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Muskoka Mad Tom IPA - Muskoka Brewery

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Muskoka Mad Tom IPAMuskoka Mad Tom IPA

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87
very good

316 Ratings
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Ratings: 316
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.95%
Wants: 17
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Muskoka Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by late night stories around the fire, Muskoka Mad Tom will instantly grab your attention. 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. This is an awakening in craft beer that gets more enticing with every sip.

62 IBU

(Beer added by: heebes on 05-26-2011)
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Photo of FRANKIE65
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Muskoka Detour's big brother.
A - very nice, slightly cloudy, good head that holds at one finger.
S - citrus, pine, hoppy
T - smell x 2
F - good, definitely bitter, but, not overly so
0 - A great IPA from a great Ontario brewery

Photo of DaveBar
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased at the LCBO as a single. Served at 4deg C in a tulip

A- Nice pop and pour. Excellent head that does not last long as expected. Nice dark gold. Unfiltered

S- Not a lot of nose but good hops present. Nice malt

T- Pretty good malt backbone on a decent C hop base. Good little blend but would add a touch more bittering hops to bring this baby up to a solid 4.25 overall.

M- Good and dry. Nice IPA bite on the tip of the tongue

O- Nice little IPA. You can tell it's the little brother to Twice as Mad Tom. Overall a nice one that I will buy again for sure

Food Pairing

This nice little beer went well with...... Curried goat east Indian style. This nice brew cut through the heat and curry believe it or not.

Enjoy

Photo of endovelico
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nose: Pronounced hop and malt aromatics battle it out to delicious effects with notes of tropical fruit, caramel, orange peel, tangerine, grapefruit and piney nuances.

Mouth: Follows on the nose with a higher protuberance of the citric aromatics and an enjoyable piney linger. Feels pretty chewy on the palate due to the lower than usual carbonation, medium to medium high bitterness and medium body. Don't love the relatively hollow palate, if i'm honest.

Tale of the tape: Outstanding aroma, so complex. It's a nice sipper as well, but it lacks some depth in the mid-palate and some oompth overall.

Photo of Eastshoreboy
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Eraseyourhead
3.6/5  rDev -7%

Photo of Mlkluther
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy orange. Nice full finger of head which persists.

Nose is very floral and fruity with some bread notes.

Taste is very fruity with grapefruit predominant. Well balanced.

A very enjoyable beer. Easy to drink and very refreshing.

Photo of Ikurzmann
5/5  rDev +29.2%

Photo of Soots
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of ujin
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Tom_Rushton
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of McEwen
4.02/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Rhaith
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of sherpahigh
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.8/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of DaveR514
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Adamthornton13
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of sleazo
2.68/5  rDev -30.7%

Photo of Lunardr0ne
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

355ml bottle from a Muskoka Survival Pack bought from the LCBO.

A - cloudy golden orange, lots of sediment floating around in the glass. Good amount of white foam, dissipates slowly and leaves nice lacing.

S - grapefruit, pine, orange, caramel, some sweet tropical fruits.

T - similar to the smell, grapefruit, pine, orange, orange peel. Strong malt backbone, not just the caramel from ther smell but also darker malts and little bit of yeasty bread as well.

M - medium carbonation, body feels much thicker than I remember. Probably something to do with this being unfiltered now. Whatever it is this feels great going down, leaves somewhat bitter aftertaste of sweet malt, pine and grapefruit.

O - easily one of my favorite IPAs, this keeps getting better and better as my palate improves. I remember this used to be a bit strong on the bitterness and hops when I got into craft beer few years back. Now it's hard to not crack open another bottle right away.

Photo of R_Kole
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of WunderLlama
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%

Good beer served with dinner

Photo of Danny1217
2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

Photo of beersareonme
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Mack
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of KentCstrait
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%

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Muskoka Mad Tom IPA from Muskoka Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 316 ratings.