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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 214   ABV: 7.12%
Mad Hatter aged in Kentucky barrels. Round, smooth wood character brings a new dimension to dry-hopped, aromatic hoppiness.
14.0 Plato
Pairings: Smoked foods, tomatoes and beef.

Radek Kliber's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6709) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle 750ml
Aroma: frontal dry hop freshness followed by crystal malts , caramel with cola like barrel treatment.
Apperance: poured as amber with lighter mid-sized fine tanned creamy cap. 3-
Taste/Palate etc. full bodied with lighter sides. Leafy hop notes with bitter woody elements behind. Pleasant warmth followed. Some heat at end but not much. Top end noted by woody cola cask elements. Fairly smooth. Good choice for cold winter days.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClassyBeagle (374) - USA - AUG 23, 2015
From NOTES. A: oak and wood, with some caramel malts and a hoppy mix of pine and grapefruit. A: Reddish gold pour with 1/2 finger medium cream head. No retention and zero lace. T: Slightly sweet caramel, pine, and floral hops upfront. Flavors follow through to the finish where some wood and toffee are added. Finish is kind of earthy with damp wood. At times a little alcohol is present at the finish as it warms. P: Medium bodied and dry with a moderate carbonation. O: Excellent beer for barrel aged fans. Very rounded and complimentary flavors. The oak presence and subtle bourbon notes are nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GnarlyGnome (815) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle: pretty good stuff. there is a lot of different aromas going on in here...but it’s different and tasty as long as it’s fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enwiebe (218) - - FEB 6, 2015
2/7/15. Bomber. Pours a nice light golden oak with min head and light lacing. The oak really rounded out the hop notes. Drank more like a really refined ESB. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crazy_cat_lady (252) - - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle at beerbistro, but don’t remember when. Warm brown colour with off-white head. Nice lacing. Oaky, slight bitterness. Quite nicely balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (1795) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
Bomber. Pours a clear dark amber with a white head. Aroma is caramel, herbal, hoppy, woody. Flavor is lots of caramel, herbal, woody. Lingering wood, vanilla, resin and herbs. Medium body, light to average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3474) - California, USA - DEC 2, 2014
2 dec 2014, bottle. Orange and hazy. Nose is dry pine hops and dry wood. Thin/med body and faintly fizzy. There is a slightly sweet granila malt, some peaches and pine hops, but the dry wood flavor really dampens the whole beer. It's ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bobaidan (530) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Not a bad IPA, but I did not taste much of the oak aging, and so was disappointed. Pretty much just tasted like Hatter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (633) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Not as good as i thought it would be....very similar to hatter.....too much biscuit and malt for my tasty....wood taste is minimal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (6011) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
pours clear dark golden with a very nice off-white head, good retention and strong lacing. toasted maltiness, rye-like graininess with a caramel touch, fruitiness - oranges, apricots and berries, touch of coconut and other lo-fi barrel components, pepper, grass and bitter herbs. light carbonation, light to medium body - oily, balanced grassy-piney-spicy-woodsy-citrusy finish. slightly changes the original brew but does not necessarily improve it. still slightly above average ipa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (3038) - Salida, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2014
651 ml. bottle. Vintage 2014. Pours a thick, well retained, tiny bubbled, ivory head, with extensive lacing, over a clear dark amber (SRM 15) body.....nose is light pine, resin, floral notes from the hops, light wood, light cereal.....taste is slightly sweet to start, with hints of toffee/caramel, light pine, resin notes, light wood tones, finishing with a soft hop bitterness.....mouth feel, medium body, slight alcohol warmth, carbonation adds tingle, and minimal acid. This is a very English IPA. The hops are lightly American, but were used with a relatively light hand making for a gentle bitterness, and relatively light hop aromas and flavors. The wood, while present was only slightly noticeable, and helped to moderate the hops. BJCP 7/3/14/4/6

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