JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 25, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Hazed light straw color with a snowy white head. Looks a bit like a wit. Mild citric and spice scent with hints of orange blossom honey and sweet pale malts. Something is slightly amiss as there is a mild soap/cleaner aroma as well. A light crisp tasting brew, that has just enough thickness in body not to seem watery, Perhaps some malto dextrin, which may explain some of the scents/flavors. Lightly floral hops flavors dance about with the citric hops and are joined late by simple pale malt. Simple, with enough complexity to be an honest brew. This would be great by the lake on a hot summer night.
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - NOV 22, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle purchased at the brewery tasting room. Slightly hazy, golden color with bubbly white head. Light malty cereal grain aroma with a touch of hay and spucy hops. Delicious fresh malty cereal grain and pineapple flavors. Light and fruity on the tongue. Tasty golden.
DavidP (1746) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 16, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear straw golden body. Banana-sweet and a sweet butter cookie aroma. Pepper-spicy flavor alognside cracker/cookie malt. A flavorful golden.
1FastSTi (3271) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 16, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This was the nakedest beer that they have. It pours to a watery light golden body with a thin white head. The aroma is pineapples and crisp light grain. The flavor is crisp, clean, refreshing pineapple, and has a spicy/peppery kick. The palate has substance. Nice mouthfeel that is crisp, clean, and refreshing. I’d say that this one is very well made.
Brigadier (2740) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2006 On tap at brewery
The first sample of the night from Ale Asylum as we worked our way through all ten beers offered on tap. If this was the ’worst’ of the bunch, then Ale Asylum has a long and promising future ahead of it.
Aroma / Appearance - The cloudy yellow body had a nice white foamy head with hints of banana nut bread, wheat, hops and pepper intermingled in the nose.
Flavor / Palate - First impressions were of spice, bananas, pepper and wheat. There was no real complexity beyond the first sip. The mouthfeel was somewhat watery, but this would be an excellent beer for sitting on the lawn or patio while you grill out. If Ale Asylum bottles this as one of their first releases it should sell like hotcakes for people who want more than swill.
hezron (609) - Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2006
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Light malty aroma, a bit of sourness and a light hint of hops, a bit of a Belgian note to it ...but very light. Cloudy yellow with a thin, white head. Very smooth flavor, malty with a touch of caramel and a tiny hint of mint in the finish. Lighter body, slightly cream, but not very much so. This is the crowd pleaser and it is pretty good for what it is.