Mamba | Solibra

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Brewed by:
Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by rab53 on 11-19-2011

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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of misternebbie
3.87/5  rDev +64%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ferret285
4.09/5  rDev +73.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I used to drink this ALL THE TIME at Curly's in Glen Ellyn IL. It is an incredible malted bier and it should be a touch cloudy but not "chunky". Can't find it...wish I could.

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Photo of gardner254
2.4/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Sellen
2.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of hoptician
2.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of woolihoo
3.25/5  rDev +37.7%

Photo of BrewClint
2.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of 6demonbag
2.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of rab53
2.22/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Picked this up at Rt59 Beverage in West Nyack, NY several years ago and consumed shortly aferwards. Shiny gold bomber with a big crocodile on the label. Never had a beer from Africa, so the novelty factor was huge.

No idea how old this one was, but it poured a murky deep golden yellow. Halfway through the pour, several amorphous dark brown blobs plopped into the glass. I could only assume these were ancient yeast rafts. Small fizzy white head. Smelled like a typical malt liquor, but with a little funkiness in the background. Taste was light on grain with a moderate alcohol presence. There was also a significant musty/cobweb sort of flavor pervading the finish. Decent lightly effervescent mouthfeel.

Had a difficult time finishing this one, which I attribute to travel from Africa, unknown age and storage conditions. If I ever came across something similar, I'd try it in a heartbeat, though I wouldn't expect too much.

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Mamba from Solibra
2.36 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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