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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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BA SCORE
87
very good

272 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 16
Gots: 32 | 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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RyanPollock

Ontario (Canada)

4.63/5  rDev +19.3%

One of the best beers available in Canada. The beer has a very rugged "outdoor" taste and the first mouthful is a strong reminder that this is not a typical beer you buy at the beer store. Strong sweet citrus taste at first that quickly reveals a hoppy flavour that fills your mouth and lingers for quite some time. The beer almost has a warming quality to it and it tastes great after a cold night. The slightly sour undertones remain in your mouth and the more you drink the more you become accustomed to the taste as your pallet gets used to it. Surprisingly refreshing the more you keep drinking and by the end you will be wanting more. Drink from a class for optimal smell and flavour, great beer for a night around the campfire or to have after shovelling snow. Refreshing with the perfect balance of hop, citrus and a flavour i cant really explain. I will keep buying as long as it is available!

02-11-2014 05:18:21 | More by RyanPollock
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Exeter

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-02-2014 03:12:41 | More by Exeter
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

01-26-2014 15:40:02 | More by Griffith
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RevCraig

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-21-2014 19:42:58 | More by RevCraig
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Hoppy_McGee

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

01-09-2014 17:34:04 | More by Hoppy_McGee
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.16/5  rDev +7.2%

Re-reviewing this one after drinking it a fair bit lately.

A - Poured a nice copper colour with a two finger fluffy white head. Bits in suspension. Good carbonaiton, good lace rings, and a finger of retention.

S - Piney, pineapple core, citrus. Pleasant.

T - Quite piney. Citrus and pineapple. A bit less strong than the aroma, but enjoyable and the pine comes out nicely.

M - Good bitterness, good carbonation, medium body. Good feel to it.

O/D - A pretty drinkable and enjoyable IPA. Upon first trying this I enjoyed it, but after a few years of drinking it, I realize its quality and recognize its importance in the Ontario brewing scene.

01-09-2014 00:12:36 | More by tbeckett
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Jotora

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -22.7%

01-08-2014 21:54:33 | More by Jotora
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-05-2014 18:11:21 | More by lgmol
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Hoagie

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

12-30-2013 13:49:14 | More by Hoagie
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-23-2013 08:25:02 | More by KeeganRohovich
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curewhatalesu

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-21-2013 15:43:56 | More by curewhatalesu
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groleau

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-18-2013 04:47:57 | More by groleau
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kevinlater

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

12-11-2013 00:15:02 | More by kevinlater
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Rohkey

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-17-2013 22:12:10 | More by Rohkey
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CAMRAhardliner

Ontario (Canada)

3.84/5  rDev -1%

Review from notes from the summer.

Pours copper with a frothy off white head that lasts a good while. Lace chunks drape the glass on the way down. Pine and floral hops mix with specialty malt roastyness in the aroma. The taste is of pine and white grapefruit hops - a big bitterness up front - and a roasty, caramelly malt flavor. The hops dominate and have a bit of a coarse bitterness and a lack of aromatic subtlety. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a prickly, moderate to high carbonation level. The finish is moderately bitter with some chocolate malt sweetness.

A nice IPA with a big hop presence, but lacking in hop aroma and juicyness. The use of lots of dark malts also distracts a bit from the hoppiness. Still worth a try, especially on tap.

11-16-2013 08:13:43 | More by CAMRAhardliner
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Rx4Beer

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16%

11-05-2013 15:46:05 | More by Rx4Beer
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-04-2013 12:23:09 | More by DamageCase76
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MJ63

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-26-2013 00:44:30 | More by MJ63
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valianes

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-23-2013 07:27:21 | More by valianes
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-14-2013 02:09:46 | More by Boozecamel
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16%

10-04-2013 01:07:58 | More by YamagamiTravis
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Bilco

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-02-2013 23:30:54 | More by Bilco
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-30-2013 18:14:46 | More by Kmat10
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sumiross

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-28-2013 02:35:21 | More by sumiross
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Mr_Rocca

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

09-26-2013 07:58:09 | More by Mr_Rocca
Muskoka Mad Tom IPA from Muskoka Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.