Mammut Pale Ale | Nanoq Beer Greenland

Mammut Pale AleMammut Pale Ale
5 Ratings
Mammut Pale AleMammut Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Nanoq Beer Greenland

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by biboergosum on 05-30-2012

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by leaddog:
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3.23/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance- Pours a light amber with a finger width of bubbly head.

Smell- grains, grass, fruity aromas (dark fruits-cherry, plum) , caramalts

Taste- The dark fruits and caramalts are more predominate followed by slight leafy hops.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with moderate carboation. Pretty smooth.

Overall- For my first beer from Greenland, it wasn't bad. It needs work around the edges to be more reminiscent of an APA. This beer is not anything that would "wow" me but it was good to try nonetheless.

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Photo of biboergosum
3.11/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

500ml bottle. Made in Greenland, a first for the Alberta beer shelves, as far as I know. The ingredient list looks interesting, but it's in Danish, so I'll have to look into that.

This beer pours a crystal clear, light golden amber hue, with two broad fingers of shiny, fluffy, and foamy white head, which leaves a decent cirrus cloud belt of lace around the glass as it duly recedes.

It smells of sweet biscuity malt, floral, perfumed hops, and a softly metallic booze edginess. The taste is grainy, somewhat astringent pale malt, the simmering undertone of alcohol mostly culpable, with some leafy, musky, and perfumed hops doing a strange off-setting dance.

The bubbles are of moderate strength, the body almost equally so, and generally, agreeably smooth. It finishes rather sweet, the grain, neutered booze, and lingering Chanel hops colluding to full effect.

I'm not quite sure what this weirdly foreign (literally and metaphorically) brewery is going for with this one - hefty IPA strength, weak pale ale flavour, augmented by the use of the oddly floral hops, which combine less than fortuitously with the excess ABV in the aforementioned fashion. A curio, beer-wise, and nothing more, IMHO.

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Photo of wordemupg
3.23/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

500ml bottle poured into tulip 2/6/12

A clear bronze with lots of tiny bubbles feeding a thumbs width of foam that has decent retention and leaves a few random patches of lace

S lots of floral hops and caramel malt with a little bready biscuit

T a slight chemical flavor I didn't smell and can't place, some booze but fairly well concealed all things considered. Not offensive but nothing special either

M medium bodied with just a little heat, enough bubbles to give it a slightly creamy feel and a cotton candy aftertaste that comes out of nowhere

O not bad but not that great, drinkable for the strength but has a faint off flavor I can't place

my first beer from Greenland that's for sure, pretty strong for a pale but I felt the booze before I tasted it, I wont be looking for a second bottle but finished this one easily

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Photo of spoony
2.78/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

500 ml bottle into a pint glass.

A-The brew had an amber color with honey and apricot tones. Mine poured with virtually no head and very little visible carbonation.

S-The smell was dominated by a phenolic, chemical note. It was quite sweet and a little off-putting. I didn't get any fruit, floral, hop, or yeast notes.

T-Pretty bland. There was a touch of malt and a hint of apple and floral flavor, but that off-putting chemical quality persists.

M-slightly oily. No carbonation meant that it drank easily, but without much in the way of taste, I took my time finishing my one glass.

O-This came recommended by two guys at the liquor store in Vancouver and I was intrigued by the idea of drinking a beer brewed in Greenland, so perhaps I had unreasonably high hopes, but I found it disappointing all around. Perhaps I got a bad/old bottle.

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Photo of misternebbie
2.27/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 1 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Mammut Pale Ale from Nanoq Beer Greenland
Beer rating: 2.92 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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