MadTree Brewing

5164 Kennedy Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio United States 45213
brewery (MadTree)  4.4/5.0 22 reviews
Tue: 4 to 10 pm; Wed: 12 to 10 pm; Thu-Sat: 12 pm to 1 am; Sun: 12 to 8 pm

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Beers At MadTree Brewing

NameABVEntered
MadTree Treesearch #41136.5%7/24/2016
MadTree Bluegrass Atomic Dog8.4%7/24/2016
MadTree PSA ( Watermelon & Mint )4.5%7/23/2016
MadTree Lift (Lemon Zest, Lemon Balm, Lemongrass)4.7%7/21/2016
MadTree Cherry Levanto5.3%7/21/2016
MadTree Lift4.7%7/20/2016
MadTree Shade4.6%7/20/2016
MadTree PSA (Cedar, Juniper, Grapefruit)4.5%7/20/2016
MadTree PSA: Proper Session Ale4.5%7/19/2016
MadTree Red Feather Red8.3%7/13/2016
MadTree Strawberry Levanto5%7/12/2016
MadTree Boomshakalaka5.6%7/10/2016
MadTree Axis Mundi9.5%7/10/2016
MadTree Dreamsicle4.7%7/10/2016
MadTree Happy Amber6%7/10/2016
MadTree The Hunt For Cherry October6.7%7/10/2016
MadTree Identity Crisis6.9%7/10/2016
MadTree Born To Be Mild4.8%7/10/2016
MadTree PsycHOPathy6.9%7/10/2016
MadTree Rounding Third6.5%7/10/2016
MadTree Rubus Cacao7%7/10/2016
MadTree Citra High10.2%6/7/2016
MadTree Side Peach4.7%5/21/2016
MadTree Lumineus6.5%5/18/2016
MadTree Mosaic High9.5%5/14/2016
MadTree Radicle Azacca5.5%5/6/2016
MadTree Hortense5.2%5/5/2016
MadTree RoHoFlo4.6%5/4/2016
MadTree PSA (Hibiscus, Green Tea, Citra) 4.5%4/27/2016
MadTree Treesearch6.6%4/27/2016
MadTree Mt. Ida9.2%4/27/2016
MadTree Bourbon Barrel Aged Dead Flowers With Brettanomyces9%4/21/2016
MadTree Hunnid11.9%4/20/2016
MadTree Peach Levanto Blend 15.2%4/20/2016
MadTree Stutze6.8%4/16/2016
MadTree Bockavelli6.2%3/19/2016
MadTree Gnarly Brown (Maple & Lactose)7%3/12/2016
MadTree UnHappy Amber8.3%3/6/2016
MadTree Alt Baum4.7%3/6/2016
MadTree Rubus Cacao (Raspberry, Blueberry, Strawberry)7%3/3/2016
MadTree Bourbon And Red Wine Barrel Aged Rubus Cacao7.5%3/2/2016
MadTree Gnarly Brown (Mexican Hot Chocolate)7%3/2/2016
MadTree Gnarly Brown (Black Currants)7%3/2/2016
MadTree Gnarly Brown (Coffee & Vanilla)7%2/27/2016
MadTree Vernal Beckoning (Lavender)6.1%2/25/2016
MadTree Motueka High 10.2%2/13/2016
MadTree Peach Levanto Blend 20%2/8/2016
MadTree Bourbon Barrel Aged Are You Ready For Some Darkness?9.6%1/30/2016
MadTree Lift (Green Tea & Lemongrass)4.7%1/28/2016
MadTree Rubus Cacao (Cayenne, Cinnamon, Vanilla)7%1/13/2016
MadTree Get Off My Lawn 5.2%1/13/2016
MadTree Tequila Barrel Aged Tiamat5.7%12/31/2015
MadTree Gin Barrel Aged Joon4.7%12/31/2015
MadTree Black Forest Milk Stout6.2%12/26/2015
MadTree Happy Amber: Fruit Cake6%12/26/2015
MadTree Chi Hammer6.7%12/20/2015
MadTree Rum Barrel Aged PumpCan8%12/17/2015
MadTree Idaho 76.4%12/11/2015
MadTree The Great PumpCan7.9%12/4/2015
MadTree Axis Mundi (Cayenne & Coffee) 10.5%11/23/2015
MadTree Axis Mundi (Chocolate & Cherry) 10.5%11/23/2015
MadTree Coffee & Vanilla Bourbon Barrel Aged Axis Mundi10.5%11/21/2015
MadTree Dewhop5.4%11/19/2015
MadTree Identity Crisis (Coconut)6.9%11/14/2015
MadTree Experimental Pale Ale #008: El Notario4.6%11/7/2015
MadTree Main Street Pale Ale4.8%11/7/2015
MadTree EspressoSelf (Salted Caramel)4.9%11/6/2015
MadTree 47’s Badge 4884.8%11/5/2015
MadTree Experimental Pale Ale #007: Felix Leiter4.5%11/5/2015
MadTree Marzens Attack!4.9%11/2/2015
MadTree Bourbon Barrel Aged PumpCan8%10/29/2015
MadTree Mad Pils4.6%10/17/2015
MadTree Experimental Pale Ale #007: James Bond4%10/17/2015
MadTree Chuckleberry4.6%9/30/2015
MadTree Ka-Kow!4.4%9/30/2015
MadTree Vernal Beckoning6.1%9/27/2015
MadTree Lemon Basil Blonde4.6%9/27/2015
MadTree The Great Pumpcan (Chai Tea)7.9%9/17/2015
MadTree Experimental Pale Ale #0064.8%9/14/2015
MadTree Watch This, Hold My Beer4.5%9/11/2015
MadTree Fresh 154.4%9/11/2015
MadTree Ford The Mill5.8%8/29/2015
MadTree Ludo Down4.8%8/27/2015
MadTree Sol Drifter4.3%8/19/2015
MadTree Boysen The Hood4.2%8/19/2015
MadTree Blood Orange PsycHOPathy6.9%7/17/2015
MadTree The Mechanic4.8%7/17/2015
MadTree Radicle Orbit5.2%7/17/2015
Breckenridge / MadTree Saison Ridge4.7%7/12/2015
MadTree Doubleplusgood7.9%7/8/2015
MadTree Seeds & Stems3.7%7/8/2015
MadTree Roots, Rauch, And Reggae5.6%7/8/2015
MadTree Joy Ride4.8%7/2/2015


