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Identity Crisis | MadTree Brewing

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3.85/5
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109 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Not a ray of light penetrates the soul of this beer. Combining the roasted malt backbone of a Porter with a huge amount of earthy and citrusy hops typical in many IPA's, this unique ale will leave you questioning it's identity and maybe yours.

Added by brentk56 on 08-16-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,328
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
109
pDev:
10.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 109 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Kegatron
3.87/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rick778
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TravisMason
3/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ManapuaMan
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

64 oz growler filled 4 days ago. Great looking beer - black with a soft fluffy khaki head that lingers. Nice mellow aroma of roasted malt, light roast coffee, chocolate chips and bitter hops. Taste is bitter chocolate, light coffee, hop resin, toast and nuts. Super smooth - just outstanding the way it drinks easily and leaves a light creamy feel behind. Great finish, real easy drinker. Sweet spot between styles.

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Photo of RBuckley73
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rarigney
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rwilde
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TomMorris
3.62/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leinie13
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreyGhost4
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.02/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of khargro2
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fredmugs
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Weisenbeer
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not a big porter guy, but this is great. Drinks easy and smooth...full of flavor. Madtree does it again. Nice job fellas.

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Photo of Flounder57
4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A two finger mocha head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no vision of anything. Super frothy lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Milk chocolate, roasted, smoke, toasted, and old ale aroma.

Taste: Smoke turns to ash, chocolate, roasted, toasted, old ale, and some bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light bodied, medium carbonation, and ashy bitterness.

Overall: Nice porter and very enjoyable.

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Photo of oldvines
3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imbuckeye
4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rydev24
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hootie159
4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.02/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Smk54
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into a tulip glass. Almost black with huge toffee head that dissipated to heavy lacing. Strong coffee and cocoa notes. Extremely smooth in the mouth. Early malt, then black coffee, then some cocoa bitterness that did not linger too long. A solid porter that leans toward bitter.

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Photo of Can_has_beer
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black and clean, small head. Medium bodied with a pleasant roast and tinge of smoke. Solid Porter, would drink again.

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Photo of WVbeergeek
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dorianmarley
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is deep brown/black with not much head and some nice lacing.

Nose is alcohol forward with toasted oats and dark chocolate, biscotti and bright hops below.

Taste is rich, layered, hop-forward with a charred flavor, cigar smoke, very dark chocolate, raspberry finish.

Mouthfeel is meaty but drinkable, medium carbonation with a light finish.

Overall, this is a cool beer with a fun play on smokiness.

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Photo of caahare
4.27/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Identity Crisis from MadTree Brewing
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 109 ratings
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