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The Astounding She Monster Mango IPA - Spring House Brewing Company

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The Astounding She Monster Mango IPAThe Astounding She Monster Mango IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

212 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our juiciest beer features ripe mango and tropical hop aroma on the nose followed by a mild bitterness from the Citra and Falconer's Flight hops and some alcohol warmth to balance out the sweetness of the fresh mango.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 03-28-2011)
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michaelglenne

New York

1.25/5  rDev -67.3%

07-05-2014 00:44:38 | More by michaelglenne
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fpreh1957

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -54.2%

04-26-2014 01:54:15 | More by fpreh1957
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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -47.6%

08-15-2013 17:10:53 | More by kapkenobi
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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

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Quebec (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -28%

08-01-2013 01:29:11 | More by oldp0rt
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Boxerjay

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

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DarkLordPsycho

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

10-05-2013 06:41:05 | More by DarkLordPsycho
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

05-14-2013 13:35:43 | More by brez8791
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mwz5021

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-22-2013 15:15:49 | More by mwz5021
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

01-15-2014 04:48:46 | More by BARFLYB
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

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Liberatiscioli

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-05-2014 00:52:59 | More by Liberatiscioli
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

3.13/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

$7.75 bomber from Abe's.

Bright amber body with slight chill haze. Plentiful carbonation streams. Three fingers of billowing off-white foam.

Big mango aroma. Comes across as fresh fruit rather than juice.

Extra sweet beginning. Could use a little depth. Plenty of juicy fruit, but the mango seems to be sitting on top of he beer rather than integrated into the beer. Not much bitterness to balance all the fruit.

Mouthfeel is on the wimpy side for an IPA.

Interesting idea, but comes off as just ok at best.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 02:51:05 | More by RonfromJersey
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

04-19-2014 00:24:56 | More by Adkins1203
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

06-26-2014 10:34:15 | More by ejimhof
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JoeyCc0922

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-13-2014 23:32:00 | More by JoeyCc0922
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-10-2014 00:53:50 | More by tedho21
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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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Kevin_Young

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

03-17-2014 13:24:09 | More by Kevin_Young
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steelslug92

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-02-2014 23:52:56 | More by GetTheYayo
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the Spring House Tap Room on 4/8/11. Served in an imperial nonic. This brew appears a muddy color of brown with a light tinge of orange coloration but not much. This brew looks like apricot juice mixed with apple cider. There is no head to speak of, even swirling the glass does nothing. No head, no lace, not even some bubbles hanging around the surface or edges.

The aroma is fruity with a light indication of hops. Quite a malty scent of caramel sweetness for an IPA. The mango incorporation is impossible to miss, it is quite bold and provides most of the aromatic character to the brew. Sadly the hops take a back seat here but for not being what I was hoping for, it still smells good.

The taste is very malt sweet with caramel flavoring. Somewhat fruity with a minor hop inclusion and very fruity from the mango with an extra fruity kick almost like orange rinds. The finish produces more IPA character than the first impression and mid taste, the aftertaste is oily with hoppy resines and grass. As it warms the malt tastes a bit toasted.

This is a full bodied brew that is lightly carbonated, maybe a bit too low on the carb. The contribution of alcohol is minimal and quite hidden for 7%. Easy drinking but misses the mark if you are in the mood for an IPA. Fruit beer yes, IPA not so much.

Serving type: on-tap

04-14-2011 17:46:54 | More by stakem
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap. Has a dark amberish color with a 1 inch head. Smell is kind of mild, hops, touch of mango. Taste is well balanced malts and hops, light bitterness, slight sweetness, really not getting much in the way of mango. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2014 14:46:38 | More by tone77
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap in the Taproom.

A - Pours hazy deep orange with a small half finger tall white head, dissipating down a light film, leaving little to no lace down the glass. Quite dull looking honestly.

S - Smells of lots of mango's, sweet caramel malt, and a dulled earthy hop presence. I understand where he was going with this one but the mango's dominate a little too much.

T - Starts off with a ton of fruity mango up front slowly giving way to a mix of dulled citric hop bite, sweet caramel malt, and a touch of chewy bread at the end. The finish is a mix of sweetness and light chewiness, lingering on the pallet for s short period of time.

M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Sweet, fruity, feel with a slightly chewy finish.

O - I liked this one for what it was. I would like to see the fruit dialed back a bit and the hops to come forward a bit more. It was better than the first time I had it so there is that...

Serving type: on-tap

10-17-2011 23:28:26 | More by orangesol
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

10-21-2013 19:53:50 | More by acurtis
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The Astounding She Monster Mango IPA from Spring House Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.