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Floating Rock Hefeweizen - Mammoth Brewing Company

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78
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40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 19.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mammoth Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MiScusi on 03-23-2008)
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beerman21

California

3.05/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 22oz bomber, per what the bottle says ABV is at 5% not 4.2%. Anyways on to more important things..

Pour into a pint glass, nice hazy golden yellow, with a one finger fluffy white head that dissipates rather quickly.

Smell-Clove, lemon, baked apricot, raw sour dough and hints of bubblegum.

Taste- lemon scones come to mind with sprinkled all spice and clove, little of the bitterness from the hops come through toward the end but quickly dissipates giving this brew a nice tart sweetness. The smell and a little of the taste hinted some memory of chalkboard for some reason.

Mouthful was crisp, dry and very clean. Drinkabilty was high, I could defiantly go through a few pitchers of this stuff with friends. Good beer not great but highly sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2011 22:41:41 | More by beerman21
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4.19/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy yellow/straw with a white head.

S: Nose is much more like a witbier than a bavarian hefeweizen, with notes of citrus, orange peel, cardamom, nutmeg, and fruity Belgian yeast esters.

T: Taste is roughly the same, orange and orange peel dominate, along side wheat, cardamom and nutmeg. Maybe some fruity Belgian yeast esters.

M: Medium-light bodied, smooth and refreshing.

O: It's the perfect cross between the mouthfeel and drinkability of a bavarian hefeweizen, and the fruity, spicy flavor profile of a Belgian witbier, which makes this an ideal wheat beer for a hot summer day. Definitely recommended if you can find it.

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Mammoth floating rock hefeweizen

22 from brewery. Label says it's 5% 

A-pour produces a big 2 finger frothy head resting on a cloudy yellow body. Good head retention and lacing. 4

S- clove, doughy malt, banana, slight white pepper. A bit sweet though on the nose 3.5

T- banana, clove, a very doughy malt taste, light white pepper. A good hefeweizen for sure, just a bit sweet though but not over the top sweet.  3.5 

M- I rarely feel this way but the mouthfeel is a bit thick. Light carbonation 3

O- good and I'd have it again at $3.50 for the 22. Drinkability is hindered by the sweetness. 3.5

B

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05-17-2012 04:05:32 | More by t420o
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brewandbbq

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4.38/5  rDev +30%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle fresh from the source.

Pours cloudy yellowish-gold, with plenty of murky yeast when swirled and decanted from the bottle. One inch of dense white head with a solid foam cap for the duration and plenty of sheets of lacing throughout the glass.

Aromatics are chock full of Bavarian goodness. Bannanas, cloves, and a wheaty twang. A slight citric spice follows through.

Medium bodied with a crisp but smooth and lush mouthfeel. Pillowy and creamy.

Lemon-spritzed doughy malt and bannana bread lead off the palate. Clove-studded biscuit ends follow through. Hints of white pepper and more lemon follow through.

Finishes crisp with lots of fresh lemony wheat, banannas, and yeasty happiness.

Great Bavarian Hef. Really refreshing and the cloves vs. bannanas are nicely in check.

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11-13-2011 21:52:32 | More by brewandbbq
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Hojaminbag

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Floating Rock hefeweizen has a neat label that features a floating black bear. The beer itself looks OK also. Yellow body with a good bit of haze and a large, white head. Retention and lacing are both respectable.

The aroma leans mostly on fruit, with lots of bread in the background. A hint of peppery aroma is in there also.

Floating Rock is a very fruity hefeweizen. Lots of banana that gives the impression of more sweetness than there actually is in this beer. A little bit of bubble gum is in there too, and a small amount of clove comes through as well. Second to the banana is the bread characteristics of the malt, along with some subtle sweetness.

The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, and overall pretty solid for the style.

These notes have been sitting around for a while, but I had this one as my first beer after spending a week in the backcountry in Yosemite, and boy did it taste good (Amazing food and solid beer can be found at the Mobil station on the eastern side of the Tioga Pass). Objectively, however, it is nothing special, and the fruit was a little overpowering.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2011 04:26:03 | More by Hojaminbag
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Floating Rock Hefeweizen from Mammoth Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.