Tropical Mango Pale Ale | St. John Brewers

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Tropical Mango Pale AleTropical Mango Pale Ale

Brewed by:
St. John Brewers
Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Lothar666 on 06-29-2008

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4/5  rDev +37%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +28.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +28.4%

Photo of Barticus
3.97/5  rDev +36%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a bright yellow-gold color with a nice white head. Moderate lacing. Mango/apricot fruit dominates the aroma with a malt backing. Taste is refreshing and makes a great summer beer. Front and mid is apricot as expected. Mouthfeel is disappointing - not enough carbonation or bite. The fruity flavor fades in the finish and transitions to a bland malt with some hop bitterness. Overall a good beer, but could be much better with more carbonation and flavor complexity.

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Photo of vandemonian
4.15/5  rDev +42.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

St. John Tropical Mango Ale is a nice fruit ale with a strong mango flavour. Maybe it's the salty air, but I like it!

A: Yellow colour and an excellent 5 mm head that lasts really well. 4.5

S: Nie mango-y aroma. Yum. 4.5

T: Nice mild grainy base with farily strong mango flavours over the top. The finish is clean with some slight bitterness. 4

M: 4

O: 4

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

4/5  rDev +37%

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2/5  rDev -31.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of metter98
2.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

A: The beer is clear yellow in color (with some orange hues) and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high dense off white head that died down and consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of mangos are present in the nose along with hints of grassy hops.
T: The taste is similar to the smell in that it has some mango flavors but these immediately clash with the hops, which lend grassy flavors and a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The smell of this beer seemed promising but the flavors in the taste clashed almost like when you brush your teeth and then drink orange juice immediately afterwards. The taste could definitely use a better balance.

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Photo of dbrauneis
2.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a crystal clear medium golden orange with light amounts of visible carbonation and just a touch apricot highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy off-white head that quickly reduces to a medium sized patch of very thin film and a slightly more than thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of mango and tropical fruits (pineapple & passionfruit) over the top of a light amount of floral hops.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of grainy malts with some moderate to strong flavors of artificial mango and tropical fruits (pineapple/passionfruit/kiwi) - a little bit like what you get in popsicles. Light amounts of floral hops that impart a light to moderate amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Light to medium bodied with slightly more than moderate amounts of carbonation. Fizzy and slightly thin.

O: A little too artificial in the tropical and mango flavors (something not quite natural about the flavors/sweetness and just a touch of chemical aftertaste). It would probably go down much better if I was sitting on the beach in the Caribbean but in my apartment in NJ maybe not as well.

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3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

Tropical Mango Pale Ale from St. John Brewers
2.92 out of 5 based on 172 ratings.
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