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Where There's Smoke (Bluesapalooza 2013) - Mammoth Brewing Company

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Where There's Smoke (Bluesapalooza 2013)Where There's Smoke (Bluesapalooza 2013)

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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 4.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mammoth Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mhaugo on 08-06-2013)
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Reviews by soughtbygod:
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3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

When I poured it the color was a golden tan:

The foam was thick big bubble almost like a stout but white not tan or off white

The nose, wow: smoke chiles, kind of a chipotle heavy smoke and heavy like black pepper, I was a little worried to drink it at this point

The taste: whoa, it was like a firestone DBA, then you only got subtle smoke and pepper on the back end, not something I would want to drink everyday, but none the less a really unique beer that’s worth a try:

soughtbygod, Aug 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

RBassSFHOPit2ME, Mar 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

rbeechan, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of mhaugo
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 ounce bomber decanted into a curved imperial pint glass.
Appearance: Deep bronze with a thin beige head that disappears quickly.
Smell: Sweet, bready malt with hot chilies in the background. A bit of smoke lingers around the edges of the glass.
Taste: Typical amber, with the suggestion of hanging out around a campsite barbeque. The rye is a nice addition. There isn’t really isn’t any chili heat, but definitely a mild chili flavor. The smoke is very maturely restrained.
Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium carbonation. A kiss of warmth from the aforementioned heat.
Overall: Mammoth Brewing does a different beer every year to celebrate the incredible Bluesapalooza “Blues and Brews” festival in Mammoth Lakes. I was a little concerned when I heard that this year’s offering was a “smoke and chili” ale, but I have to admit that I’m rather impressed. This would be an easy beer to overdo, but somehow they kept a level hand and avoided a screw up. The chilies are present, but not hot. The smoke is there, but not overpowering. And all of that over a pretty interesting malt bill (rye, Crystal, Honey, Munich, and Beech Wood smoked malt). I don’t know that I’d want to drink a bunch of them, but for a “one-off”, this is really nice. Great move from one of the most underrated breweries out there. Well done, guys.

mhaugo, Aug 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

sloelco, Nov 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

CesarLopes, Aug 18, 2013
Where There's Smoke (Bluesapalooza 2013) from Mammoth Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.