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Ale Asylum
2002 Pankratz Street
Madison WI 53704

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Visited: August 9, 2008

Opened: 2006

Closed: 2022

Annual Production: 14,500 bbl

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Dennis Mulholland, Jeff Scanlan, Matthias Haaben, Ralph Wells

Formerly located at 3698 Kinsman Boulevard.

Updated: March 26, 2023


Beer List

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    6.80% abv.
    • Date: August 9, 2008 (#7248)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-brown, hazy. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild citrusy, fruity hops.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, creamy. Lots of sweet toasty malt. Big fruity hop flavor, moderate bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good beer.

  • 7.50% abv.

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    7.50% abv.
    • Date: December 5, 2013 (#9310)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Woodman's Food Market #22, Appleton WI
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Huge citrusy hops.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth. Biscuity, toasty malt underlies a big fruity, citrusy, floral hop flavor. Medium-big bitterness. Hop flavor dominates the finish.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Oatmeal Stout
    7.00% abv.
    • Date: August 9, 2008 (#7250)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Moderate dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Sweet, black, roasty.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, really smooth. Malty and roasty and reasonably sweet and reasonably bitter. Hint of licorice.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Very nice smooth beer.

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    Robust Porter
    4.80% abv.
    • Date: December 29, 2012 (#8991)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Place unknown
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep garnet color. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Chocolatey, grassy. Mildly spicy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, fizzy. Roasty, grassy, and malty. Mild peppery spice in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Thanks to John Peterson and Tom Dinwiddie for the bottle!
    • Date: August 9, 2008 (#7251)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black, but "clearly" unfiltered. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Roasty, with some grainy malt.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light-medium body, moderate carbonation. Roasty, sweet, malty, but thin. Some earthiness, some diacetyl.
      Overall Impression (1)

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    Session Beer
    4.70% abv.

  • Gold Digger Blonde Ale
    Golden or Blonde Ale
    4.80% abv.

  • Happy Ending
    Belgian-Style Dubbel
    7.70% abv.

  • Hopalicious Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.80% abv.

  • Madtown Nutbrown
    English-Style Brown Ale
    5.50% abv.

  • Mercy Grand Cru
    Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
    9.50% abv.

  • Satisfaction Jacksin
    Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    8.50% abv.

  • Sticky McDoogle
    Modern Strong Scotch Ale
    7.20% abv.

  • Tripel Nova
    Belgian-Style Tripel
    10.00% abv.