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

BA SCORE
85
very good
640 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:
640
Reviews:
369
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
15.16%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
46
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 640 |  Reviews: 369
Photo of SortaAmbivalent
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Czequershuus
4.34/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a rich amber with an average head. The aroma is not particularly vibrant, composed of some caramel, pine, mango, and orange peel. The flavor is excellently bitter, with lots of pine, resin, orange peel, grapefruit peel, mango, pineapple, guava, passionfruit and a hint of caramel. The bitterness is very prominent, in a good way. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a very dry finish. Overall this is a beer I very much enjoy. Often double IPAs are too sweet for my palate, but this works very well - the hgih bitterness blansk out any sweetness, leaving just a touch of caramel richness.

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Photo of CBrodbeck
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OKCNittany
4.32/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chrismattlin
4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
2.62/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Copper orange with a large eggshell colored head.

Stinky, dank, and pungent cat pee comes off the nose with some overripe peach and orange rind trying to bring it back into the culinary realm.

There are maybe some supporting toffee notes, but hops dominate, taking no prisoners with burnt pine resin and a touch of grapefruit candy far in the background.

Powerfully bitter and dry, Mean Manalishi is taking the West coast style IPA to the extreme.

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Photo of Jsonta
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BINGEBOT
3.44/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sweffin
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of martinmontano50
4.94/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great IPA, very strong, but great balance!

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Photo of hozersr
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mkmarth
3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LionHeart88
4.76/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Hop heavy. Not very balanced but still delicious.

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Photo of SINKTIPS_N_SUDS
4.19/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reizorc
4.16/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +13%
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 -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of orangesol
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kmosk789
3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oldvines
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmos27
3.34/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MaximumYuks
4.45/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Mean Manalishi Double I.P.A. from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
3.76 out of 5 based on 640 ratings.
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