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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 248   ABV: 8.25%
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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. Part of our seasonal series, Satisfaction Jacksin is available on tap and in six packs at your favorite Wisconsin and Illinois craft beer outlet from September through November-ish.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Notes from Monday, July 05, 2010 Ar: Piney hops along with some citrus, particularly grapefruit. Ap: Hazy copper with a 1" head; beautiful color. F: Lots of citrus with a light caramel backbone. Light alcohol on the finish. P: Medium body.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MetalNHopHead (1583) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - NOV 10, 2016
I for one have done plenty of jacksin in my life, but little of it has come close to offering the tropical, sticky pleasures provided by this Ale Asylum offering. Ruby red appearance. There seems to be all manner of Northwestern American aggression in here. Garlic and onion, sharp citrus, fruit pith, dank herbs, and pine. Yet, beneath all the spice and bitterness, Satisfaction Jacksin has a sweet side. Tropical fruit and even some flashes of honey and caramel. That 8.25% ABV is handily concealed, though. Does Ale Asylum ever waste hops? Apparently not.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (1881) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2016
Tap at Riverhouse. Hazy caramel with decent head. Am I getting cigarette ash or is that the guy next to me? Also a light pepperiness and some earthy woods. Flavor is very bitter with some aspirin, but still has enough going on to not be too astringent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
muzzlehatch (4877) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 16, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Steves on University Avenue, Madison, sampled a little below cellar temperature from a Unibroue glass. Fluffy off-white head tops a faintly cloudy, dark amber-copper body, decaying without undue haste and settling eventually into a light ring...nose very expressive when first poured, with mango and a bit of citrus and lots of resinous notes, but it weakens considerably in just a few minutes...body is very juicy, fairly sweet to begin with but strongly bitter even initially, with that bitterness growing quite intense towards the finish...theres also a fair amount of acidity and a light yeasty-doughy quality, with the end notes being more dry rye bread in nature...very full throughout, with moderately strong carbonation; alcohol slightly noticeable but not in an objectionable way. Ultimately this is a little too dry and a little too full of a particular kind of woody, earthy character for me; just a slight tweaking to allow a little more sugar to balance out those rustic notes would have made for something special, but those who prefer their strong IPAs almost entirely focused on the bitter and hard elements will probably disagree. I still liked it a fair amount but IMO it doesnt compare with the better similar products from other locally available brewers like Oso, Tyranena, Toppling Goliath or Three Floyds.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (10445) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear deep amber with a red hue and a tan head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces. Aroma has a strong resin note with pine, a hint of onion and a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has lots of sweet grains with growing resinous pine and a hint of onion.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Troupis (225) - - SEP 2, 2016
Strong! Tar hints galore. End of a long evening of beer so probably better than I'm giving credit. Just a bit strong right now. Feels craft made which I appreciate. On tap at Ale Asylum. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GJF (1520) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - FEB 3, 2016
Bottle from Galesburg Hy-Vee. Big, malty beer. Fruits and caramel flavors. Its big and bold, but the malty sweetness seems a little heavy to me. Not one of my favorite AA beers.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nuplastikk (5840) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Cliche, but this was fantastic when it came out and is a shadow of its old self now. Rated from tap at Troll Fest. Lemony, oily, pine sol hop tones. Thick caramel balance. Not anything I want in the style. Antiquated, not good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1455) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 27, 2015
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

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (514) - Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Poured from the bottle of the six pack lots of nice hops in here, this stuff goes down fast with sticky fruit, doesnt taste like a plus 8%, really good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (2426) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 17, 2015
October 17, 2015 - sample via bottle at Barrels and Bacon. Orange pour with limited head. Piney bitter and sweet malt aroma and taste.


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