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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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An ode to the Owens Valley and the Highway 395 corridor, this Double IPA is distinctly bolder than out Epic IPA and celebrates the aromas of wild local fresh hops, sage, and juniper.


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2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bwa5879 (706) - Portage, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2012
22oz bottle from valley beverage, Sherman oaks, CA. Deep mahogany/amber pour. Head was offwhite, dense, and an inch high. Smells like chocolate, gin, and freshly fried French fries, malty overall. Fairly well balanced flavor, leaning toward malt rather than hops. Caramel malt, bitter pine taste. Not nearly as special as the scent. Finish is sweet and dry, Chardonnay-like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerGreenDC (392) - - NOV 29, 2014
On draft. No particular aroma, which is a surprised. Flavor starts with sage but the juniper dominates everything at the finish. Hard to ID hop flavors beyond tart citrus, but they’re obvz there. Weird but fun.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3124) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Reddish but clear pour from 22oz bomber from bine and vine. White head, thin ring. Smell is gingerbread, cookie, and sweetness. Sweet and sugary, honey, slightly fruity. This doesn’t seem at all like an IPA to me, but it is tasty, not sure what i would categorize it as otherwise. Rating based on taste/aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6107) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2014
"sage and/or juniper have their place in beers, but i think they make this beer a bit of an unbalanced mess, and take away from the otherwise great hop profile of this beer. Good body, but there’s too much dueling for your attention. I actually liked the milder epic ipa much better. 11/09 had a couple more times...not my favorite, but it’s growing on me"

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - AUG 25, 2014
22oz bottle purchased at Craft Wine-n-Beer in Reno
Clear dark golden with a big off-white head, good lacing. Aroma is juniper and floral. Taste is floral, dusty, juniper and sweet malts
Not a fan

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Defreni (2649) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Fad og flaske: Først taster siden flaske. Duften er tydelig lyng på den ufede måde. Smagen er næsten udrikkelig og den blev til et drainpour som flaske. Helt klart den mest skuffende øl i Mammoths lineup.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3297) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12 oz bottle purchased as a single at the Lodgepole general store in Sequoia National Park. The pour is clear golden dark copper with a one inch well formed light tan head. The aroma is caramel malt, sweet resin and pine hop. The taste is sap pine, sweet, almost honey with caramel toasted malt and some alcohol warmth in the back. Herbal menthol thing happening as it warmed. The palate is medium bodied with a slick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Dry bitter hot finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Espo1 (35) - - MAY 9, 2014
Very floral IPA. Need to like Juniper and Coriander to enjoy this one. A lot of citrus up front after warm. Overall very tasty and balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jazz88 (2564) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Thanks to Mar Mar for bringing this up from Mammoth. A brownish copper color with a lush tan head. A semi-sweet, pine, floral and juniper aroma that was quite nice. It is smooth with a balanced bitterness.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (523) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Slightly hazy amber color. Sage and hops blend for the smell. Nice bitter but controlled back by the sage. Palette left with hop sage aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thirstyman (4) - Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS - JAN 17, 2014 does not count
Bottle at the brewery. No hops in this batch (according to the server), but the juniper berries give it a prominent piney hopped flavor. Alcohol well-hidden. Nice carbonation. Long herbal finish.


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