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PsycHOPathy IPA - MadTree Brewing

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PsycHOPathy IPAPsycHOPathy IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

295 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 295
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 8.96%
Wants: 28
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
MadTree Brewing visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brew33 on 04-09-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

masterofsparks, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of Beejay
3.05/5  rDev -24.1%

Much thanks to my friends Richard and Alanna for grabbing me this brew.

A: Pale yellow straw in color, with good clarity and a nice amount of white rocky head on top.

S: Pine and grapefruit peel with small notes of orange peel as well. There may even be a hint of lemon balm in there. Nice super clean hoppy smell, not a lot as far as caramel sweetness. Smells nice.

T: Clean bitterness with grapefruit being the predominant flavor. Some pine and light citrus. Not a lot as far as a malt profile goes.

M: Fairly light body, in fact a little too light. There is a nice dryness to it, but leaves the mouth wanting a bit of gravity. There is a slight oily feel from the hops and certainly an assertive bitterness.

O: The alcohol is in there somewhere, but it isn't too obvious. For me the flavor is a little one note, it's hoppy, and that's about it. It's bordering on a little watery for me, and the lack of malt flavor makes it seem like a one trick pony.

Beejay, May 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

oldvines, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Gotti311, Apr 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

MastaShonuf, May 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

BarrytheBear, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

ldhughes3, Jan 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

vande, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

crbnfbr, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

BuckTuckian, Dec 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

elkinbrown, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

brycevolk, May 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

WesM63, Oct 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

millelacsmark, May 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

HumanParaquat, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

tdmccarthy, May 27, 2013
Photo of GPHarris
4.1/5  rDev +2%

a - poured a one finger thick off-white head into a snifter that left a thin ring and sheet throughout. the body was a bright orange-amber color.
s - citrusy and grassy hops.
t - citrus, grassy and floral hops with some honey sweetness to balance it out. this reminds me a little of hopslam, jr.
m - bubbly and crisp but a little too thin.
o - very drinkable and solid ipa. i would have like more carbonation but overall really good. loved the aroma and taste.

GPHarris, May 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25.4%

Kyrojack, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

fthegiants, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

JDizzle, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

qcbrewer, Apr 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

ONUMello, Apr 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Boston_Steve, Sep 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

DangerDawg, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of deadonhisfeet
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%

Poured from a can into a Goose Island tulip. The beer is simply beautiful in the glass. It's crystal clear, deep gold in color, and sports a majestic frothy white head that retains itself very well and leaves behind some nice lacing. Nice dank hop aromas abound on the nose. Grapefruit, lemon, pine trees, and a hint of orange rind rise from the glass.

The beer has a medium body and a nicely balanced flavor. It is a tad sweet up front in a toast and marmalade kind of way. There are enough hops to remind you it's an IPA, but not nearly enough to make the beer rancidly bitter. The hop flavor is more of a floral, resiny, piney bitterness and less of a citrusy bitterness. As I prefer citrus, this is a pity. Still, the balance is so well dialed-in that I find myself thoroughly enjoying the flavor. It doesn't bombard you. It just sort of glides across the palate and leaves a nice lingering dank hoppy flavor on the finish (with your palate still more or less intact).

Overall, an extremely well-crafted IPA, though I wish it had more of a citrus character. It's important to note that this is not some hop-bomb-science-experiment or ridiculous ``extreme beer'' concoction. This is an exceptionally well-balanced American IPA; the kind that will still be popular when extreme beers have run their course. It's not intended for macho hopheads who dismiss anything that doesn't rip the taste buds off their tongue.

deadonhisfeet, Jun 29, 2013
PsycHOPathy IPA from MadTree Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 295 ratings.