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Founders Mango Magnifico - Founders Brewing Company

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1,045 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,045
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 17.45%
Wants: 47
Gots: 164 | FT: 35
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 07-19-2013)
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pirmannt1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10%

08-21-2013 22:53:22 | More by pirmannt1
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mixed_master7

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

08-21-2013 22:02:33 | More by mixed_master7
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Soloveitchik

New York

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-21-2013 19:53:07 | More by Soloveitchik
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a golden yellow color and a clear texture. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Fair lacing.

S: A very sweet and fruity aroma (the mango), with hints of malt as well.

T: Tasted of mango (a pretty good amount of it), light malt, and a good shot of habanero pepper in the finish. Certainly not your typical flavor. An interesting combo of sweet and hot. It's jarring at first, but grows on you after a while.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a fiery finish, courtesy of the habaneros. Finish is a bit on the harsh side. Medium-bodied.

O: Undoubtedly, this beer will not please everyone (what beer does?), but it's certainly worth a shot if you want to try something different.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 17:24:29 | More by avalon07
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-21-2013 17:09:42 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Okisailor

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

08-21-2013 15:16:04 | More by Okisailor
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pale tangerine-gold color with good clarity. The head plays small, but lacing is decorative.

Tropical fruitiness with a hoppy kind of flair. I get that this aspect of the nose comes from the mango additions, but it's on the dry-side, like Citra hops would offer. Mostly pale, but a souped-up pale with American malts and dormant yeast. Notes of apricot flesh and hints of canned pineapple come to mind. Some light syrupy notes included.

Medium-sweet mango fruit with notes of apricot and golden raspberry up-front, with a distinguishable citric heat of habanero pepper that begins mid-palate and swells to spicy late. Finishes with a piquant tingle for forever. Hops are inadmissable, but there's some shining bitterness. The heat of habanero pepper is macho, but manageable. Very fruity and flavors of canning syrup are apparent, but the capsaicin spells relief from what would've been a too-sweet beer. Excellent beer.

Drinks surprisingly on the lighter side. Syrupy flavors doesn't translate to a syrupy feel. Carbonation does just enough for you not to want to quit on this beer. Alcohol is prominent, but short of distracting. It's done big, for sure.

I love a good beer with a spice element. Mango flavor is delicious without being nectary or, at all, fake. Habanero saves this one. Magnifique.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 15:12:39 | More by thecheapies
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CB_Crowe

Vermont

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-21-2013 13:54:54 | More by CB_Crowe
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-21-2013 12:19:27 | More by GABrew
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drewone

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-21-2013 05:25:41 | More by drewone
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closisinthehouse

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

08-21-2013 04:25:07 | More by closisinthehouse
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TheLevi4000

New York

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-21-2013 02:40:14 | More by TheLevi4000
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TheBeerTruck

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

08-21-2013 01:28:16 | More by TheBeerTruck
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djtomain

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-21-2013 00:00:34 | More by djtomain
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Mango Magnifico (10% ABV) - on tap at Founders Brewing Co.

Clear amber with a decent head and lacing.
The light and fruity aroma does not prepare one for the powerful taste and somewhat hot feel, although it does remind me of a fruity liqueur. Starts very sweet but this diminishes. A huge mango note dominates mid-taste, eventually fading to the tropical fruit + bread aftertaste. Notable heat from the chilis seem to exaggerate the harshness from the high ABV. With the chili peppers, the ABV feels even higher than 10%. Nonetheless, there's a nice smoothness underneath.

O: interesting, enjoyable and not challenging, although if you are very sensitive to chili peppers burn you may disagree. I suspect it would improve with aging.

Serving type: on-tap

08-20-2013 23:35:59 | More by chinchill
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Swik

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3%

08-20-2013 21:53:27 | More by Swik
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huskermike12

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

08-20-2013 20:23:14 | More by huskermike12
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akang

California

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

08-20-2013 20:11:52 | More by akang
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JoshuaWagy

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-20-2013 18:15:23 | More by JoshuaWagy
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dannyhead

Florida

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-20-2013 15:48:28 | More by dannyhead
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wiltznucs

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-20-2013 13:43:45 | More by wiltznucs
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SWChi

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-20-2013 12:43:11 | More by SWChi
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Fattmatt73

Georgia

3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Actually had this beer on consecutive nights, first in a bomber bottle, then on tap. To my surprise it was much more enjoyable from the bottle. Out of the bottle it had a near mango color( a little darker). Nice two finger head that dissipated fairly quickly. A lot of mango on the nose. Initial taste was strong with mango fruit and sweetness that finished with a significant habanero burn. Medium body that was overall very enjoyable, normally I would not enjoy a beer this sweet, but the pepper burn balances it out nicely.

On tap this beer is a very different animal. Appearance is pretty much the same, there is no mango on the nose. Initial taste is very sweet, yet with no mango flavor and there is no burn on the end. It still balances enough for me to enjoy it much more than most beers this sweet. Ok on tap, much better from a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 05:04:42 | More by Fattmatt73
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Jade

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-20-2013 04:07:02 | More by Jade
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -10%

08-20-2013 04:04:52 | More by harpus
Founders Mango Magnifico from Founders Brewing Company
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