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Double Nut Brown - Mammoth Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
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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Photo of lillieja
4/5  rDev +7%

lillieja, Nov 05, 2012
Photo of aparabola
4/5  rDev +7%

aparabola, Nov 04, 2012
Photo of t0rin0
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

t0rin0, Oct 23, 2012
Photo of danwho
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

danwho, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of bonez05404
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

bonez05404, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of mhurter
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

mhurter, Sep 13, 2012
Photo of DSlim71
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

DSlim71, Sep 10, 2012
Photo of rbrefbeerman
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

rbrefbeerman, Sep 10, 2012
Photo of mmilyko
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

mmilyko, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of azdback
4/5  rDev +7%

azdback, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of elNopalero
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was the second Mammoth brew I picked up on a recent road trip. Glad I could share this one.

It pours a dark coffee cola color with light tan foam resulting in a nice and creamy looking head.

I get mellowed toffee and cocoa on the aroma, rounded by a pleasing roasted malt.

A mellow roast comes across flavorwise, followed by a pleasing cocoa note and some sweetness to it. Lightly bodied with a pleasant effervescence. Warms well. This reminds me of a cross between a nut brown ale and a sweet porter.

elNopalero, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of kmt314
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

kmt314, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of jaasen64
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

120z bottle thanks to DeanoMac poured into Founders snifter.

A- Pours a very dark brown almost black that is slightly translucent, but mostly opaque. When pouring it a very thin bubbly light mocha brown head forms that quickly disappears to leave pretty much no head. Appears to have decent carbonation.

S- Lots of espresso immediately hits the nose, followed by roasted malts, almonds, a variety of other nuts. Definitely above average aroma strength. At first it smelled very good with the espresso, but the more I smelled it the less it appealed to me.

T- Light espresso, roasted malts, a tiny bit of chocolate and nuts on the finish/aftertaste that lingers. Not as flavorful as I was hoping and the flavors weren't the most appealing. As the beer warms a more of an artificial taste comes out that is a little bit syrupy.

M- Way too thin, overcarbonated, fairly easy to drink but not the smoothest. Definitely the downfall of the beer.

O- This beer was okay. The appearance was average, aroma and taste were decent but not the most pleasant I've experienced, and the mouthfeel is definitely the downfall of the beer. As the beer warmed up the nutty flavor came out more, but there was a little bit more of an artificial taste that comes out. Overall not a terrible beer, but definitely needs some work.

jaasen64, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4.23/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Gold Medal Winner World Beer Cup Brown Porter Category! Ok, sold...let's learn more and find out for myself!

To Note - the specimen here is labeled 5.5%, not 6% as described on BA. Just stating the facts...

Appearance - Dark brown, almost black with a reddish tint in both the 12oz Tulip and Guinness Perfect Pint Glass I Poured both bombers in. Head is 2" from a simi-aggressive pour, solid retention and lacing throughout each sip.

S - Pretty damn aromatic of roasted malt, Straight up Coffee, semi-sweet bitter chocolate, and a nuttiness one would look for in a fantastic Brown Ale.

T - Follows Smell. Nutty brown, followed by dark roasted Porter flavors of dry coffee and chocolate. Nuttiness and Coffee dominate for the most part. Follows the description of a "Brown-Porter" to a T. Equal parts...Well done. If you're a fan of both styles...BUY THIS BEER.

M - At 5.5%, you cant ask for much more. Nice dry finish making this sessionable and drinkable. It's NOT THIN for the ABV my friends...it's just right and lively carbonation. Finishes nice and dry as I mentioned, begging for more sipping. Easy drinking beer.

O - Brown/Porter hybrid knocked out of the park for the style IMHO!!!. Equal high quality parts both. Big on nose and palate while being a easy beer to session. Well Done Mammoth!!! Not my favorite beer from them, but for the style...this is possibly their best offering. Again Mammoth, BRAVO!

RBassSFHOPit2ME, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of TheSixthRing
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a deep, dark brown with a reddish hue. Head is light tan and about a finger width thick, average retention and leaves behind a spotty lace.

Smell - Strong aromas of dark roasted malt, giving the nose a wonderful bouquet of chocolate, coffee and nutty goodness.

Taste - Follows the nose. Starts with a healthy roasted nut flavor, then notes of chocolate come into play. A light coffee roast character comes in around midtaste and follows through into the finish. Hints of floral hop keep this from being too malty.

Mouthfeel - Medium to full bodied with a nice, lively carbonation. Finishes slightly on the dry side of things. Smooth. An easy drinker.

Overall - Beautiul Brown / Porter hybrid. Flavorful while easy on the palate. Sessionable. A certain future buy.

TheSixthRing, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of TheRealBigC
3.55/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm confused: Is this a brown or a porter? As a porter, it's remarkably thin but as a brown it's not so bad, though maybe creamier than a typical one. The nuttiness is there, but not doubly so. Rogue hazelnut brown delivers exactly on its nutty name, this one not so much. A stronger nut flavor would take this to the next level. As it is, I like it, but it's far from a favorite.

TheRealBigC, Jul 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

shade13, Jul 25, 2012
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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
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

Carissa, Jun 13, 2012
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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
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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

JustinQ, May 12, 2012
Double Nut Brown from Mammoth Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.