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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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86
very good

243 Ratings
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 9
Gots: 20 | 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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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mango IPA? Are they growing mangos in the Lancaster area now? Wouldn’t have expected that. Not quite the tropical zone there and all.
Very dark off the pour. Almost in brown ale territory. Nose is very much like a mango. The floral and fruity fragrance is there. Flavor carries much of the same. Hops seem to be very earthy and oily in general. Hard to tell with the mango flavor covering things, but that’s what seems to come off. Smooth feel. Easy enough to drink. And an interesting production. Nothing mind blowing, but it’s a nice beer.

RblWthACoz, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of ColdWaffles
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

ColdWaffles, Oct 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

DarkLordPsycho, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of Jimmys
4/5  rDev +5%

Jimmys, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of rolltide8425
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

rolltide8425, Sep 25, 2013
Photo of Dawkins
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Dawkins, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of FrankShirley
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

FrankShirley, Sep 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

dugly2ugly, Sep 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

jiggad369, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of lostandwandering
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

lostandwandering, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of jhartley
3.56/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22 oz. bomber into an over-sized wine glass. Could not find a date on the bottle.

Pours a dark amber color with a nice 1 finger thick white head. Much darker than I expected. I was sure it would be a lighter color. Really love the label art from Spring House and this one is no exception. Would still like to see a visible date and the abv.

Aroma's of dank earthiness, strong malts and assertive hops. Not picking up on any mango in the aroma at first, however after it warms up it starts to come out more.

More of an East Coast style IPA, dark and earthy and assertive on the palate. Would enjoy a little less abrasive hops and more of a fruitiness you would get from a mid-west style IPA, like a Double Trouble. Getting more of a lemony taste, just not getting the mango out of this one at all

Very full mouthfeel lots of hops and malts very little carbonation. Lingering assertive hops on the tip of the tongue. Not picking up on the alcohol at all.

Overall this is a good East Coast IPA. I would really like to have the mango come out more since it is right on the label, because if it wasn't I would not be able to pick it out at all. I guess I was expecting much more than what I got out of it. Still a tasty offering from a fairly local brewery. Lancaster area is just blowing up with some good breweries as of late and that makes me happy. Still one to try whether you can taste the mango or not.
Cheers!

jhartley, Aug 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

garuda, Aug 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Barnsley, Aug 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Houser, Aug 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Snowrs, Aug 21, 2013
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2/5  rDev -47.5%

kapkenobi, Aug 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

jpd7374, Aug 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

wanderlust389, Aug 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

weeare138, Aug 04, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

oldp0rt, Aug 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

jjd315, Jul 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

Shnanign, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of warriorsoul
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Tj's in Paoli.
Golden amber in color with excellent, bright white lacing and decent head retention.
Aroma is a tad faint for what I was expecting, but more of the mango shows up after it warms a little bit.
Taste is very enjoyable. Not a mango punch in the face, but a very solid addition/complement to the style. Spring House has a darker, more malty IPA and this was no exception, but the fruit added a little more sweetness, which I enjoyed because it helped cut down on the bitterness.
Finished very clean. Carbonation spot on and no detection of the alcohol. Very easy drinking here once your palate gets used to the minor sweet aspect of this one.
Very solid execution from Spring House. Looking forward to the day they kick this up a notch.

warriorsoul, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of JMUbrewz
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

JMUbrewz, Jul 21, 2013
The Astounding She Monster Mango IPA from Spring House Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.