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Thunder Snow - MadTree Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
MadTree Brewing visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lukass on 12-01-2013)
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Photo of UrbanCaveman
2.79/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

On tap at Rick's Tavern & Grill in Fairfield, served in a shaker pint.

A: Arrived as a clear walnut wood-hued brew with a thin pale head that died to a ring pretty quickly. It left some lacing on the glass in sticky patches.

S: Bar with kitchen atmosphere always interferes with my detecting the aroma. What I was able to smell was an earthy toffee malt with hints of spice.

T: This drinks like a spiced Scotch ale, heavy on the earthen and peaty notes, which fight for dominance with the sweet toffee malt background. The spices present are subtle, skulking about the edges of the sweet-bitter skirmish as though looking for their time to strike - primarily cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger, but all faint additions rather than showcase pieces. There's a bit of pine flavor to this as well, especially at the finish.

M: Thin bodied, sharply carbonated.

O: While I'm pleased to find one MadTree offering that is not "all hops, all the time, have more hops, whee hops", this still has enough of them to not be a favorite winter warmer.

UrbanCaveman, Nov 16, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +4.1%

GreenEggsHam1, Today at 05:11 AM
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3.36/5  rDev -14.7%

Iparedman, Thursday at 05:40 PM
Photo of Pukstopper
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Had this at a place called Knock Back Nat's. A little place in Downtown. It was very cold outside but this beer warms you up. It comes in a Can, and we didn't get a glass. It has nice maltness, and spice flavors. It's 8+% abv warms you up nice. Since we didn't get a glass i can't comment on the head or lacing.

Pukstopper, Thursday at 02:43 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Chris77McGrath, Monday at 07:54 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

ukwildcatsr1, Monday at 01:33 PM
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4.19/5  rDev +6.3%

screamking, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

jsurfs82, Nov 15, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +17.8%

mdub0413, Nov 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

BPMeyer27, Nov 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Seanginter, Nov 14, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +19.8%

DBellman, Nov 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

AnGwIgGiNs, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of Illini5596
2.8/5  rDev -28.9%

Not my preference. Didn't taste much like a Christmas or Winter ale to me, more just sour. I like some of the other MadTree beers I've had, just not this one.

Illini5596, Nov 09, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev 0%

Johnroby, Nov 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

udfan07, Nov 09, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -1%

TheyCallMeYukon, Nov 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

This beer reminds me of Old Chub by Oscar Blue's younger brother. This is a very impressive ale from an otherwise overrated brewery. I recommend it.

six2ten, Nov 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.9%

ohiobeer29, Nov 03, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +5.6%

Doublechar0517, Nov 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

chrismattlin, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

jasoncornelius, Jul 30, 2014
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Thunder Snow from MadTree Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.