Friday, August 9, 2013

Mammoth Brewing Company Epic IPA

Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.

Tonight’s featured beer is Mammoth Brewing Company Epic IPA. I visited Yosemite the weekend after the 4th of July and picked up a few Mammoth Brewing Company beers that I had yet to try (or review).  Most of their beers don’t make it to the Bay Area so I was happy to see such an excellent selection of their beers. This is the second of the string of reviews.

From the Mammoth Brewing Company website: “Hopped at two pounds per barrel, our IPA unites a strong malt flavor with a wonderfully intense aromatic finish. A favorite among the staff at the brewery so make sure you can get your hands on it before they do!”
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours a dark copper color with a nice tan head and nice lacing.
Aroma: Pine, grapefruit, grassy and earthy.
Taste: Pine, citrus and grassy hops balanced well with caramel malts.
Overall: I bought a six pack of Mammoth Brewing Company Epic IPA and only one made it home for pictures/review.  At 6.5% ABV I enjoyed knocking a couple back per night while camping and I’d most certainly pick some up next time I see it.  Now it is time to plan another visit to Yosemite and this time over to Mammoth Brewing Company.


Mark Harvey

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