88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
b3shine  (318) Indiana | April 18, 2013| Updated March 22, 2015
I’ve been waiting for MadTree to open for awhile, am am excited that it finally has! The ambiance is nice with an open floor plan (you can view the brewery from the bar) and darts and cornhole. The selection is good, as is the beer, and the staff is great. No food yet, but they do get food trucks to come by regularly. They’re also canning already!!! I can’t wait to watch these guys grow, and I’m expecting BIG things! Update: Their selection is expanding and they have food trucks stop by as well. They’re doing great, and I’m happy to see it.
78
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Ferris  (1091) Burnaby, British Columbia | July 14, 2016
A big communal warehouse that has a very local feel. Service was great with the brewer and bartender coming to see if we were ok throughout our flights. Prices were good for the flights. Beer was generally pretty solid with a few exceptional beers and a few poor ones. A solid stop.
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
jtclockwork  (463) , New Jersey | July 12, 2016
One of the city’s best. Cool well done experimental beers. Innovative.
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen  (329) Charleston Area, West Virginia | May 22, 2016
Muddy gravel parking lot. Nice industrial brewpub with outside area for smokers. Dog friendly inside and out. Pizza liked good. Selection was their beers. Service was good even when busy. Pricing was good and really like you can get four ounce samples for reasonable prices here. I hope to go back.
70
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose  (102) Louisville, Kentucky | December 26, 2015
kind of a smallish type warehouse building. parked on the muddy side of the building and walked in through the patio area...surpised or not that it was balls out packed. got a beer quite easily from the bartender and we walked around and stood at the end of a table. might have been 6-8 tables in there appeared to kid and dog friendly since there were both in there. food menu looked like pizza’s and salads and maybe some sandwiches. I imagine in the summer you can open up the garage door. but the brewing takes place right there in front of you. no hiding it. we didn’t eat there but what I seen of the pizza’s they did look pretty good. worth a trip back in the summer time again. they had about 16 beers on tap all numbered and somewhat identifiable.
70
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto  (184) Lakeside Park, Kentucky | October 17, 2015
Warehouse (including big garage doors, bench tables and a bar that seats twenty. Beers tend towards the high IBU side, without a lot of distinguishing characteristics. Very crowded on a Saturday afternoon, but the three bartenders kept up pretty well. Worth a stop.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
drfabulous  (127) Lexington, Kentucky | August 23, 2015
Spacious taproom with a broad selection of uncanned offerings. Pizza place within the taproom with good pizza (owned by another company). Must stop.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
Capa  (380) Kitsap, Washington | March 18, 2015
MadTree is a medium industrial brewery with a taproom wedged in the end of the building. They recently added a full time pizza joint, Catch a Fire pizza, so food is available. The pizza is quite good from what I’m told. The pub has a nice "L" shaped bar in the rear with plenty of tables around it. It has a decent patio out back for smoking and whatnot. It has an overall industrial vibe, with a large garage door that opens up and provides a lot of the light for the space. The active brewery is separated front he taproom but a low fence/wall that really puts the patron in the brewery. A nice place with all the sites, sounds, and smells of an active brewery.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick  (837) Columbus, Ohio | March 12, 2015
(Visited 02/2015 during Cincinnati Beer Week): MadTree is located on Kennedy Avenue off I-71 on the northeast side of Cincinnati. There is no parking "lot" per se but plenty of room to park along the building and in a larger area past it.

