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MadTree Brewing
Ohio, United States
American IPA
Ranked #1,574
Ranked #13,519
3.95 | pDev: 9.87%
Aug 15, 2022
Apr 09, 2013
Very Good
Notes: The subtle malt backbone combats the bitterness and intensity of floral, grassy and citrus hop flavors. However, taste is perception. What's your slant?
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Rated by NCSapiens from Indiana

3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
This mid-level west coast IPA is piney, dank, floral, and has some nice citrus notes.
Aug 15, 2022
Rated: 3.91 by cold_beer

May 20, 2022
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Reviewed by KT3418 from Colorado

3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This is definitely an above average IPA unfortunately there's also a huge chunk of those in this country too. I'm not surprised this isn't selling too well right now but honestly I would recommend.
Apr 10, 2022
Rated: 4.16 by DaPan from Canada (ON)

Apr 09, 2022
Rated: 3.84 by TakiMan42

Mar 22, 2022
Rated: 4.19 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Oct 21, 2021
Rated: 3.98 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Jun 25, 2021
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Reviewed by HopHunterCL from Ohio

4.27/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a deep golden color with two fingers of dense white head.
Aroma of citrus and pine. Orange peel, something tea like, and some nice sweet malt notes.
Flavor is dank and nicely bitter highlighted by grapefruit citrus. Malt is barely noticeable in the taste.
Smooth and well balanced. Carbonation is lively.
Overall a very good West Coast style IPA with nice hop flavor and bitterness that is very drinkable.
Jun 14, 2021
Rated: 3.89 by smithj4 from New York

Jun 10, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by lemmy187 from Missouri

Apr 18, 2021
Rated: 4.02 by travelguy from Ohio

Apr 18, 2021
Rated: 4.03 by Danzifer from Ohio

Feb 19, 2021
Rated: 3.84 by GRhoads from Ohio

Jan 30, 2021
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Reviewed by hoptheology from California

4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12 oz can.
Canned on 9/17/20.
Poured into EBC Teku.
6.9% ABV.

Appearance is honey-gold, mostly opaque, with a creamy cap of 1 finger, leaving pretty lace as it recedes.

Aroma is pine tree - wood and pine needles, fantastically fresh and crisp - still! Mild caramel malt sweetness, some floral notes, some red apple.

The caramel malt in the flavor provides a really pleasant sweetness. It's especially crisp and sweet. Whatever malt was used here was perfect. A follow up of strawberry, floral apple blossom, and pine needles. It's almost potpourri-like. Finishes with lingering notes of lemon peel and grapefruit peel with some pine dust.

Feel is crisp and prickly, slightly slick/oily, some mild to moderate alcohol heat, and a finish of lingering resin, oils, heat, and dryness.

Overall, a slightly more bitter, less orange-y version of Jai Alai. This is not to steal either beers' thunder, as they are both their own thing, but Jai Alai is more popular so you may be able to compare before you buy. This was fantastic and hit the spot! This is a beer I'd buy again.

Price paid : $2.19 / can
Would buy again : yep
Dec 03, 2020
Rated: 4 by dschwartz13 from Tennessee

Nov 03, 2020
Rated: 4 by freewill35 from Indiana

Oct 03, 2020
Rated: 4.09 by entenduintransit from Tennessee

Aug 28, 2020
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12oz can. Poured out a clear, golden color with a small, off-white head of foam. It smelled of caramel, pine and orange peel. Sweet citrusy taste with a piney bitterness and toasted caramel.
Jul 04, 2020
Rated: 3.84 by mpolewan from Ohio

Jun 09, 2020
Rated: 3.93 by jdow117 from Ohio

Jun 08, 2020
Rated: 4 by Manta200 from Kentucky

Jun 08, 2020
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Reviewed by SHDoyle from Ohio

3.56/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Description: Color is golden/apple juice and clear. Minimal white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is...lacking. A little floral, a little dankness, maybe some fruit. But altogether pretty faint. Taste is similar and sort of 'blah'. There's a bitter, grapefruit finish but it comes across as muddled. Body is thin and carbonation is low.

Overall: 3.5 (This beer is average and I would not likely drink it again) When the best part of a beer is its appearance, that's not great. This one just felt sort of messy to me without any clear direction. It probably doesn't need to be said, but this is one you can pass on, especially with so many better IPA options.
Jun 05, 2020
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Reviewed by kimcgolf from Georgia

4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours to a slightly hazy golden yellow with nice white head and lacing. Nose is medium strength hoppy floral with citrus notes and even a hint of caramel. Mouthful is medium full with good aftertaste.
Jun 01, 2020
Rated: 3.47 by JasonLWest from Georgia

Mar 24, 2020
Rated: 4.19 by a_silva_016 from Arizona

Feb 27, 2020
Rated: 3.84 by soze47 from Massachusetts

Dec 31, 2019
Rated: 4 by blevinsaj from Ohio

Dec 21, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by ken3c from Michigan

Dec 05, 2019
Rated: 4.27 by ThePold from Virginia

Oct 20, 2019
Rated: 4.47 by Johnlippi88 from Tennessee

Oct 19, 2019
Rated: 3.9 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Oct 09, 2019
Rated: 3.27 by vrbulldog22 from Ohio

Sep 21, 2019
Rated: 4.46 by CDBeerDisappear from Ohio

Sep 20, 2019
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Reviewed by Tucquan from Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had this on 2019-09-10 in Antioch, TN from a 12oz canned on 2019-06-26

A - Somewhat hazy gold with short head and good lace.

S - Pine, citrus, light caramel. On the mild side.

T - Pine, orange flesh and zest, lightly toasted bread and a bit of caramel. Earthy spice and pleasantly bitter. Old school IPA.

M - Medium body and carbonation. Creamy then lightly prickly.

O - An old school, West Coast IPA. Works for me.
Sep 10, 2019
Rated: 4.05 by Genx from Georgia

Aug 07, 2019
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Rated by Khocolate from Tennessee

5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
The name speaks for itself.
Aug 05, 2019
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Reviewed by VolatileAgent7744 from Kentucky

3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Nothing remarkable, but a nice clean crisp IPA. Not a haze bomb NE, but not a real piney west coast style either. Finishes nice and crisp...very easy drinking for nearly 7%.

Wouldn't seek out, but would definitely purchase if it was the freshest IPA on the shelf.
Jul 27, 2019
Rated: 3.98 by Giggy from Michigan

Jul 26, 2019
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Reviewed by Buck89 from Tennessee

3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A very hazy yellow-golden color with a thick and resilient off white head. Big globs of foam clung to the glass. The aroma was moderate in intensity and mainly floral, with faint citrus and bready notes in the background. The first sip brought grapefruit path and a rush of sharp bitterness that reminded me that this is an "old school" IPA. Bright floral and grassy flavors rounded out a bit with the citrus notes. Medium bodied. Quite good.
Jul 07, 2019
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