Tango Delta Tangerine IPA - Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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Tango Delta Tangerine IPA
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
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Horny Goat Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: jhartley on 07-23-2014

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Ratings: 34 | Reviews: 11
Photo of Hayden34
4.33/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is the 4th or 5th beer I've had from Horny Goat Brewing Co and I will say this is the first one that I've actually enjoyed! I was actually surprised at how good this beer is.

Photo of Bearshawks85
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good Beer, think this is underrated based on breweries previous beers.

Photo of thebigredone
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not sure how to feel about this one.

The taste certainly lives up to the description, there is a candy like tangerines juice sweetness that takes center stage, with a bit of malt shining through and a slightly bitter happiness playing in the background.

This is certainly delicious as is, but I would prefer a bit more balance. Not sure I'd buy this, but I wouldn't turn down a free one.

Photo of beerthulhu
3.24/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

- Tangerine IPA with tangerine juice added. 16oz. can served in a spiegelau ipa glass.

A: Nectarine orange, good clarity with a vibrant rush of carbonation. Soapy one inch head, decent retention rate leaving soapy splatter marks on the vessel.

S: Freshly sliced tangerine and fresh grapefruit juice are first on the nose. Wet nature with a decent amount of awarness that is more breakfast juice then real hop aromas.

T: Tart flavor, grapefruit juice, sour tangerines peel. Lingering pine and grapefruit hopping with some sweet, sugary malt syrup glimpses.

M: Fizzy light bodied, tart breakfast juice like hold.

O: Honestly don't know how i feel about the addition of the tangerine juice, i know horny goat's M.O. is all about the odd aspect (i.e. brownie stout), but the flavor is more grapefruit breakfast juice, then from traditional hopping. Reminds me of a shandy or radler, that would fair better poolside on a hot summer day when you do not want to be weighed down by a traditional beer. While i consider this another one of their gimmicky beers, this is by far the best i sampled from them and if you treat it like a radler/shandy, then it will serve you well.

Photo of CakeTruck
4.83/5  rDev +35.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is currently my favorite beer.

Photo of stomioka
4.5/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is under rated beer. It can compete with Sculpin Grapefruit. Pleasant smell of tangelin, citrus, orange, along with taste of little bitterness from the hops with mild sweetness of orange and tangerine. Really enjoyable. My rating is usually within the normal range, but not sure why this is under rated here.

Photo of BatManuel
2.59/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Was expecting a little more from this one.

Photo of alcast65
2.78/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I was expecting more flavor of tangerine. Not to hoppy.

Photo of FitgerFanatic
2.75/5  rDev -23%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Citrus flavor just threw it all off... Eh

Photo of Trifecta1
3.71/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Amber, nice billowing head when poured; however, doesn't retain for long. Wish it was around longer.

S - Tangerines, citrus hops, sugar, malt, biscuits, allspice.

T - Tangerine juice adds a nice citric sweetness, and with the spice, earth, and citrus flavors of the hops it almost tricks me into thinking it's a maltbomb, in a good way. Well balanced, tasty, enjoyable. However, this beer doesn't scream "IPA". More like tangerine pale ale.

F - Syrupy and rich. Well-carbonated, brings it back to nice drinkability.

O - Enjoyable beer from Horny Goat. Never thought I'd say that. At 6.99 for a 4-pack of pint cans, this is a very affordable fruited hoppy beer, and a decent place to start a beer noob on IPAs.

Photo of JuicesFlowing
2.38/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: A crystal clear light cooper colored body holds up a surprisingly thick cream colored head. Light watery lacing sticks to the glass.

Aroma: Sprucey pine, tangerine, earthy hops.

Taste: A lot of syrupy sweet tangerine to begin, then faint pine and hops.

Mouthfeel: Syrupy.

Overall: It seems like the tangerine is sticky sweet and overpowers the hop element.

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Tango Delta Tangerine IPA from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.