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

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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BobHayward (3) - GUELPH, CANADA - MAR 29, 2012 does not count
Makes me mad that there arent more beers like this. The barrage of citrus hops will knock your socks off, yet the underlying balance and flavour will keep you grounded.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lvanbelkom (11) - Brampton, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 6, 2013
Tried this one on tap at a hotel bar; perfect blend of bitterness with a light tinge of grapefruit (not too much). Probably one if not the best readily available I.P.A.s in Ontario.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tdavie (19) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 12, 2013
This is my go to session beer, and along with Red Race from BC the definitive Canadian IPA. Tom

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
DougPeters (1) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 4, 2017 does not count
One of the best IPAs on the market. Well balanced. Complex, amazing flavour. Just enough citrus up front without going overboard, very hoppy through the middle but not too sweet, still tastes like a good strong beer, nice bitter finish that doesnt linger. Hoppy aftertaste. Beautiful beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
skippy007 (26) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2013
355ml bottle from LCBO. A favourite of mine and a great example of a North American IPA. Pours golden with foamy head that later settles. Citrus and floral aroma. Flavour is hop driven and bitter to the end. Pleasant fresh fruit aftertaste. Sit back and enjoy the taste of summer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopsandBolts (258) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2014


Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy yellowy orange colour with a finger or so of white head with little retention. The head fades leaving quite a bit of fine lacing.

Aroma: Pine, grapefruit, mandarin oranges, caramel, yeast, light malt.

Flavours: Pine, grapefruit, hops, cereal, hints of yeast.

Mouthfeel: Full and a bit sticky with moderate carbonation.

Overall: I love this IPA and have drank it many times but never rated it before for some reason. This to me is one of the best IPAs going. The aromas are strong with pine and citrus right off the bat. The flavour comes through full bore with pine and grapefruit. Awesome!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JesseM (1158) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2011 341mL bottle from a BS sixer. Pours a nice bright pale gold with a small white head. The aroma is really fantastic, pungent hop presence with some sweeter aspects, kind of reminds me of old fasioned bubblegum, or powdered sugar, in a pleasant way. Flavour is even better, piney hops upfront met with a huge load of citrus and a very solid malty backbone. Pale malt seems like a background character despite the appearance of the beer, and I get more deep biscuity malt aspects that I would expect from darker IPAs. Finish is mildly dry and aftertaste is a perfect blend of it all. Everything flows so well and works together, the balance is ideal. This is exactly what I want to drink all summer, and the exact kind of beer I want an Ontario brewery to put out as a regular offering. Outstanding.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
d07c0m (126) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2011
A much needed product for the Ontario market. This is an exceptionally smooth and clean beer with a pungently bitter hop profile and solid malt body with notes of grapefruit and spice. Very excited not only that there is a new Muskoka product but that they are able to pull it off so well along with their new packaging which has them going back to bottles with stylish new packaging and labels.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevinsenn (2163) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2013 6-pack from the LCBO. This stuff is great! Pours golden and cloudy, amazing grassy hoppy aroma, hoppy fruity taste, and a fantastic bitter citrusy finish. One of the best Canadian IPAs Ive had. Edit: I have a feeling theyve changed the recipe at some point recently. Ive continued to drink this over and over, and now its different from my original description. Now clear and amber, rather than golden and cloudy. Aroma as incredible as ever, though now more fruity than grassy. The taste is more balanced than I seem to recall. You can definitely taste some nice malty sweetness along with the fruits before the IBUs take over. My score remains the same, other than the appearance.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stought (2) - - MAR 6, 2012 does not count
This is a great ipa. Bitter and a bit cloudy for the perfect ipa. Brewed by muskoka brewery right here in Canada.


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