overall
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94
style
Brewed by Muskoka Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Bracebridge, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   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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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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PeteP (24) - Cornwall, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2016
Pint glass.. Golden amber with a quickly dissipating head. Nice lacing in my glass. Sweet, fruity, spicy with a sweet, bitter finish. This is a well balanced, drinkable, even sessionable IPA that goes down nicely with barbecued tenderloin steaks. When you begin to discover IPAs, this is a must-taste!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tranquillity (2040) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2016
Draft. Half hazy yellow body, small white head. Very hoppy aroma, with herbs. The taste is strong and the finish is long. Well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
googleimage83 (89) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2016
Pours dark gold-orange with a brownish tinge, soapy clingy head. Fruity but restrained hop scent - citrus and pine, strong malt presence. Taste is lemon, grapefruit juice in the start, big bitter hop in the finish - still citrusy but a touch medicinal. Cracker and caramel malt body. Balance is slightly imperfect, but this is still a very good IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Juneyblue (8) - - OCT 7, 2016 does not count
Dark gold and clear, this IPA has hints of orange, orange peel, apricot, honey and nutmeg. Hints of metallic notes and some grassy undertones. It has medium malt, high hops and a medium full body which is likely the result of its dry-hopping. It's chewy and slightly bitter but quite refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CacheManyHose (648) - HONG KONG - SEP 28, 2016
Drank w Matt on first day in Toronto at E11even. Good amount of resin bitterness, some crisp lightly peppery malt, body is medium and quite bitter. Faint stone fruit and fine frothiness. Decent and v drinkable.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Subliminal64 (122) - London, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2016
Part of a Summer Mixer pack. First of all, I do not particularly enjoy IPAs, so my rating should be taken that way. Second, I love this brewery. Smells of a good dose of hops. Pours a dark gold. Head dissolves quick. Taste is not as bitter as other IPAs, but past the point in which I can enjoy it. The Detour IPA is about my limit. Good carbonation, but awful aftertaste. Overall I got exactly what I thought. I have no doubt this is a quality beer, just not my kind of beer. MB The Beer Bear On

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (35695) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2016
Can. A golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of citrus fruits, hops, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of hops, citrus fruit, caramel, and malt, leading to a bitter finish

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JunctionCat (69) - toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2016
Is a hard one to review, because its so different and its hard to tell if thats the bar, brewery or beer store. When its good its pretty good, balanced and hoppy - but to often its malty and aged and kind of lacking oomph. Could be the bars, the draught lines etc - but happens a lot, so hard to say. Still worth trying when you see it, maybe taste a friends first ;) because when its on its worth it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bierdimpfe (550) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 1, 2016
Cloudy amber/bright orange color with powerful amount of subtle activity. Frothy beige half a finger head, lasting around 10 minutes, with very good legs. Aromas of tropical fruits and caramel. Flavors of pine, orange, coriander, fresh floral and herbal spices. Caramel biscuit feel with a grassy end. Nice balance with a good dose of sugar while having a strong sharpness but not overly spicy. Smooth creamy medium body with the perfect amount of zesty carbonation. Well intensified medium strength finish, ending with a tongue numbing citrus feel, dash of spicy hops, and a dry piney coat. Overall this is a good craft offering tasty flavors and a very fresh feel. Good accessibility being a little faint and low intensity.


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