Axis Mundi | MadTree Brewing

Axis MundiAxis Mundi
BA SCORE
4.05/5
98 Ratings
Axis MundiAxis Mundi
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
MadTree Brewing
Ohio, United States
madtreebrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Siberians believed there was a ‘World Tree’ that served as the Axis Mundi, connecting the different worlds through its roots and branches. While this Russian Imperial Stout isn’t necessarily the world’s cosmic axis, it does connect rich flavors in a way to deliver you a cosmic beer.

Added by Cynic-ale on 02-28-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,711
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
98
pDev:
7.9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.37/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.37/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the growler via Jungle Jim's in Eastgate in a snifter.
This FINE RIS pours a deep muddled blackish brown with a
fantastic head of khaki foam that settles to a thick ring and layer
showcasing some awe-inspiring lacing. Nose of bakers chocolate,
strong black coffee, moderate herbal hops, strong booze, and a touch
of earthy black strap molasses with dark fruit notes. Flavors exceed the
nose with heavy bakers chocolate touched by char with strong coffee and
notes of toffee and black strap molasses mingling with black licorice and notes
of earthy malts and medium strong herbal bittering hops that present themselves
with warmth. Dark black berry notes and present themselves with warmth as does
more assertive warming booze. Solid mouth feel; full body, medium low carbonation
to keep this beast lightly lively, and a sweet char touched malt forward finish with coffee
and bakers chocolate mingling through the finish with strong booze.

Overall, on of my favorites from the rather hop forward brewery that I never tire of.

Excellent!

Cheers

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bluejacket74
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500 ml bottle, label says bottled on 12/16. Served in a MadTree 2.0 stemless snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about a couple inch tan head that stuck around for a really long time. There's also a good amount of lacing. The brew smells like milk and bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt, dark fruit, coffee and licorice. Taste is pretty much just like the aroma, but with the addition of some burnt/charred malt, cream and vanilla noticeable too. There's a nice amount of both sweet and bitter flavors going on here (probably more bitter than sweet which is fine with me). Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's creamy with a good amount of carbonation. I really enjoyed this stout, I'd buy this again in the future! Bought this bottle as part of a MadTree gift pack with Axis Mundi, Coffee & Cayenne Axis Mundi and the stemless snifter for $29.99.

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3.48/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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Axis Mundi from MadTree Brewing
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 98 ratings
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