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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
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Mammoth Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: mhaugo on 08-06-2013)
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3.9/5  rDev -4.6%

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:

08-06-2013 18:13:08 | More by soughtbygod
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

02-28-2014 02:37:55 | More by rbeechan
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4.13/5  rDev +1%

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.

08-06-2013 04:39:36 | More by mhaugo
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-03-2013 20:49:54 | More by sloelco
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

08-18-2013 17:23:17 | More by CesarLopes
Where There's Smoke (Bluesapalooza 2013) from Mammoth Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.