Epic IPA | Mammoth Brewing Company

BA SCORE
82
good
235 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mammoth Brewing Company
California, United States
mammothbrewingco.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Halcyondays on 02-06-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
235
Reviews:
85
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
12.95%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
42
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 235 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of pkalix
4.17/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

light, thin on the palate. smells sweet. very easy to drink. someone else said it is "full-bodied"? maybe this is a new recipe with a different label? I like it. it's not the best, but it goes down very nicely, very easily; and at 6.5%, why is that not a great beer?

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Photo of sillyhed8
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Absolut
3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Rather malty for an ipa.

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Photo of Booner818
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tonedef
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nickgiraud
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of polistuta
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

I like my IPAs very hoppy with an above average bitterness on the finish. This beer is as subtle as it gets with the hops. The finish is smooth, which is not what I look for in an IPA (as stated). Very dark in color for an IPA. On first sip, I was thinking the bar poured me a Pale, but the subtle hops on the finish was enough to think otherwise. For IPAs, this one doesnt cut it, which is curious to me because the Brewery is great.

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Photo of kborning
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of hophugger
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of TheJza
1.5/5  rDev -58.7%

Poured from bottle. 6.5%. Pretty weak ipa. I drink ipa's pretty much exclusively. This is one of the poorest ones I've had in a long time. Do not recommend. Has a coffee undertone, almost like a brown. It's doody juice.

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Photo of Mojave_Ted
4.39/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

If you are a mountain guy and have done your outdoor time in the Mammoth area, you will understand this beer. They spice it up with the real no kidding local flora (flowers, herbs, shrubs). So if you've been hiking, mountain biking, climbing, backpacking, fishing, etc., out in the Mammoth area, you smell all that stuff.

Later on when you crack one open, or get a draught from a local joint (WAY AMAZING), it puts you right back in the woods. Very cool connection.

The color is great. The suds/head/foam are good, right up there with the best. It's got some kick (alcohol content). It's a fun beer to drink. 2 pints is good for me.

If you like IPA's and like the forest and all it's wonderful scents, you will get a kick out of this. If you are a strict IPA guy basically want pine tar and heavy alcohol, you won't like this very much.

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Photo of apf
3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hwy395
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of gldnns
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Vlaminck
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jaredkc889
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of indy351
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of KnowYourCraft
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Whitefang
4.5/5  rDev +24%

Photo of Kramerwtmf
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of jmbot4371
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Celtics17
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Pretty basic IPA. The only real character that intrigues me is this slight tea taste. Which at the same time doesn't wow me. It lacks something, and the malt character wins the war over the hops.

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Photo of JDelder
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Adzints7
2.64/5  rDev -27.3%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%

A rather full bodied IPA, reddish in its malt profile but not sweet', just coppery and bigger. The hops come across a bit generic to me, with middle of the road bitterness and alphas. The mouthfeel is nice though, super frothy in texture grabbing up the Pune hop aspect. The carbonation is upbeat too, lightening a sturdy grainy base. I liked the other mammoth beers I had better than their IPA, but it's always nice to drink out of market beers and see what's out there. Probably too big to drink more than a few of, it would definitely get filling.

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Epic IPA from Mammoth Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 235 ratings.
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