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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

225 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 225
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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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
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-29-2014 01:22:42 | More by Bdel34
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fpreh1957

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -54.3%

04-26-2014 01:54:15 | More by fpreh1957
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -1.3%

A - Just shy of a finger's worth of plush light khaki colored audibly fizzy head... Limited retention gives way to a mostly full veil of lace and a slight collar... The color is a deep dark resiny amber... A limited number of slightly sluggish carbonation bubbles rise throughout...

S - The nose is much more delicate than I had anticipated... First up are a moderately potent citrusy hop goodness... Next comes the sweet mango just as if I had cut into one... There is a solid malt base that lingers beneath the surface... First is the slightly sweet caramel followed by rich doughy notes...

T - The mango sweetness never materializes on the palate... Instead your hit with a fairly potent array of hoppiness... First is strong pungent pine notes... Next are some floral notes... There is a mild citrus presence that is buried way beneath the surface... The malty balance alluded to on the nose is also MIA... There is also a slight medicinal presence on the finish... Not bad by any means, just not what I was expected...

M - On the fuller side of medium bodied... A slight bit of crisp bubbly carbonation... Perhaps a bit thin... Dry and slightly astringent throughout...

D - Not a great American IPA... Not a bad American IPA... This one is situated somewhere squarely in the middle... My largest complaint is that other than the aroma, the mango alluded to in the name of the brew is mostly missing in action... The end result is an average to slightly above average American IPA and the craft beer world is loaded with those...

04-26-2014 01:07:35 | More by philbe311
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MattyPods

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +9.7%

At first I did not believe I would enjoy this brew but to my surprise it was very delicious. I really enjoyed the taste. It was not too fruity or too heavy. It was not as bitter as I thought so it was a little easier to drink. When the percentage of alcohol read 7.7% how could I resist? I had two.

04-25-2014 00:31:36 | More by MattyPods
The Astounding She Monster Mango IPA from Spring House Brewing Company
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