Axis Mundi - Coffee And Vanilla - Barrel-Aged
MadTree Brewing

Axis Mundi - Coffee And Vanilla - Barrel-AgedAxis Mundi - Coffee And Vanilla - Barrel-Aged
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MadTree Brewing
Ohio, United States
Russian Imperial Stout
4.3 | pDev: 6.98%
Nov 26, 2021
Jul 13, 2015
Ancient Siberians believed there was a 'World Tree' which connected the different worlds through its roots and branches. Within this bottle is undeniable proof of a link discovered between the wolds of brewing and distilling. Repurposed American Oak Bourbon Barrels are filled with Russian Imperial Stout which digs down to its ancestral roots and is tucked away until the proper time to be unearthed, releasing flavors as rich and as dark as the soil in which the World Tree thrives.
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Rated: 3.92 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Nov 26, 2021
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Reviewed by CraftFan5 from New Jersey

3.16/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 5 | overall: 3
30 November 2020 - Beer #210

Price: $15.99 on Tavour

Appearance: 5 - so dark brown it's basically black, opaque. No head but beautiful lacing.

Nose: 4 - very roasty. Coffee, but not much else.

Taste: 2 - I think it has a hint of infection. Some off flavors and slightly sour. That's a shame.

Mouth: 5 - super frothy and thick. Might once have been a good beer

Overall: 3 - alas. Drainpouring is such sweet sorrow.

Dec 02, 2020
Rated: 3.79 by mig100 from Texas

Sep 24, 2020
Rated: 4.02 by 4DAloveofSTOUT from Illinois

Sep 02, 2020
Rated: 4.46 by khargro2 from Tennessee

Jun 23, 2020
Rated: 4.38 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee

Jun 22, 2020
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Rated by pathman from Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
06/15/20 bottle @ home
Jun 16, 2020
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.54/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Bottled 2/19 drank 6/20
Look - great black color with a great tan head and sticky lacing
Smell - immediately smell the vanilla followed by the coffee and caramel along with some chocolate and Bourbon booze
Taste - initial taste is the vanilla like the smell followed by the bourbon booze taste and then some chocolate coffee and roasted caramel malts. Not to sweet, good balance
Feel - full body light carbonation slight cream
Overall - really fantastic bba vanilla coffee “super” stout
Jun 13, 2020
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Reviewed by firesidewithphil from Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A pure representation of a mocha stout. The chocolate and coffee are bold and bittersweet. Qualities of a tiramisu. Don't find much vanilla but that is fine. A great dessert beer.

May 03, 2020
Rated: 4.54 by petrusek23 from Ohio

Apr 28, 2020
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Reviewed by bobhits from Kentucky

4.31/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5
Nose - coffee and cream and toffee, and just rich chocolates.

Taste - This is straight up candy. It's tootsie rolls and vanilla tootsie rolls and some fruity esters. You know...that's all I need to say. Yeah that's this beer with some maybe caramel and some oak. It's rich and deep and dark but not THAT complex. It's awesome candy and alcohol beer.

Feel - this is on low side of high viscountcy. Well carbonated for the style, really nice creamy velvety mouth feel.

I'm really loving this beer. It's outstanding. no look comments, I'm just beyond judging beer on a worthless area. I'll just score it the average.
Apr 01, 2020
Rated: 4.27 by gardner254 from Ohio

Mar 18, 2020
Rated: 4.13 by Manta200 from Kentucky

Jan 30, 2020
Rated: 4 by atlbravsrno1 from Maine

Dec 09, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Jul 19, 2019
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Reviewed by Greywulfken from New York

4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Bourbon barrel aged imperial stout brewed with coffee and vanilla pours black in the glass beneath a slim finger of tan foam... 2/1/19 bottling... Aromas of fresh espresso and char and cocoa open the nose... Vanilla softly inserts itself on the sip, while wood barrel notes dry the tongue... The sweetness is all up front, with a splash of molasses and vanilla caramel underscoring a bittersweet cocoa and bourbon body... Medium-weight, finishing bitterness is drying and outlasts the initial wave of sweetness... Distinct coffee, cocoa , bourbon, wood, and vanilla character; refined, relatively lean, and easy-drinking, particularly for a 10.5% abv... Nice drinking experience...
Jun 23, 2019
Rated: 4.19 by KAP1356 from Pennsylvania

May 24, 2019
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Reviewed by snaotheus from Washington

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
500ml bottle served in a big snifter. "Bottled On" field on the label is empty, to the best of my ability to detect.

Pours black with a tiny head and very little carbonation. Smell is chocolate, vanilla, also bourbon and booze. Coffee is there too, but not too strongly.

Taste is bitter chocolate, mostly. Vanilla is definitely in there, and the coffee comes across a little more clearly.

Mouthfeel is thick, chalky. Overall, very good beer.
May 18, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by NickThePyro from Washington

May 09, 2019
Rated: 4.36 by crbnfbr from Kentucky

Sep 11, 2018
Axis Mundi - Coffee And Vanilla - Barrel-Aged from MadTree Brewing
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 140 ratings