Double Nut Brown
Mammoth Brewing Company

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Porter - American
Ranked #746
Ranked #31,842
3.78 | pDev: 12.43%
Mammoth Brewing Company
California, United States
Very Good
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Reviews by rawfish:
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rawfish from California

3.46/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Apr 04, 2015
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dertyd from California

3.4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mar 26, 2016
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mdaschaf from Indiana

3.48/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Morgan for this one!

A: Pours a deep brown color with a nice 1.5 finger off-white head. Nice retention leaving behind a pretty thick cap on top. Nice lacing.

A: Some toffee and caramel, roast malt and nuts. There is a little bit of chocolate as well.

T: Mostly roasted malt with some cocoa.Very light nutty flavor, much lighter than the aroma led on. Some faint piney hops as well.

M: Light to medium bodied, a little thinner than most porters.

O: A solid beer, hard to say if it is a kicked up brown or a porter, but either way it was good.

Jun 13, 2012
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MikeMilanoDesign from California

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Aug 29, 2014
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mikechance from California

3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I’m really impressed with this beer. I’m not a big nut brown beer fan because they seem to lack any distinctive characteristics. Basically it’s a boring beer style. This beer is one on the exceptions for me. It starts off with a darker almost porter like color and foam. The smell is filled with lots of malt, coffee and chocolate flavors. It taste very good, again it’s almost a chocolate porter with a little bitterness at the end. A great beer once the leaves start to fall and the television is filled with college football.

Jul 26, 2011
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WizzardOfHops from California

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

May 22, 2013
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Gobzilla from California

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 05, 2016
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mhurter from Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Sep 13, 2012
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bceagles39 from Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft at Gastropub 775 in Reno, NV on July 26 2011.

Pours a deep mahogany color with a rich tan head,

Smells strongly of coffee beans and sweetness. Massive aroma.

Taste essentially as it smells, or mild slightly sweetened coffee beans. A little too coffee-like. Obviously quite nutty.

Not bitter or too drying; not a session beer, good for coffee lovers.

Aug 01, 2011
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notchucknorris from California

3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Mahogany color with a big sandy colored head.

S: A pretty big roasted malt aroma along with some nice nuttiness.

T: I picked up some chocolate, hazelnut and coffee. The mouthfeel was a little bit thin for me. This wasn't the best brow I've ever had, but I definitely enjoyed it. Worth a try.

Jul 29, 2011
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mbmyers3 from California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Dec 31, 2011
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bierdeflanders from California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Feb 10, 2014
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pants678 from California

3.52/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown with white foam.

Light roast coffee.

Blind I would've guessed a touch of lactose. Almost no bite, not much sticks out. Touch of cocoa powder, roasted malt. Beer without flaws but nothing particularly exciting.

Pretty smooth.

Aug 04, 2019
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trubeernick from California

3.25/5  rDev -14%

Feb 22, 2014
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EricCioe from Montana

3.55/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to my neighbor Andrew for picking this up for me on a swing through California.

This pours medium deep brown with a big eggshell head rising and falling and leaving some lace. On the nose there is a huge nut component to go along with some chocolate and a bit of pine and caramel. I'm not sure I've had a nuttier nut brown. They're a little too far forward for my tastes, and I wish there was more surrounding them. In the mouth the chocolate is a little more assertive, but it's still a nut show. The chocolate and hops combine for a two-faced bitterness. The body is medium, exactly as expected given the style and abv.

Overall, this is a decent if unbalanced brew. A little tweaking and this would be better for me.

Jan 15, 2012
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jeff1973 from California

3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aug 09, 2015
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tbone1384 from Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Nov 11, 2012
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SHODriver from North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: pours a deep brown, nearly black with a little bit of light transmission with a finger of off white head
S: smells of chocolate and a little coffee
T: cocoa powdery chocolate with some nice coffee notes and a bit of nuttyness. Nutty aftertaste with a bit of hop bitterness in the finish
M: medium body with soft to medium carbonation
O: A nice and tasty beer with good flavors

May 27, 2012
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Jugs_McGhee from Oklahoma

3.35/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a hefeweissbier glass in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live.

A: Pours a four finger head of nice tan colour, lovely cream lacing, great thickness, and good retention. Colour is a solid black.

Sm: Cream, caramel, and very light roast. I don't detect any nuts, which is surprising. A fairly strong aroma.

T: Nuts, cream, heavy caramel, and light roast. Sort of an English brown ale meets a tame rauchbier. Simple but agreeable. Well built and well balanced.

Mf: Smooth and wet, and nicely thick. Suits the flavours generally.

Dr: Very drinkable for a brown ale, but surprisingly devoid of nutty notes. I'd like to try it on draught. As is, it's not horribly impressive. Where's the complexity?

Nov 01, 2011
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jmccraney from Washington

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Dec 19, 2012
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crob3888 from California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Feb 04, 2015
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Beer21 from Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Feb 11, 2013
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KevSal from California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

Jun 21, 2012
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XmnwildX12 from Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Nov 05, 2014
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fox227 from California

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mar 08, 2015
Double Nut Brown from Mammoth Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 261 ratings