Muskoka Brewery – getting ready for fall, hopping up on IPA
Fall is around the corner, and time to start stocking up on the new fall forward tasting, darker, heavier, and hoppier ales and lagers. Muskoka Brewery continues to produce an abundance of these crisp thirst quenchers. See below for some tried and true offerings, along with a mix pack of IPA’s, and a new Triple Saison IPA. Cheers!
Mad Tom IPA (Bold & Hop Forward
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 a crisp, citrusy undertow like no other. So brace yourself, and crack one open for old Mad Tom, one of Ontario’s original India Pale Ales. Various legends surround this Mad Tom IPA. Wondering which one is true? Crack open a fresh Mad Tom and let your mind wander!
A combination of citrus and pine hop bitterness is well balanced with a sturdy malt backbone of caramel and biscuit. Prominent stone fruit and citrus with notes of west coast pine. Dry lingering bitterness. Pairs with Spicy dishes, rich and aged cheese, bold burgers, smoked fish.
ABV 6.4%, burnt orange in colour
IPA Mixer Pack (Mad Tom’s Latest and Greatest Adventures)
Six exceptionally unique IPAs to create the ultimate hop-head mixer. Three new IPAs in the mix including Hazy Pale Ale, Tropical IPA with pink guava and pineapple and Vineyard IPA with Pinot Grigio grapes. Your IPA favourites make up the rest of the pack including Hazed & Confused, Twice as Mad and the man that started it all, Mad Tom. Limited supply. Grab yours before they’re gone!
25th Anniversary Triple IPA and Farmhouse Saison
Celebrating 25 years of venturing off the beaten path style. Limited edition collectibles brewed for the special celebrations.
Mirrors the aroma with fruit forward apricot, passionfruit, citrus and cantaloupe and flavours. Pine through the finish, all balanced by firm bitterness. Juicy cantaloupe with a mix of stone fruits, citrus, pine supported by a clean malt background. Soft and smooth, 10% ABV leaves a lingering warmth. Pairs with Fried Chicken sandwich, Loaded Nachos, Tuna Poke Bowl.
Refreshing and easy drinking with notes of lemon zest and fresh fruit and a hint of white pepper to round out a clean finish. Bready with subtle lemon and a hint of spiciness and a touch of fruit. Refreshing with a touch of spice. ABV 3.8%. Pairs with Sausage on a bun, Bruschetta, Lemon pepper chicken wings.
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