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Mad Anthony IPA - Mad Anthony Brewing Company

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82
good

102 Ratings
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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad Anthony Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GreenWBush on 04-07-2005)
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3.72/5  rDev +2.8%

WKyle, Aug 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

zacalabeer76, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

macher0, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Highstplz, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

sabrepride91, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

PhilMiller, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Viperman1316, Mar 24, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev +15.5%

todste, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

RyanFleck, Mar 12, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've tried several Mad Anthony brews in the past, and they've been very hit or miss--quality control is a recurring theme among smaller Indiana brewers. Since these guys have recently expanded, though, their beers have been much more consistent, and the IPA is a stellar standout.

It's a great, balanced, late-90's style Midwestern IPA. Think Alpha King, or 2 Hearted, or even Masala Mama. It doesn't quite have the fruity hop peaks of the offerings from Bells and FFF, nor does it quite have the same majestic balance of Town Hall's flagship, but it's still an excellent iteration of the same style.

These days, with every goddamn thing getting aged in a barrel and neophyte beer geeks refusing to sip anything that doesn't leave lesions on their tongues, it's nice to return to a relatively simpler time, when Goose Island's IPA was considered a hop bomb. This is an excellent flagship, and I recommend you all give it a try.

mynie, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

hop_devil, Feb 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Drknight, Feb 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

burntheministry, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

tommy5, Dec 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

instinct2, Nov 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Swik, Nov 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

ygtbsm94, Oct 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Hoosier18, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Amberluvsbeer, Aug 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

dmorgan310, Jun 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

PopnLoads, Jun 20, 2013
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DruD, Jun 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

mrandypandy, May 09, 2013
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3.96/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

I didn't see this beer coming at one of my local haunts, but I wasn't gonna argue with a new beer. It pours a clear sunset bronze topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises spicy greens, light grapefruit rind, pine resin, and sweet caramel. The taste brings in more of the same, though with slightly stronger notes of grapefruit and pine. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sticky, drying finish. Overall, a pleasantly surprising IPA, one that came across quite hoppy without losing its sense of balance. Not bad at all.

TMoney2591, May 04, 2013
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Mad Anthony IPA from Mad Anthony Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.