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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

229 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 5
Gots: 18 | 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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larryarms847

Illinois

3.86/5  rDev +0.8%

Obtained through a trade with Afroman, thanks duder! Pours a dark orange-amber with a frothy off-white head.

Smells of fermented fruit, with slight whiffs of cantaloupe, accompanied by a nice hoppy bitterness.

I was hoping for more cantaloupe here, but the taste of the fermentation came through stronger than any scent of fresh cantaloupe could balance so I was a little let down, but still tasty don't get me wrong!

Felt like a mouthful of cantaloupe that has been sitting at 80 degrees under a mattress in a jar would taste like after 2 months, not that great, but the flavor character makes up for it.

Overall a mediocre IPA, but very glad to get a chance to try it. I'll have to travel east sometime and make a stop at the brewery to taste it fresh as I'm sure that could have something to do with it.

06-09-2014 23:57:19 | More by larryarms847
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-08-2014 17:50:24 | More by sludgegnome
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.7%

06-07-2014 01:11:31 | More by Marty91
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bcgeiman

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-05-2014 18:09:15 | More by bcgeiman
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -9.1%

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.

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

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-31-2014 02:11:01 | More by mctizzz
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-30-2014 21:09:50 | More by Durandal_777
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-30-2014 19:31:00 | More by BMart
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micropale

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-30-2014 15:31:20 | More by micropale
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oldmankoch

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-23-2014 00:40:01 | More by oldmankoch
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-21-2014 15:27:33 | More by JeffTheJuice
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-21-2014 13:08:23 | More by InspectorBob
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-19-2014 14:50:10 | More by Shandycan
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +0.5%

Bomber > Tulip Glass

A - Hazy dark red, burgundy color with one finger of foamy off white head, no lacing.
S - The aroma flourishes once this thing warms up, lots of ripe mango, some toasted bread, a little hint of alcohol, some really herbal traces in it too.
T - Again the mango flavor shines once it reaches lukewarm temperatures, but while initially there, it gets buried under this massive malt attack. Almost nutty, its kind of a roasted malt, but unfortunately it doesnt let the mango be the star for more than the initial taste. Some earthy hop bites do stand up to the malt, but nothing significant.
M - Very chewy in texture, leaves the palate on the bitter dry side.
O - Spring house can have a real winner, if they change around the hops, and do an overhaul on the malt. If anything I'd actually call this an Imperial Red Ale. The color is wrong, and for the most part the malt dominates the hops. Though I was glad to have gotten this beer.

05-18-2014 05:34:25 | More by Omnium
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WuBByG999

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.5%

05-18-2014 03:19:32 | More by WuBByG999
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-17-2014 23:16:32 | More by JohneHoodlum
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kwa357

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-17-2014 01:19:12 | More by kwa357
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

05-12-2014 23:46:26 | More by JohnK17
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-12-2014 13:25:57 | More by ToadiesForCody
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-12-2014 01:58:13 | More by twenty5
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-09-2014 21:11:42 | More by BTK
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MarkDubbya

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

05-09-2014 16:29:09 | More by MarkDubbya
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ezperkins2

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-06-2014 18:21:24 | More by ezperkins2
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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

05-02-2014 23:52:56 | More by GetTheYayo
The Astounding She Monster Mango IPA from Spring House Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.