Founders Mango Magnifico | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Mango MagnificoFounders Mango Magnifico
BA SCORE
51.9%
Liked This Beer
3.59 w/ 1,538 ratings
Founders Mango MagnificoFounders Mango Magnifico
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 07-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,332
Reviews:
290
Ratings:
1,538
Liked:
798
Avg:
3.59/5
pDev:
17.55%
Alströms:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
280
Trade:
32
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.64/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SimplyJason
3.17/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zorro
3.3/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Chill hazed orange amber colored ale with a small off-white colored head.

Smells very fruity smells a lot like tutti fruity candy. Habanero is detected as a faint itching in the nose. Doesn't smells like mango though, just fruity.

Starts out sweet with a fruity pepper taste. Warming in the chest but hard to tell if it is the habanero or the considerable alcohol content. Tastes of fruit and pepper, if you have had dried mango with Chile powder on it you know what this tastes like. This gets hotter as you drink it, but the heat is felt in the chest and not the mouth.

Mouthfeel is OK.

Overall this is a good Chile beer but a weird beer in itself. If you want a Mexican candy flavored beer this is the one you are looking for.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap as of this date at Vermont Tap House, Williston, VT. Anyways, well, here’s the rest. Poured into a snifter, the appearance was a glossy burnt orange to red color with a bar pour’s kind of slim white head that quickly dissipated. Lacing seemed fairly messy and all over the place. The smell started off with the sweet mango, some light grapefruit and then some the habanero. Damn, that’s light. I don’t mind that for me, not sure what others think. The taste was mainly the same with the habanero spice really sliding in underneath. Slight sweet mango aftertaste. Dry finish. On the palate, this one leans towards a medium body, almost a tad light, but good sessionability with the habeneros leaning back and not spicing things up too much. Carbonation feels good. Overall, as a fruit beer (mango, that is), I’d say it works and with Founders adding in that subtle habanero to spice things up just a tad, hey, well, all I have to say, why not, try for yourself!

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Photo of KnappStout
2.11/5  rDev -41.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Czequershuus
4.28/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I am reviewing this one with a little age on it - under a year, but not by much. The beer pours a slightly cloudy neon orange with a minimal head. The aroma is dominated by fresh and preserved mango, as well as some peach hard candy. The flavor is sweet, but definitely not cloying, with loads of mango, as well as hints of stone fruit, apricot, nectarine, and peach, and then on the swallow the pepper heat comes through, perfectly cutting thropugh the sticky mango finish. The mouthfeel is rich, not quite full, but quite sticky. Overall this is a damn fine beer - I know it got a lot of negative press when first released, but I must say I am digging this - glad I found it a 20% off.

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Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.12/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jmd88
3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kdivers
3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kalosjakar
3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ruzzal
4.3/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I bought on clearance expecting a train wreck after KOS and Project Pam. Very good, unique, spicy and well done.

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Photo of tprinzing
4.21/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I really like this one! Both the smell and the taste are pretty substantial mango. The habanero is just a hint as described. The taste really reminds me of my favorite salsa which is Mikey V's Sweet Ghost Pepper Sauce, made in Georgetown TX.

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Photo of avisong
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rammed96
4.53/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SebastianMandeville
3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of npala86
3.41/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smi69
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mitch3114
2.97/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Too much in my opinion. Overly sweet and mango overpowers this brew. Hard to finish my serving.

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Photo of CPAles
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mexi_locobarrel
2.15/5  rDev -40.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Long story short just about the worst beer I've ever ! Had in my life! The end.

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Photo of Azpittil57
3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaketaz
2.99/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of brpendergast85
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BigIslandfarmer
2.63/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jera1350
3.8/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Founders Mango Magnifico from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 51.9% out of 100 with 1,538 ratings
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