Satisfaction Jacksin | Ale Asylum

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BA SCORE
3.85/5
281 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.25%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
With over 3 pounds of Centennial hops per barrel, this double IPA has a slightly punishing yet entirely pleasing bitterness that dances on the tongue.

Added by EliteDigger on 10-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,863
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
281
pDev:
11.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 281 |  Reviews: 98
Photo of scream
4.29/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thought this was quite good. Many folks have commented on the taste being piney etc. I did not think so. It does not have the juicy,citrusy taste of an ale made w citra or similar hops but that is OK to me. It's made only w Centennial hops but is a well constructed and tasty beverage ! Sure, there are better but this is still quite nice.

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Photo of GuyFawkes
3.68/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Unknown vintage; drank 10/28/15 @ the Palace.

Murky dark orange rust appearance.

Nice off-white head; frothy lace.

Grapefruit & caramel notes in the nose.

Medium thick, sticky mouthfeel.

Caramel & grapefruit flavors up front; a tangy bite on the finish. Not my profile & almost an American Barleywine; still decent.

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Photo of TylerJ
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of olafphysics
4.31/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Webzombie
2.54/5  rDev -34%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Beerman811
4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This thing pounded my face like a $5 stripper! Gotta love that! Good beer

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.64/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Usual copper and orange colors for a dipa, looks like a good one, 3/4" of head on it, not the most dense but good retention for the amount of hops in it. Aroma was all centennial hops, in a good amount, not skimping.

Lot of caramel and bitterness, the hops could offer more flavor, but we're still in enjoyable territory here. Dat caramel brings on some sweetness. Its an enjoyable second tier dipa beer that is at an affordable price and nice format.

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Photo of simplejj81
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dchale
4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of firkingroovin
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Big citrus aroma, murky golden brown color small white head. The aroma is hops with some pine and citrus tossed in. The taste matches the aroma and is very good

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Photo of scaliasux
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L - Medium-dark amber. Quite cloudy. Medium tall, off-white head with good persistence.

S - Mostly hops with a little malty sweetness. Citrus, mostly orange, a little resin.

T - A lot of hops character, but balanced by sweet medium roasted malts. Orange and resin with toffee-like sweetness.

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Photo of cubbyZilla
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of thinwhiteduke
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of garymuchow
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I agree with some others who have reviewed this. Try a couple before you decide. The first bottle was only okay and since then it is growing. I think the uniqueness throws folks. The aroma is hopping with both earthy and citrus presentation. And the citrus seems to have a clear orange quality (which is nice). But I'm sure the malt profile plays in here somehow as well, esp. in the earthy quality as there is some "grit" to the drink that is both a nice full mouthfeel and a complex flavor profile. A good stream of bitterness without excess and really not that long of a lingering. Not the best looking drink with a cloudy profile in a murky amber brown/orange. Dense tan head, though with an apparent stickiness.
It's an interesting beer that I would buy again. It is satisfying.

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Photo of eldoctorador
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EmptyPockets
3.59/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stevedore
3.33/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle dated 1/19/2016. Served in a snifter glass.

Pours a dark mahogany-copper body, two finger white head, nice lacing. Smells primarily of toasted malt, a bit of peppery spice, some pine, mildly metallic smell. I'm not sure that I would have been able to distinguish this as a double IPA versus a hoppy dubbel. Flavour is similarly muddled; lots of sweet caramel, peppery yeast, a fair amount of pine on the end. Sure, this doesn't have a lot of clove or banana, but aside from that I have to think it's basically a hoppy dubbel. The aromatic hops don't come out like it should. Moderate, non-descript, slightly resinous bitterness on the finish. Good body, not syrupy but medium, good carbonation; the aftertaste is fairly bitter resin and spices. I wonder if the yeast used to make this had some Belgian influence, and it wouldn't surprise me given they enjoy using Belgian yeast in a lot of beers, e.g. Bedlam. That being said, this is fairly average for a double IPA and is too sweet and peppery for my tastes.

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Photo of barnzy78
3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, dated 12/08/15
A - hazy light brown colored ale with a thin ivory head
S - earthy hops, brown sugar, caramel malt
T - heavy malt backbone of caramel, bread, and brown sugar plays well with the spicy, earthy, and bitter Centennial hops
M - resinous medium body with hop oils sticking to the palate, alcohol is warming, finishes bitter and spicy
O - not what I'd expect from Ale Asylum for a DIPA, but it is definitely unique. Seems a bit like a barley wine with the heavy malt bill. I do like their choice of Centennial hops.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Angerhaus
4.43/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Satisfaction Jacksin from Ale Asylum
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 281 ratings
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