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Mammoth | Greenbush Brewing Company

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3.57
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Winter

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Added by barnzy78 on 01-07-2012

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Beer #8 from the Advent Calendar. Bottled 11.10.14 and enjoyed from a teku.

Mammoth pours a very dark ruby brown with a substantial white head. The nose is full of ripe bananas; cloves, orange peel, and similar spices; rich, sweet malts; and wheat. Smells a lot like a Hefeweizen, but sweeter and with an almost Belgian kind of funk to it. Taste follows the nose closely, with a sweet and pronounced alcohol punch. Again, much like a sweeter version of a Hefeweizen. Mouthfeel is a bit heavier than medium-bodied; it's slightly viscous, kind of spicy, and dry.

I enjoyed Mammoth quite a bit. It's a solid beer, especially on a chilly day, but I don't see myself coming back to this beer or this style. Maybe a bit too sweet and boozy for my taste. Caveat: this is the first Weizenbock I've had.

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Had on tap at Bad Apple in Chicago, served in a 16oz. Hofbräuhaus stein.

A: Pours a very hazy dark brown with a pillowy one inch, bone colored head that has some great retention. The head sticks around for quite sometime and leaves some sticky and plentiful lace down the whole glass.

S: The peppery and clove like yeast hits you in the nose right away. There is some banana bread like sweetness and some oaty malts as well.

T: The taste is much like nose. Nice notes of spicy fruity esters and banana like yeast. It is a touch more peppery than the nose. The malty sweetness on the finish brings it together.

M: Full bodied in flavor, but not to heavy at all. The drinkability was very nice and the stein went down easy. Carbontion was spot on.

O: A very solid brew from an up and coming brewery. I'm excited to try more from Greenbush in the new future as more kegs come to Chicago.

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