Epic IPA
Mammoth Brewing Company

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From:
Mammoth Brewing Company
 
California, United States
Style:
American IPA
Ranked #3,663
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
82
Ranked #26,332
Avg:
3.63 | pDev: 12.67%
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
162
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 05, 2022
Added:
Feb 06, 2008
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  45
SCORE
82
Good
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Notes: Hiking the John Muir Trail is the experience of a lifetime. From Yosemite Valley to Mt. Whitney, the trk crosses the Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness Areas, a land of glacially carved canyons, granite cliffs, and 14,000 foot peaks. Epic IPA is a refreshing backcountry companion - perfect for your next epic adventure. With a glistening golden color, this West Coast Style IPA boasts Centennial, Idaho 7, and Amarillo hops bursting with flavors of citrus, stone fruit, and pine. A clean and crushable beer to pack in and out of the wilderness.

Malt: Pale 2 Row, Premium Pilsner, Carapils
Hops: Centennial, Idaho 7, Amarillo
60 IBU
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Reviewed by Scotchboy from Idaho

3.27/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Poured from the can with pale/straw clarity; very floral and earthy with a grainy backbone, flowers and resin really push through along with cereal grain. Crisp and clean I guess, but not my favorite. Seems a bit dated, may be an old can?
Jul 05, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by mpenske from California

Apr 26, 2022
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Rated by Gatch from Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
On-tap at the Antler Bar on June Mountain. Delicious, classic west coast IPA that fits the vibe perfectly!
Jan 15, 2022
 
Rated: 3.5 by rare_bird from Michigan

Dec 30, 2021
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Reviewed by RyanK252 from California

3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Can poured into a Mammoth Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours golden straw yellow with a frothy off white head that settles to a light layer and laces very nicely.

S: Slightly grainy crackery malt, resinous pine, zesty citrus, grassy, and light floral notes.

T: Citrus, lemon, grapefruit, and a touch of orange, resinous pine, grassy, super subtle herbal tones, faint fruity notes, passion fruit and apricot, light floral notes, crackery malt, and a bone dry finish.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, crisp and dry.

O: I warmed up to this one more as I went along, but it's still just ok. Credit where it's due, this one checks the classic West Coast IPA boxes, but it still comes off kinda boring. I really wish it had more depth. After a long day hiking it would hit the spot though.
Oct 20, 2021
 
Rated: 3.62 by Mikexw from New York

Nov 06, 2019
 
Rated: 3.42 by DamienArk from Iowa

Jul 29, 2019
 
Rated: 3.81 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Jul 25, 2019
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Reviewed by patre_tim from Thailand

3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Lightly hazy, golden colour with a little champagne carbonation, and 4 fingers of white, rocky head.

Smells of pine, oranges, children's aspirin, burnt sugar and pineapple.

Tastes fairly sweet with hints of creme brulee, pineapple, pine and a dull but pleasant bitterness on the finish.

Medium, syrupy body with moderate to low carbonation.

I got this in Redding where I am drinking it March 5th, 2019. Decent, but hey.
Mar 06, 2019
 
Rated: 3.46 by Pens1967 from Louisiana

Nov 18, 2018
 
Rated: 3.65 by sjones5045 from Pennsylvania

Nov 17, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by mrcraft from California

Sep 24, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by DerwinWentworth from Utah

Jul 31, 2018
 
Rated: 3.19 by Nobbynic from California

May 02, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by dbauer from California

Oct 21, 2017
 
Rated: 3.83 by Keananmichael5 from California

Apr 23, 2017
 
Rated: 3.92 by G_Shoe from California

Apr 06, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by AlvinLin from New York

Dec 22, 2016
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Reviewed by mwilbur from Minnesota

3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Epic IPA (enjoyed on 10/18/16)
Poured on draft into pint glass.
A: Pours a dark amber with 1/2 inch light tan head. (3.75)
S: Pine and citrus hops with moderate honeyed caramel malt. (3.5)
T: Soft pine and citrus (orange with a hint of grapefruit) hops with honey caramel malt. (3.75)
M: Light body. Sweet (malt) and astringent (hops). (3.25)
D: Fairly strong in the malt department for style. Nice drinking otherwise...especially on tap after a hike in Yosemite. (3.5)
Oct 29, 2016
 
Rated: 3.63 by kmoen from California

Oct 22, 2016
 
Rated: 3.93 by rarigney from Washington

Oct 20, 2016
 
Rated: 3.44 by EdTheEdge from California

Sep 13, 2016
 
Rated: 3.87 by Jeremiah_Nelson from California

Aug 21, 2016
 
Rated: 3.64 by BeerMeCJS from California

Jul 10, 2016
 
Rated: 3.28 by Lilmikey1989 from Nevada

Jun 17, 2016
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Rated by CraftBeerRunner from California

3.2/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Meh. MBC, June 2016
Jun 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.28 by jroof1 from Massachusetts

May 22, 2016
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Reviewed by Lingenbrau from Oregon

3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Amber with a white head, smells of grapefruit and pine. Taste definitely lacks from the suggested aroma, and has a big caramelly backbone. Feels a little more full bodied than your typical IPA, but not unpleasant. This isn't a great IPA, but I tend to revisit it from time to time. Cheers!
May 20, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.19/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Comes out almost amber in appearance, small 1/3" head on it. Aroma doesn't pop dry hop wise as much as their pale ale does.

Taste, ok this one hits more bitterness. More crystal malt. A lot of bitterness without a lot of soft lush green hoppy flavors. Mild sweetness of caramel. Mouthfeel thick of malt, caramel again.

I dunno, this just seems like for the most part a brewery that is only there for tourists, other than their barleywine, a lot of the stuff seems pedestrian for the most part. Dirty lines occasionally. But this in a can is nice at least.
May 19, 2016
 
Rated: 3.52 by LXIXME from New Mexico

Apr 30, 2016
 
Rated: 4.09 by Jnila93 from California

Apr 06, 2016
 
Rated: 3.13 by dertyd from California

Mar 20, 2016
 
Rated: 3.25 by twelveinches from Washington

Mar 14, 2016
 
Rated: 3.49 by MathiasO from Sweden

Mar 12, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by Gobzilla from California

Mar 05, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by Marvicsin from California

Jan 24, 2016
 
Rated: 3.47 by kzz from California

Jan 17, 2016
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Reviewed by Maltosefalcons8 from California

4.31/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Got a fresh 6 pack from a local store. This is a very solid IPA. I have been making my own beer for years now and primarily make IPAs. Smell was good, color was good, taste was very pleasing. It is more of a fruity IPA, not piny like a lot of IPA lovers like. Over a very good IPA. I definitely recommend this brew.
Dec 30, 2015
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Rated by GuyCuba from California

2.17/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5
Drinkable, but just barely. Way too hoppy, even for an IPA. Sour taste with undertones of urinal cake. Avoid.
Nov 20, 2015
 
Rated: 3.59 by Teen-o from California

Nov 14, 2015
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