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Mango Weizen - Northwest Brewing Company

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Mango WeizenMango Weizen

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BA SCORE
78
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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 18.21%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Northwest Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: froghop on 08-27-2008)
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Photo of Fatehunter
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Pours a finger of head on a clear straw colored body.
The aroma is mango and strawberry. Nice.
The taste starts as a contrast to the smell: watery wheat with some mild bitterness, mild sweet takes over in the middle to end. Finishes with a strawberry sweetness.
The texture is fizzy with a lighter body and moderate carbonation.
The smell and taste counter each other and are difficult to reconcile. Still, it tastes good, though on the sweeter (fruit) side.

Fatehunter, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of getkrunkhoe
2.72/5  rDev -18.8%

getkrunkhoe, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of jakewatt135
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

jakewatt135, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of stript
3/5  rDev -10.4%

stript, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of BrewtalHonesty
3/5  rDev -10.4%

BrewtalHonesty, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of vulgora
2.56/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

at $4 A 22oz i had high hopes but this wasn't much of money well spent.
there was barleey any mango , i mean it was so subtle you only tasted a trace in the aftertaste.

the mouthfeel was ok it wasnt too thin , the pour was a orange almost amber color ,
i didnt taste much wheat , which is sad because it seems shock top has more wheat in it and thats an A-B product .

i am really disappointing by northwest brewing company , i could have bought a pyramid or portland brewing for almost half the price and had twice the flavor .

this should be 1.99 tops its tastes so rushed and over priced
i will probably never buy another $4 beer again .

vulgora, May 25, 2014
Photo of tastymug
3.25/5  rDev -3%

tastymug, May 24, 2014
Photo of foxyaardvark27
4/5  rDev +19.4%

foxyaardvark27, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of KlayWey
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

KlayWey, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of mactrail
3.43/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Quite mango flavored, and after it warms up the last sips are just plain mango nectar fruity. A little sharp fruity zing to the stuff. Not as fragrant you you might wish for.

This pours a hazy medium amber color in the pint shaker. It starts out with a decent spritziness in the mouth but trails off. A very modest head. Overall, it has a rather silky mouthfeel with that tropical soda tanginess.

A pleasant quaff and the fruit flavor is among the better I've had in this American wheat style, but it suffers from the simple taste and less than adequate sudsiness.. On tap at Empire Ale House in Mt. Vernon.

mactrail, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of Zach122
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Zach122, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of hishoosh
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

hishoosh, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

NickThePyro, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of LXIXME
3/5  rDev -10.4%

LXIXME, May 17, 2013
Photo of jessicapreuss
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

jessicapreuss, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of Lazaro
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Lazaro, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of n2185
3.46/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy yellow brown with a finger of white head that fades into a foamy ring with little lacing.

S: Sweet breads and tart fruit notes dominate with aromas of bubblegum and mango int he background.

T: Hearty bread flavors dominate with a touch of bitterness. Mixed in are spicy yeast flavors and subtle mango notes.

M: Mid-light body with highish carbonation, this beer is just a little too heavy to be crisp and refreshing, but still feels pleasant.

O: A decent beer overall. Nothing special, but tasty and refreshing.

n2185, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of JarMills
4/5  rDev +19.4%

JarMills, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.55/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a hazy medium orange amber. Half finger white head dissipates rapidly to a tiny ring of bubbles around the glass. Aroma of wheat, bready malt and a bit of light fruit, not readily identifiable as mango, but pleasant. Flavor is light wheat and caramel malt with light, tart lemon citrus and fruit juice from the mango. Finish starts quite tart, then transforms into a light, surprisingly caramel aftertaste. A bit unbalanced as if it's not sure whether to be a tart Berlinerweisse or a weizen. Flavor is fairly subdued. Needs more balance and intense flavor, but holds together as a decent pale wheat with an interesting fruit component. Light bodied and the carbonation did not last throughout drinking the glass, lowering the mouthfeel rating.

LiquidAmber, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of seanthornton152
3/5  rDev -10.4%

seanthornton152, Apr 08, 2012
Photo of flagmantho
3.58/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 22oz bomber into a weizen glass.

Appearance: slightly hazy orange hue with a great effervescence and three fingers of frothy ivory foam. Nice!

Smell: light wheaty aroma with a light, pleasing fruitiness which is not readily identifiable as mango. Not bad.

Taste: pretty solid malty flavor with a dash of wheat and a very light dose of that nondescript fruitiness. The flavor is actually quite earthy. Not bad, but not very mango-ey.

Mouthfeel: medium to medium-light body with a great level of carbonation and a good creaminess. I like it.

Overall: this beer isn't bad, but it doesn't really impress me, either. I would have liked a bit more fruitiness, based on the beer's name.

flagmantho, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of shelby415
3/5  rDev -10.4%

shelby415, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of bespin15
3/5  rDev -10.4%

bespin15, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of twelveinches
3/5  rDev -10.4%

twelveinches, Dec 26, 2011
Photo of Docer
2.65/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: (3.5)
- Lightly cloudy orange glowing brew. Fizzy finger of head that has left a thin fizzy blanket on top. Can't really tell what the yeast is trying to do here. Almost like one of those extract homebrews I have made where it just keeps fizzing.

Smell: (3.0)
- Little wheat, a slight funky touch. Some bready yeast notes, and a fruity mango character. Smells quite zesty and wheaty.. overall just average though. Can't get past the slight funkiness.

Taste: (2.5)
- This brew is slightly off. Huge tart aceto things going on. Zesty bitter lemon peel, grassy wheat, and a thin malt base. Very odd brew, and not all that tasty. Perhaps I will have to find a different bottle or tap pour sometime. I know this wasn't even distributed down here until recently, so I know the bottle can't be that old. Not the light-struck type of flavors either.

Mouth Feel: (2.5)
- Overall very carbonated, and almost too much so in an aceto kind of way. Thin, slightly dry, and puckering. Overall the weird flavors kind of throw off the feel.

Overall: (2.5)
- Guessing this bottle is just funky. I am not too impressed with this beer as it seems much like a so-so homebrew. I will have to give it another try maybe. We'll see. Otherwise, I would pass on it unless you see it freshly tapped somewhere.

Docer, Aug 19, 2011
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Mango Weizen from Northwest Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.