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Mammoth Wild Sierra Mountain Farmhouse Ale
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This beer is a continuation of our quest to produce distinct beers using local indigenous ingredients. Wild Sierra emulates spring in the Sierra with the snow melting out of the forests and giving way to fruity/spicy aromas of the trees with a touch of earthiness from wet soil. Mountain farmhouse style is very alive with active cultures of wild yeast continuously changing the flavor profile. We use Belgian ale yeast, Saison yeast, and wild yeast harvested off of local Piñon Pine needles in the brewing process. Our wild yeast also contains Lactobacillus which lends a refreshing tartness to the beer.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11378) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours pale dishwater gold with a creamy white head. Aroma is very earthy and musty. Med body. Mildly sour. Musty/earthy/fruity/spicy/banana in flavor. Flavors are not intense, but it’s very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6685) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle from Beercafe OL, Walnut Creek. Pours clear blonde with a disappearing white head and a barnyard aroma. There is a lightly sour yeasty fruit flavor with some banana ester and spice. A nice blend of tastes.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
thetmaxx (752) - West Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 3, 2012
On tap at the Mammoth Bluesapalooza. The guy serving it didn’t know what it was, but one sniff and I knew it was a farmhouse with bugs! Aroma has a nice tartness from the lacto. Nice and hazy, the flavor has the grainy wheat with some banana from the hefe yeast. The sourness comes through very well balanced! This is great and at a great price for an event like this!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2012
A hazy yellow colored beer, with a white thick head. The aroma is a little sour, yeast with fruits. The taste of sweet fruits with some sour notes and hints of spices. The aftertaste sweet with sour a very little bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (5901) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Bottle. Clear golden color with white foam. Rye bread, toast, dry spice, multi grain aromas. medium body. Nice spicy rye bread, dry hay, spicy dry yeasty flavors--very good--more Saison than Wild Ale right now

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4476) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Bottle. Medium yellow with a slight haze and a frothy white head. Grainy bread, banana sweetness, Belgian yeast, light fruit, and a touch of tart sourness. The tartness is very light, I’m not sure this would qualify as a sour ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6861) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle. Golden beer with a whitish head. Light grain and light yeasty aroma. Tart and grainy flavor with light frutiiness. Medium bodied. Tart and light grain lingers with light fruitiness and light yeast. Not much lacto, but a bit of tartness.


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