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Founders Barrel Aged Main Guy Mango - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Barrel Aged Main Guy Mango
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86
very good

18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 14.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TCmichigan on 10-02-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 18 | Reviews: 3
Photo of brutusmuktuk
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I had this on tap at Founder’s back when it was out. Pours an orange, mango color with a slight orange head. Has a sweet mango flavor that I enjoyed, though also some undertones of scotch. I’m surprised this is an IPA, as it doesn’t have the hops I have come to expect from the style.

Photo of kylelenk
4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had multiple times at the taproom in a snifter.

A-Nice golden body that has little no head that dissipates into a nice white slick on top.

S-Very intense tropical fruit notes that are mixed with a slight oakiness. You don't really pick up much of an alcohol/bourbon burn through inhaling. Very muted hop profile that takes a backseat to the mango.

T-Very balanced between Mango and a complimented barrel character. The mango is sweat but not too over powering. The same goes for the barrel character that reveals only a slight alcoholic burn on the way down.

M-Light bodied carbonation allows this to be a very creamy drink.

O-In my opinion, one of the more solid offerings from Founders in 2013.

Photo of TCmichigan
3.44/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

I would guess this counts as an IPA. It's a standard version of the Main Guy Mango, but barrel-aged for a year. I had it this past weekend at Founder's in GR.

The appearance was a cloudy, yet golden, orange.

It smelled like a watered-down 7 & 7, but with a potent mango fruity-ness to it.

Taste was that of a mango left in the sun too long, not bad, but not in its prime. It was a sweet, sticky taste that stuck with you even after the boozy kick came at the end, where the barrel-aged taste of alcohol came to bite you.

Overall, it wasn't a terrible pour, but it wouldn't be something I drank a full pint of.

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Founders Barrel Aged Main Guy Mango from Founders Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.