Carpe Brewem Imperial Mango IPA | Empyrean Brewing Company

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Carpe Brewem Imperial Mango IPACarpe Brewem Imperial Mango IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Empyrean Brewing Company
Nebraska, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ripe with aromas of mango and tropical fruits
followed by layered flavors of bright hop
bitterness, warm alcohol and sweet mango that
becomes stronger as it warms in your glass.

17.0 OG
90 IBU

Malts: Pale 2-Row, Munich and Carared
Hops: Sincoe, Citra and Cascade
Flavoring: natural mango extract

Added by LambicPentameter on 06-11-2014

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 71
Reviews by jaydoc:
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed on tap. Poured into an IPA glass.
Pours a copper color with a slightly off-white and creamy head that leaves lots of spotty lacing.
The aroma is quite nice: tropical fruits and citrus and a hint of cracker and sweetness below.
A very tasty beer. Mango, peach and orange up front with a middle hit of sweetness and a finishing, pithy bitter bite. Mango is even more forward as the beer warms a touch.
Mouthfeel is medium and a touch sticky.
Overall, a really good beer that makes you want to go back for more after each sip.

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Photo of Beaver13
3.36/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, best by June. Pours hazy reddish gold with a medium creamy off white head that retains well and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is lots of sweet sugary mangoes.

The flavor is some cardboard malt with some sugary mango and bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, lots of mango in the aroma but the flavor is not well balanced together.

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Photo of mastershake4413
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best beer to have out on the deck. If allowed to warm up a bit, the mango and tropical fruits make their way through with a wonderful grapefruit finish.

Mango isn't over powering, just enough to make this an awesome summer ipa

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of nuebs
3.53/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Vonerichs
3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bold and hazy orange. Good head with spotty lacing.

Pretty malty aroma. Not much hops in the nose. I was hoping for some tropical fruit but got stiffed. Grainy. Crackers. Light pine.

The mango is more noticeable in the taste, but only in the finish. Nice and fruity. Balanced and more sweet than butter.

Smooth, low carbonation.

Very good, but a let down with the aromatics and depth of the mango.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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4.64/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Could have used more sweetness, more mango aroma

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4.48/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.36/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of JustineSintek
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of bigbeers84
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of SammySamuelson
4.91/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

exceptional beer

mango is subtle but present, creates a buttery mouthfeel

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4.16/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of MaillardRx
4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.95/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of SadMachine
4.11/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ultrasrs
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Carpe Brewem Imperial Mango IPA from Empyrean Brewing Company
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