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Mango Hefeweizen | Garage Brewing Co.

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Mango HefeweizenMango Hefeweizen

Brewed by:
Garage Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by StoutSnob40 on 02-03-2014

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4.56/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of dvmin98
4.46/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very subtle mango flavor. Blends well with the wheat in the hefe. Easy drinker. Will be amazing during the hot and steamy NC summers. Have to admit, though, its much better on tap than in the bottle.

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Photo of Fievel
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Stone flute. Pours a hazy orange straw, the color of apricot or peach juice, with a thin white head that dissipates to patches, light lacing. Aroma of mango, apricot, light bready wheat. Flavor of bready malt and yeast, fresh mango, hints of biscuit and lemon. Finishes with more fresh mango and a hint of clove. Good medium body and carbonation. A nice fruit flavored hefeweizen. The fresh mango taste dominates the wheat, which is still substantial enough to support and moderate the mango flavor. Very well balanced and enjoyable. I'm impressed.

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Photo of T_Hass
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vermilcj
4.07/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of notchucknorris
3.37/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours absolutely beautiful. Hazed pale golden color with a thin bone white head.

S: These guys are brand new down here, but this smells skunked for some reason. Open air truck on the way to the bottleshop? I have no idea how it could have happened. Beyond the skunk, there's definitely potential. Some mint and mango with just a touch of wheat. But that skunk, tho.

T: Sort of a thin wheat blanket over a touch of mango, lemon and a kind of overlying hue of skunk. God damn. This beer definitely has potential, but I'd love to try it without it being light struck.

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4.11/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really pleasant fruity taste plus a wheaty German flavor. Hazy golden yellow in the big New Belgium snifter with an abundant foam. Very aromatic with mango.

The mango flavor is fresh and clean, and tastes just like mango. This is less sweet than many Hefeweizens. This is a yeasty brew with just a hint of bitterness. Light and sudsy, an ideal quaff. This is one of the better fruit-flavored beers I've had, and rather more flavorful than the usual pale American Wheat that is often thin and sharp when doctored with fruit. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Mega Liquor in Hemet, Calif.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.64/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Date Bottled 4/8/15.

Pours a murky light whitish-orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of wheat, grain, mango, mango juice, and mango puree aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, grain, mango juice, and semi ripe mango flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with really fresh and vibrant mango characteristics that make this one tasty and quite refreshing.

Serving type: bottle.

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3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Reema
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Serving type: on tap at the restaurant/brewery

Pours a cloudy pale yellow. Smells of mango juice, light bread, and sweet mango purée. Taste reflects the smell, though the strong mango aspects found in the smell are very weak in the taste. The base hefeweizen is slightly bready. The feel is thicker than most hefeweizens that, in my opinion, doesn't work well with the mango scents and tastes. Overall this is a good beer with an interestingly mango forward scent/ taste but the scents are much better.

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3.68/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fox227
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutSnob40
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

man this might be the best mango beer i have ever had, really sensational. its a tad old in the bottle, but the time has obviously helped it. this is so carbonated and alive and also dry, but still very pungently and distinctly mango, its amazing. it almost presents itself more as a wit than a hefe, paler washed out hay colored rather than dense yellow, still hazy, but softer. the head is over two inches high, i almost have trouble controlling it on the pour. holds well. it smells and tastes amazing, just a little tart in there from the yeast with the tropical fruit, the mango is ripe and bright, obviously mango, not a generic sweetness like it often manifests itself as. the yeast has a nice spice along with a more mild classic banana aspect, which i think really helps it be distinctive and interesting, and its certainly that. so flavorful, quenching and refreshing, but also really unique and intriguing. how did they get all this mango character in here and have the beer be so dry, it seems to me all the sugar here is fermented out, but the mango remains. honts of orange and lemon too. splendid really. never heard of these guys before this one, but all who tasted this with me were equally impressed. one of the best twists on the old school hefeweizen i have ever seen. this is amazing summer beer!

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3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.13/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Mango Hefeweizen from Garage Brewing Co.
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