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Brewed by Muskoka Brewery
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Bracebridge, Canada
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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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While the legend of Mad Tom is laden with mystery and intrigue, one thing remains clear: Mad Tom did things his own way. Twice as Mad Tom is an aggressively twice-dry-hopped Imperial India Pale Ale, that delivers a definitive hop aroma & unabashedly big bold flavour. We brew this beer with the road less traveled in mind, and in the spirit of old Mad Tom...we make no bones about it.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vadie (780) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
Ambré foncer avec une grande mousse beige stable. L’arôme de houblon agrumé. Le goût est sucré, des agrumes, avec une bonne amertume en finale.

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
WALDOSHI (1) - Miami, Florida, USA - FEB 9, 2014 does not count
Brilliant "embellishment" of the Legend of Mad Tom and a great beer from one of Canada’s best Craft Breweries. Glad I smuggled it home. A real West Coast body and mouth feel...only downside is the aroma....it is very hidden/subdued...unlike Mad Tom.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gluepot (69) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2014
misty tan body with a light white head. A very slight nose with hints of malt. This is another example of the imperial version loosing some of the snap of the original in the transition to higher alcohol levels. It’s not a bad beer. It just doesn’t accomplish much for the 8.4% ABV. The little hint of lemon is a nice feature and the body is rich and substantial.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VT (1413) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours a lightly hazy orangeish pale amber with a resilient white head. Aroma is very hoppy, mostly citrus. Flavor is loads of sweet grapefruit, oranges, lime, pine tree, sweet lemon. Finish has a strong hoppy kick of lemon, pine and herbs. Lingering tropical fruit notes. Medium body, velvety and resinous mouthfeel, average carbonation. Very enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ipaluvr082 (60) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 31, 2013
Pours a very nice copper amber with little to no turbidity. There is a thin creamy off white head which dissipates quickly. Aromas are dominated by citrus and pine and hint at malts. Tastes full with a nice feel of the right balance of carbonation. Though it’s double dry hopped, this beer isn’t a super hoppy rendition as you would expect, rather it tastes like it smells with a caramel slightly sweet finish that quickly transitions to bitter which lasts on the tongue.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mutronics (21) - st-lazare, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2013
Pours orange, thin head, strong malty aromas, lot more malty than hoppy. Taste lot of crystal malt, too much for my taste. Strong bitterness that stays, probably around 100 ibu. Mouthfeel is silky to oily. To much crystal, not for hop heads, but still a great beer, recomandable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1945) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 18, 2013
355 ml bottle. Pours a dark orange with moderate white head. Aromas of toffee, pink grapefruit, and pine. Bitter flavors of pine and resin with hints of orange peel and stoned fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (2267) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 20, 2013
Je doute que ce soit une bouteille fraiche. Herbacé, poivré avec des malts tranchants de caramelisation, finale amère et un brin métallique. J’aime le fond, buvabilité laborieuse.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3057) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2013
Sample, draught, during the National Capital Craft Beer Festival, savoured on August 16 2013; eye: coppery, clear, no effervescence, tiny sheet of beige head; nose: pine, malt, slight fruity; mouth: pine, malt, slight fruity, grapefruit, dry finale in grapefruit with light presence of caramel, medium-full body, good carbonation, mildly bitter, slightly sweet, light caramel, lightly grainy texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, en fût, bue lors du National Capital Craft Beer Festival, savourée le 16 août 2013; œil : cuivrée, limpide, pas d’effervescence, petite couverture de mousse beige; nez : pin, malt, très léger fruité; bouche : pin, malt, très léger fruité, pamplemousse, finale sèche en pamplemousse avec légère présence de caramel, corps moyen-corsé, bonne carbonatation, moyennement amère, très légèrement sucrée, léger caramel, texture légèrement granuleuse; en résumé : bien

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lukin (486) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2013
bottle. Amber-copper colour, pillowy head. Aroma is fresh hops, pine, malts. Something a little off about the after taste, but otherwise smooth. Syrupy. Good beer.


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