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High Country Pilsner ("Golden Trout Pilsner") - Mammoth Brewing Company

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High Country Pilsner ("Golden Trout Pilsner")High Country Pilsner ("Golden Trout Pilsner")

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BA SCORE
76
okay

44 Ratings
THE BROS
50
awful

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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 18.83%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mammoth Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
aka Mammoth Golden Trout Pilsner

Golden Trout Pilsner: Crisp and refreshing as a high Sierra stream, High Country Pilsner/ Golden Trout Pilsner combines a light malty body with a floral hop finish. Pilsner malt, Vienna malt, and noble hops make this a beer of exceptional flavor.

(Beer added by: ChainGangGuy on 03-23-2008)
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Brohal, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

B_B, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

Honeybourne, Jul 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

the_encinitan, Jul 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

waddellc2, Jun 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

2GOOFY, Apr 06, 2014
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1/5  rDev -69.1%

vma, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

irthesteve, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

Sarmartay, Sep 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

fredmugs, Sep 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

2beerdogs, Aug 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Wow. The Bro's straight doing this like a 50/50 bar. Raul ain't pumped, but it's not like he's going to take one bite and throw his Popsicle on the ground for the sun to eat the rest.

Raul drank it and he'd have another; but he won't tap a keg of it for his gramama's birthday.

Peace!

RaulMondesi, Jul 05, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a crystal clear golden color with a slight orange tinge. White, half finger head. Sub-par retention. Spotty lacing.

Smell - Aroma consists of grain, with touches of honey, caramel and a floral hop character.

Taste - Moderate notes of grain and honey upfront while hops come across lightly, as floral with a minor grassy bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium in body, with moderate, somewhat lively carbonation. Nice crispness. Goes down easy.

Overall - A fair to good pilsner. Flavors are there, but don't necessarily hit the mark quite where they should. I don't know that I'd buy it again, but I have no problem with drinking this, and on a hot summer day, who knows? Without better options, I'd give this another swing.

TheSixthRing, Mar 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

dertyd, Mar 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +23.5%

Beer21, Feb 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

DrunkinYogi, Jan 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

sloelco, Dec 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

t0rin0, Oct 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +23.5%

kmt314, Aug 27, 2012
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3.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Mammoth probably has a stronger presence in my area than many here, so I've tried their beers on more than one occasion as the better alternative or to mix it up some. In most cases I'm pleased, though never wowed.

I feel like the Bros' review of this one is a bit harsh. While the Golden Trout Pilsener isn't by any means phenominal, it's a quietly tasty offering that's easy to take down by the mug on a casual summer night. There's a solid head with retention per usual, smooth mouthfeel with a little brothiness on the tongue it seems and a very mild hop character. I'd like the beer to be more crisp though.

I also get the feeling from reading these other reviews that it's not very good out of the can or bottle. I've only had this one on tap and it's been alright.

TheRealBigC, Jul 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

CelticAleMan, Jul 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +23.5%

outlaw1323, Jun 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +23.5%

bbeegz, Jun 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

nightwing002, Feb 21, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

TrojanWheels, Jan 18, 2012
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High Country Pilsner ("Golden Trout Pilsner") from Mammoth Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.