillo hops.

The taste is of bitter citrus and some peach balanced by a firm caramel malty sweetness. A bit of alcohol shows in the finish.

It is creamy and smooth despite a bitter, spicy bite.

This showcases the amarillo hops well while keeping enough balance to it to be smooth and very drinkable. Alcohol shows a bit, but is well-integrated. An excellent IPA!

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Photo of jwenzel019
4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Ballistic IPA from Ale Asylum
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 296 ratings
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