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Mutton Buster - Payette Brewing

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28 Ratings
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Payette Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: isualum12 on 12-31-2011

The Mutton Buster combines a roasty flavor with notes of chocolate and nuttiness that creates a full flavored brown ale. While it is malt focused, there is mild hop bitterness with an earthy hop flavor. The Mutton Buster may be dark in color and heavy on the malt flavors, but it is sessionable enough to have a few any time of the year.

25 IBU
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Photo of beertraveldude
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on draft. Long lasting thick tan head, nutty aroma. Flavor has dinner nice chocolate notes, with a touch of roast, almost like a porter, but not quite. Very pleasant overall

Photo of ucsbmullet
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of VashonGuy
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of WillTheHumanBoy
4.4/5  rDev +18.9%

Photo of JoelClark
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of belzo35
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of MikeDAdams
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of djvolz
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of LXIXME
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of Skyyalpha
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Juno_Malone
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of fivetime
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Recless7
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of johnmac
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The Mutton Buster from Payette is a solid Brown Ale offering. The beer poured a clear brownish amber with thin white head that is leaving a nice lace. The scent is carries some dark bread tones with some maltiness. The taste was nice and even through the entire drink. Some of the caramel malt lingers on the tongue. The mouthfeel was medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it was quite taste and worth a try!!!!

Photo of LuckyJohn
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured two fingers of head on an almost clear brown colored body.
The aroma is nice roasted malt with a touch of pine.
The taste has a good balance of roasted malt, milk cream and a moderate bitter finish.
The texture is soft and creamy with moderate carbonation.
A solid brown ale.

Photo of casapy
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Dope
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice clear dark brown with a big frothy tan head on top. Head fades slowly leaving an almost solid wall of lacework left behind. Retention is nice, a little swirl brings it back to life easily.

S: Nutty with a bunch of toasted bread. A touch of caramel in there. Surprisingly aromatic for the ABV.

T: Very nutty, hazelnut perhaps? Sharp and bitter toasted bread - almost pretzel-like. Flash of earthy hops and then a hint of cocoa in the middle and towards the finish. Finishes with that earthy bitterness and toast that lingers between sips.

M: Medium bodied, super smooth and creamy. Amazing mouthfeel for 5.5% to be honest.

O: Wow, this is one impressive brown ale. Sharp and strong flavors for such low ABV. Wonderful mouthfeel that hits just right. Decently hoppy but nothing over the top, just enough to add an extra layer of complexity. Wish I could get this one locally.

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz. can poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - Mostly clear brown body with a nice white head. Leaves some good lacing. Kinda gushed out of the can when I opened it.

Smell - Nutty malt aroma. A little bit of chocolate and just a flash of hops in the back.

Taste - Chocolate is more pronounced, but it still a very nutty brown ale. Nothing harsh about it. Maybe could use a hop bite in the back to balance out the malt, but it's nice.

Mouthfeel - It gets just a touch thin in the mouthfeel. I'm also missing a hop bite that would make it feel a little more crisp. Easy drinking, though.

Overall - Hey, it's not bad. My first Idaho beer, too. Clean, but maybe lacking in some diversity of flavors.

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Mutton Buster from Payette Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.