Muskoka Mad Tom IPA | Muskoka Brewery

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454 Ratings
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Muskoka Mad Tom IPAMuskoka Mad Tom IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Muskoka Brewery
Ontario, Canada
muskokabrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

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

Added by heebes on 05-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
454
Reviews:
130
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
130
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Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.89/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jfreeze
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBeerMaster1
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A great ipa that hits with its chinook and centennial hops like a champ. Was thinking their twice as mad Tom was going to blow this out of the water, I was wrong.

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Photo of bcm75
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Buck_Jones
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Professor_Yeesh
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stanley23
3.48/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nate_pacino
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MacPhergus
3.61/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours with slight haze, pale and a good white head. Aroma is moderate citrus/pine. Taste bitter, clean dry; bitterness slightly sharp and a little yeasty. Body a little light, bitter lingers.

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Photo of CantankerousCaveBear
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nctide
3.54/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tom10101
3.61/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of slow3v
4.61/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sathanas
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of headlessparrot
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djgustafson
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tjwarren
4.33/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is a very pleasant IPA. A citrus bomb but doesn't go over the top. Perfect mouthfeel. Not a copycat, truly something new. Loved it.

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Photo of Cooker_stp
4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EricVonStein
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a golden honey colour with an inch of thick off white foam that clears up quickly. Not a lot of visible carbonation. Unfiltered but almost entirely clear with no residue.

The first scents are nothing but big citrusy hopps, tonnes of em! Grapefruit is very evident. More and more fruits in the scent after several mouthfuls, like some cherry.

Taste is big bold bitter hops, grapefruit again following the aromas, then orange peel on the finish. The bitter stays on your tongue well after. Very little carbonation on the tongue. Some depth comes in the form of small hints of roasty grain, but just a hint.

Overall quite smooth with good body and well balanced for an IPA with a BIG hit of American style hopps - obviously the dominant flavour. I like it more than many American style IPAs and feel like i could have several of these in one sitting without my taste buds getting burnt out!

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Photo of deakin
3.66/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akdo
4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: I bought this beer from the LCBO. Once poured into my Cervoise glass, the beer had a transparent amber body akin to that of honey. The head was one finger high. Once it dissipated after 2 minutes, it left a ring and marks on the glass as you drink it.

Smell: The aromas match the taste. I smelled oranges, their peels, strong hops and a little bit of grapefruit.

Taste: The beer had notes of wooded homemade marmelade jam on the front end, which means it is already bitter. The notes of sweetness is extremely low-profile compared to its citric notes. Once the beer enters your wind pipe, the hops' bitterness explodes and stays for a few seconds. I loved the taste.

Feel: The body is not thin and travels on your tongue a little slowly.

Overall: Although Muskoka Mad Tom IPA might not be the most bitter of its kind, it is a beer I would recommend.

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Photo of BeerOps
3.52/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stignacious
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pleasantly surprised with this one, a good balance of pine to citrus bitterness with just enough of a malt backbone to keep things in check overall. On the downside, the body was a little thin for me, and the fact that these bottles are 11.5 oz instead of the standard 12 oz was a minor annoyance, but neither of which are enough to prevent me from recommending this beer

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Muskoka Mad Tom IPA from Muskoka Brewery
3.89 out of 5 based on 454 ratings.
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