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Double Nut Brown - Mammoth Brewing Company

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very good

161 Ratings

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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mammoth Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 09-03-2004)
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4/5  rDev +7%

KevSal, Jun 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Huntbuc, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of mdaschaf
3.48/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Morgan for this one!

A: Pours a deep brown color with a nice 1.5 finger off-white head. Nice retention leaving behind a pretty thick cap on top. Nice lacing.

A: Some toffee and caramel, roast malt and nuts. There is a little bit of chocolate as well.

T: Mostly roasted malt with some cocoa.Very light nutty flavor, much lighter than the aroma led on. Some faint piney hops as well.

M: Light to medium bodied, a little thinner than most porters.

O: A solid beer, hard to say if it is a kicked up brown or a porter, but either way it was good.

mdaschaf, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of Carissa
5/5  rDev +33.7%

Carissa, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of kyager2000
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

kyager2000, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of SHODriver
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: pours a deep brown, nearly black with a little bit of light transmission with a finger of off white head
S: smells of chocolate and a little coffee
T: cocoa powdery chocolate with some nice coffee notes and a bit of nuttyness. Nutty aftertaste with a bit of hop bitterness in the finish
M: medium body with soft to medium carbonation
O: A nice and tasty beer with good flavors

SHODriver, May 27, 2012
Photo of Danny1217
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Danny1217, May 20, 2012
Photo of JustinQ
2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

JustinQ, May 12, 2012
Photo of OPBrewCrew
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

OPBrewCrew, May 11, 2012
Photo of outlaw1323
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

outlaw1323, Mar 31, 2012
Photo of Dains
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Dains, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of KristaHall
2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

KristaHall, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of rah1734bones
1/5  rDev -73.3%

rah1734bones, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of Vasko5m
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Vasko5m, Mar 26, 2012
Photo of creez
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

creez, Mar 19, 2012
Photo of Cinderbike
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Cinderbike, Jan 28, 2012
Photo of Fillpott
4.6/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I bought a six pack after visiting MBC, so I assume it is very fresh. I have poured it into a British-style pint glass.

The beer pours a clear, ruby-red with little head or lacing. The beer has a strong chocolate and nut smell with a faint pine smell. The taste is of nuts, chocolate, and a faint bitter pine that is inviting and pleasant. The finish is dry and chocolaty, and the mouthfeel is full without being cloying or syrupy.

I tasted this at the brewery, and I was so impressed that I bought a sixpack. Therefore, I might be super-imposing my positive impressions and experiences at the brewery onto this review/tasting. However, I gladly do it because I really enjoy this beer.

Fillpott, Jan 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7%

TrojanWheels, Jan 18, 2012
Photo of EricCioe
3.55/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to my neighbor Andrew for picking this up for me on a swing through California.

This pours medium deep brown with a big eggshell head rising and falling and leaving some lace. On the nose there is a huge nut component to go along with some chocolate and a bit of pine and caramel. I'm not sure I've had a nuttier nut brown. They're a little too far forward for my tastes, and I wish there was more surrounding them. In the mouth the chocolate is a little more assertive, but it's still a nut show. The chocolate and hops combine for a two-faced bitterness. The body is medium, exactly as expected given the style and abv.

Overall, this is a decent if unbalanced brew. A little tweaking and this would be better for me.

EricCioe, Jan 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

mbmyers3, Dec 31, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

mhaugo, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +7%

Dirtyrat91740, Dec 09, 2011
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

Elemenopy, Nov 26, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

nightwing002, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of kojevergas
3.35/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a hefeweissbier glass in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live.

A: Pours a four finger head of nice tan colour, lovely cream lacing, great thickness, and good retention. Colour is a solid black.

Sm: Cream, caramel, and very light roast. I don't detect any nuts, which is surprising. A fairly strong aroma.

T: Nuts, cream, heavy caramel, and light roast. Sort of an English brown ale meets a tame rauchbier. Simple but agreeable. Well built and well balanced.

Mf: Smooth and wet, and nicely thick. Suits the flavours generally.

Dr: Very drinkable for a brown ale, but surprisingly devoid of nutty notes. I'd like to try it on draught. As is, it's not horribly impressive. Where's the complexity?

kojevergas, Nov 01, 2011
Double Nut Brown from Mammoth Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.