Mean Manalishi Double I.P.A. | Hoppin' Frog Brewery

BA SCORE
85
very good
639 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor
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Mean Manalishi Double I.P.A.Mean Manalishi Double I.P.A.
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery
Ohio, United States
hoppinfrog.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by klewis on 07-03-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
639
Reviews:
368
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
15.12%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
46
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 639 |  Reviews: 368
Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reizorc
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours brilliant garnet tined amber under a thin persistent white foam collar, very fine bubbles.
S: Citrusy resiny hops over malt.
T: Big resiny citrus rind bitterness drives this beer with a distant malt background. The hops are aggressive and well done. The malt is moderately low and is not very complex.
F: Creamy smooth moderately full bodied and moderate carbonation.
O: A big hop driven DIPA.

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Photo of lotgod
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of orangesol
3.52/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kmosk789
3.33/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oldvines
3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmos27
3.34/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MaximumYuks
4.45/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamLand
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ffshore545
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Justinbshelton
3.03/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of jzlyo
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aroma is pine, fruit and an undercurrent of malts. The flavor is citrus, grapefruit, an undercurrent of malts and a dryish and a smooth (for an IIPA) finish.

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Photo of jgunther71
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeff412pgh
3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.17/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a murky dark orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. A foamy lattice of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Tiny particles of sediment are seen suspended in the beer after the pour. Smell is of brown sugar, citrus fruit, and candied citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with sweet citrus fruit, citrus zest, and brown sugar flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice balance between sweet brown sugar and citrus forward hop aspects.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of Mlucifer
4.75/5  rDev +26%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Second to none. My favorite APA so far.

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Photo of JooJooEyeballs
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of remy28
4.17/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Solid beer, obviously a lot of hops and everything that comes with that. I found it to be balanced and drinkable, not everyone feels that way. The hops linger for about an hour on the palate. It is tamer than I thought it would be considering the IBU. In my opinion this is in the top 5 of the DIPA's I have tasted. Would buy again.

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Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of harryhops
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of cjmccahill
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Vcapkmc5
5/5  rDev +32.6%

Photo of kybeerdrinker
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Mean Manalishi Double I.P.A. from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
3.77 out of 5 based on 639 ratings.
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