The inside opens to a large space with the brewery taking up the right side and the bar/tasting room on the left, which makes for a pretty immersive feel. There are several hightop communal tables and a bar in the rear. There is a large board behind the bar listing the available beers, and a fenced roof over the bar where patrons can throw money for charity. A few TVs around the bar as well.

MadTree has around 16 beers on tap (plus a root beer), and sampler flights are available. Aside from the flagship stuff, they had Cincy Beer Week BlackTart, OTPHJ, Bourbon Barrel Aged Happy Amber, Lemon Basil Blonde, Belgo Axis Mundi and Galaxy High on my visit. The beers were all pretty good.

Service on a busy Saturday afternoon was pretty good. The bartenders were friendly and provided all our samples quickly.

I did not have food on this visit, but it looks like they have gone to a more permanent onsite option in addition to (or instead of) food trucks.

Overall this is a fun brewery taproom to visit in Cincy and I would definitely come back.
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD 3/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
kulliman  (2) Cincinnati, Ohio | December 31, 2014
MadTree is a small 13,000 square foot brewery with a tap room. They are open to the public for walk in or private events. I have been to a couple of private events there, so my impression is based solely on that type of experience and not of someone just walking in off the street. They have a nice selection of their own beer on tap. They are constantly experimenting with new beers that you can try or you can try one of their standard beers that can be found in stores. I’m not sure what kind of food, if any that they serve to walk in customers. When I was there for private functions, it was catered Mexican food both times. They also offer tours of the brewery which I went on and found very interesting and enjoyable. They have one of my favorite beers called Identity Crises which they describe as a hoppy porter. I really wish they would can and sell it in stores along with their others. MadTree has been growing fast and apparently is in the process of expanding their facilities, so I would expect to see lots of improvements on some of the things lacking in their tap room.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06  (50) Ohio | December 28, 2014
One of my more regular stops, plenty of taps, they do samples of any beer, can be crowded and at times difficult to get served, brewers, bartenders are friendly, i like it.

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