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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

264 Ratings
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Ratings: 264
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 14
Gots: 28 | 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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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-26-2013 00:50:49 | More by cam477
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ArrogantPrick

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-25-2013 06:34:56 | More by ArrogantPrick
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ksolomon

Manitoba (Canada)

4.44/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm not a huge fan of IPA's (or overly bitter beers in general), but this one works really well for me. Not overly bitter, but enough to hold up the IPA label. Well-balanced, great mouthfeel. It easily unseats my previous "go-to" IPA (Alexander Keith's IPA).

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 17:44:02 | More by ksolomon
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

08-16-2013 13:53:12 | More by mdillon86
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Westvleteren12

Newfoundland (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-14-2013 21:00:48 | More by Westvleteren12
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randallpink

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-01-2013 04:15:27 | More by randallpink
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-31-2013 19:21:05 | More by fizzyted
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LarryAppleton

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-30-2013 00:27:32 | More by LarryAppleton
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decimator

Ontario (Canada)

3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

355ml bottle poured into a pint glass. ABV 6.4%.

A - Poured a clear copper gold with a 1.5cm white head, heda slowly reduced to a long lasting thin cap, good lacing.

S - Upfront are the hops: citrus, some pine, hint of spice, some tea. Caramel malts are in the background.

T - Caramel, citrus fruit, hint of pineapple, some tea, pine, assertive bitter finish but with an aftertaste that doesn't overstay its welcome. ABV is well hidden.

M - Medium carbonation, medium body, sticky, dry finish.

O - Pretty good IPA. When I need a sixer for a party or BBQ this is one of my go to choices.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 01:56:28 | More by decimator
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-17-2013 23:56:32 | More by WillAndSarah
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jcubz

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-17-2013 00:05:11 | More by jcubz
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

473 ml can poured into a pint glass from LCBO for $2.95CDN.

Enjoy before 5 jan 14.

Appearance - Dark golden and amber color, orange hues. Pour yields 1 finger of head with solid retention and a nice creamy white appearance to the head. Nice lacing left around the glass.

Smell - Grapefruit, pine, a little bit of earthiness. Hops apparent as well. Nice, but slightly subdued, especially when compared with the taste.

Taste -Big hop flavor, Pine notes and grapefruit that resonates. In a surprising turn the grapefruit is less prevalent than the nose but the hops are more dominant. Bitter aftertaste that lingers and is a bit overdone. However as an aside to the point above, the hoppy taste really hits given that the nose is subdues relative to the taste.

Mouthfeel - Medium-high carbonation, which gives a smooth richness to this IPA that isn't always there with others in the style.

Overall - Quite a nice beer, a great locally brewed Canadian IPA with substantial kick to it. (6.4%). But, if you’re going to go with Mad Tom why not go all the way to hop-land with twice as Mad Tom?

Serving type: can

07-12-2013 20:21:55 | More by DenisKolkin
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Watershed

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-11-2013 18:47:44 | More by Watershed
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-05-2013 23:21:32 | More by bumchilly25
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-05-2013 20:59:21 | More by Bf_89
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steofwinnipeg

Manitoba (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

07-05-2013 02:19:00 | More by steofwinnipeg
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-05-2013 00:50:35 | More by KeKeKumba
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Long813

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-03-2013 23:18:51 | More by Long813
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-03-2013 07:06:39 | More by smekermann
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Idrankthat

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-02-2013 04:59:27 | More by Idrankthat
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jmathis

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

06-30-2013 19:26:39 | More by jmathis
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a tall boy into a true pint, the beer is a crystal clear, copper coloring with a steady flow of carbonation and a tall, frothy, big bubbled, bright white head that sits a solid inch and a half after the pour. Aromas of tangy sweet caramel, passion fruit, citrus sweet and tart, and some pepper spice. Flavors are citrus tart and piney on the forward tongue, with a blast of bitterness quickly following. Resiny and rich through to the end of the palate, with a dry, bitter build at the back of the tongue. Tropical fruit sweet blend slowly builds, too, helping to keep a good balance on the palate. Resin and piney characteristics win out, all the way through to the aftertaste, where they are joined by a pepper spice and alpha acid to wrap everything up in a clean, dry bow. Finish does leave a slight bitter linger, but otherwise dry and clean. Solid IPA, and very drinkable.

Serving type: can

06-28-2013 23:51:49 | More by GarthDanielson
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sirsteve42

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-27-2013 23:47:13 | More by sirsteve42
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-20-2013 17:42:10 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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TT--Cashout

Newfoundland (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-15-2013 02:31:41 | More by TT--Cashout
Muskoka Mad Tom IPA from Muskoka Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 264 ratings.