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Muskoka Mad Tom IPA

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Brewed by Muskoka Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bracebridge, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Inspired by late night stories around the fire, Muskoka Mad Tom will instantly grab your attentnion. Dry-hopped with Chinook and Centennial hops, this IPA has a vibrant aroma, depth of flavour and crisp citrusy undertow like no other. So brace yourself, and crack one open for old Mad Tom


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DomD (139) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2015
Poured from bottle. Aroma of citrus with a hint of spruce. Pours a hazy pale with white head. Taste is heavy bitter. Medium body and sticky texture. Very nice IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
yourilevesque (122) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2015
Pour is golden and hazy. Smell is pine and tropical fruits with a twist of alcohol. Not bad as well. Medieum body, texture is rough and not very pleasant to the tongue. After taste is long in the back of the tongue and very citrusy. There are way better IPA out there but this one is still enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guil0000 (286) - New Brunswick, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours hazy amber color with a small lingering head. Nose of Pineapple, tropical fruits, some citrus. Dry sweet on the taste with some citrus hoppy finish. Medium body. Overall pretty good. The nose is awesome.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (315) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle from Guelph LCBO. Thanks Peter. Aroma: caramel, orange zest, citrus, tad of pines. App: hazy copper with small white head and some lacing. Taste and palate: light medium body, light sweetness, light to medium long bitter finish. Average carbonation. Overall: a good IPA, enjoyed the orange attack in mouth. Didn’t like that much that it was that much malty. Is this an extraordinary IPA? unfortunately no. There are way better IPA’s in Quebec but I still enjoyed it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (588) - CANADA - FEB 10, 2015
Pours slightly hazy pale amber with one finger of rocky white head, excellent retention and lacing. (5/5) Nose is tropical fruit, pithy citrus, pine resin, caramel malt. (8/10) Taste is mild sweet, strong bitter. (8/10) Medium body, moderate carbonation, lingering slightly sticky bitter finish. (4/5) Solid IPA - lots of hop bitter, citrus, and tropical fruit (mango and pineapple), balanced and supported with just enough malt. Can’t say I’m noticing any difference with its “Now Unfiltered” designation, other than the colour now being slightly hazy - I’d be lying if I said I could smell or taste the difference. Then again, it has been almost exactly a year since I had a filtered one, so… And yes, I once rated this a 9/10 - consider this updated rating more accurate. I was young(er) and foolish then - now I’m old(er) and, well, still foolish. (16/20)

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4445) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle: Pours hazy, orange-brown with a small, off-white head. Strong orange, semi-tropical fruit aroma. Flavour is slightly bready, orange-malt, caramel malt, orange-peel. A little musty....a nice fruity/bitter mix Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (236) - Soria, SPAIN - FEB 5, 2015
Vierte naranja algo turbio con pequeña corona de espuma y baja retención, pero que mantiene un fino cerco en copa; aromas a caramelo, miel, fruta tropical, pomelo, mandarina y levadura; en boca entrada media con amargor medio que se acentúa en el pos gusto pero sin ser molesto; cuerpo y carbónico medios, siguen notas a pino y flores, una buena ipa diferente a las americanas y final agradable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HippyHop (348) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 2, 2015
I rated this exactly the same as the imperial version because....I said so. It looks and smells almost exactly the same, though obviously the imperial version has more of a boozy kick. I feel bad hating on this stuff, but I’m really just not a fan.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8301) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Floral/musky orange malt and orange peel aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet floral orange malt and moderately bitter lemon peel flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yamato (30) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 14, 2015
Hazy amber color. Tropical aroma bursts into the nose. Pineapple. Really smooth. Apple. Medium carbonation. Bread? A little bitter. Not too bitter, and has distinctive characteristic of IPA. Good IPA. Careful, 6.4% ABV.


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