Mago Tago | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
tiredhands.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Progressively hopped with the all-mighty Simcoe. Conditioned on heaps of fresh mango.

Added by BARFLYB on 03-18-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
265
Reviews:
38
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
143
Gots:
9
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 265 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of Raziel313
4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
4.02/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of razorsdescent
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mendvicdog
3.48/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GDawgs34
4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nosavingsaccount
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gotti311
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Vegetal fruitiness, pungent hop bitterness. Clean, long finish. Dry, earthy, not much sweetness. This is good, but I'm looking for a touch more sweetness.

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Photo of atrocity
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Chris24tian
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhlosito75
4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smakawhat
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a growler, chilled well and opened less than 3 hours from being tapped into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Bright brassy, very clear and nearly straw colored. Lemon bright yellow body, almost lager adjunct looking, but with a nice amount of pin head carbonation rising slowly in clumps and chunks through the middle. Head is very little retention and makes barely a finger of white bleach presence. Settles to a soapy bubbled collar rather shortly.

Excellent hop aroma. Citrus but with candy like oils, and perfume aromas. Orange and mint, lemon and passion fruit like qualities, tropical and juicy to go along with it. Smells almost like those powdered lemon candy drops with perhaps a touch of tropical mango added in with them as well that starts to take over. Fantastic aroma.

Palate comes with a big impressive controlled hop flavor. Juicy front, almost bursting on first sip. Flavors of mango and tropical notes take off but with a very candy sweetness follows as well. Juicy finish takes it from there as well, but leaves just a little bit of lacking malt oomph to carry and make it take off. fruity finish with very little bitterness, but an almost sucrose like Belgian character that comes off like a bit of bubbled champagne Chardonnay like grape quality but far sweeter. Weird oily finish, and aroma seems to bring out a weird dominant candy like smell that takes over.

This is really impressive, but it's also just a bit far too sweet strangely for my tastes. If that was dialed down and given just a little more body this has the making of something really impressive.

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Photo of jbaker67
4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cjm5344
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rjp217
4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of philbe311
3.91/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PA-Michigander
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ultimate
3.94/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tonyjenlasc
4.55/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap @ Monks Café in Philly
Poured into a pint glass.

HUGE mango on the nose. Some underlining dankness from the simcoe. The taste follows. Mango, sweet orange, dank, pine, and a little hit of bitterness on the back end. An extremely good tasting IPA. No hint what-so-ever of the 7.8%. Tired Hands continues to impress.

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Photo of Wtc11
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sirsteve42
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of micropale
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fredmugs
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SkiBum22
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tvghost
3.67/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mago Tago from Tired Hands Brewing Company
4.2 out of 5 based on 265 ratings.
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