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Olde Tom - Skookum Brewery

Olde Tom
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very good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%

Brewed by:
Skookum Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 11-24-2009)
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3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A dark sorrel ale with a tan soapy head. Olde Tom is on the reddish side for an IPA with a lush, creamy texture. It's hoppy and bitter as you might expect, but isn't a flowery hop acrobat. It upholds ample malt structure. Not an exotic high-profile IPA, but a nice quaffer.

Serving type: on-tap

11-24-2009 03:14:37 | More by RedDiamond
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

09-07-2013 20:01:43 | More by CardsWinAgain
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-09-2012 06:56:25 | More by benbjb
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4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark copper color, not cloudy. Some lacing, not too foamy (2 day old growler though).

S: very Citrusy

T: tast is very citrusy, with some hints of pine.

M: Feel is surprisingly light, bitterness doesn't linger for too long.

O: My new favorite IPA. I have had this IPA several times over the past few years. Previous batches were rather blah, but this one is exceptional. Hopefully this latest version is the permanent one.

Serving type: growler

02-14-2012 00:23:33 | More by Spectacularj1
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3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Always on @ the Conway Tavern...

Poured into a standard Pint glass... pours a Dark Transparent orange colour with a thin white head.... lots of lace, very sticky tasting in the mouth... taste/feel is alot stronger then the 6.0ABV imho... taste is very fruity and nice... overall worth a shot if you see it on-tap.

Serving type: on-tap

02-09-2012 22:20:40 | More by hopwave
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-02-2011 07:03:50 | More by twelveinches
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3.63/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in bubble pint glass. Poured a slightly hazy dark copper color with an inch of off-white head that had OK retention and light lacing.

The aroma was nicely hoppy, mostly pine and floral, with a nice scent of grain in the background. The flavors were good, tangy hops upfront that merged into smooth, even malts in the middle and left a nice tingle on the finish.

The body was a bit fuller than average for the style, but not heavy in the least. The beer was very easily drinkable, I could have several. Overall, a better than average example of the style. Worth your time when you see it.

Serving type: on-tap

09-09-2011 22:47:12 | More by beertunes
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3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy golden amber with a finger of soapy head. Fairly mild aroma of citrus and pine with a touch of caramel.

Moderate carbonation and a fairly light mouthfeel. Caramel sweetness up front followed by grapefruit and grassy pine.

Fairly middle-of-the-road IPA flavor profile, but the balance is just right.

Serving type: on-tap

08-28-2011 02:47:58 | More by grittybrews
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap at the new Anthony's in Anacortes.
Nice dark red/amber - dark for an IPA. Cloudy appearance with bronze foamy head that retains well.
Malt forward with hoppy bitterness. Well balanced. Some cloying taste.
Enjoyable enough though. A solid effort but clearly not up there with the better IPA's.A beautiful pour at the brewery. Served full meaning minimal head in a plastic cup.
Incredible dark copper color. Richest I have ever seen in an IPA. Aroma very full and abundant. So many times I have trouble picking up anything but not with this beauty.
Taste what you expect from an American IPA. Full body, just enough tartness to lightly overpower the malt flavor.
Love it.
They need to get out more. The world is being deprived a great beer from one of the best nano-breweries in the Northwest.

Serving type: on-tap

05-04-2011 05:31:10 | More by NWer
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3.13/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Poured dark murky color with good carbonation and a dirty white head.

S: Some hops, caramel, bitterness

T: Not a big IPA hopbomb but very malty, like Red Diamnd stated, some red/amber qualities Some booze, mild hop bitterness

M: Medium bodies, not as hoppy as I would have liked, balanced but lookin for more hops still

D: Average IPA

Serving type: on-tap

06-13-2010 19:42:24 | More by barleywinefiend
Olde Tom from Skookum Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.