Amra Mango IPA | DESTIHL Brewery

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Amra Mango IPAAmra Mango IPA
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3.82/5
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115 Ratings
Amra Mango IPAAmra Mango IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DESTIHL Brewery
Illinois, United States
destihl.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
‘Amra’, which is Sanskrit for Mango, intertwines fruity hop characters of a west coast-style IPA with the fruitiness of juicy juicy mangos, resulting in an elaborate and psychedelic tapestry of flavors that were absolutely destined for each other in this beer. Cheers!

Added by gatornation on 10-04-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,499
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
115
pDev:
8.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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3
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Ratings: 115 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of PJCarnell
3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jay25mac
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CanConPhilly
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amra - Destihl
Mango IPA - 7% abv
Canned 12/27/17 (47 days ago)
Purchased for $2.69 at Monde Market

L - 1 finger offwhite head atop a shimmering orange body.

S - Mango, grass, some booze.

T - All mango sweetness at first. Bitterness follows, but it’s mild. Noticeably sour with each sip. Grassy/dirty middle. Finishes sweet like candy.

F - medium-full syrupy body with low carb.

O - I wish they had carried through with the “West Coast IPA” on the label. There isn’t enough bitterness here to balance the sweetness of the fruit and malts. That being said, I’m enjoying each sip of this.

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Photo of Smcavoy
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very nice mango/hop aroma. The mango pairs really well with the hops. Definitely west coast style. Not too bitter, smooth finish with lots of mango and earthy hops. Would drink again, probably deserves at least a 4/5

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Photo of DAS30
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A thanks to the commander of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some fruits. Taste is oranges, malts, hints of mango, mild bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is decent, but nothing special.

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Photo of IckyT2012
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tommy5
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fatty_Mccracken
4.56/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Danmullens1
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Riding the mango train today. This one a West Coast Style IPA from DESTIHL out of a 12oz can dated 7/17/17. Clean pour with an inviting mango nose. Taste is classic West Coast with a stone fruit kicker. Good stuff, DESTIHL. I'd drink more if this.

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Photo of BeerBeast
3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigred89
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blackop555
3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy Amber. Medium, foamy, off Whitehead the last shortly with light lacing.

Smells bready Malt, fruity, floral, Mango, Tropical and citrus

Taste tropical, mango, grapefruit, Orange Peel, bready malt, floral and light pepper. Finish a semi dry floral linger. Medium body and creamy medium carbonation.

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Photo of BigMike
3.42/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrDemento456
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ctomino
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JLaw55
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a twelve ounce can, this is a lightly hazy gold colored brew with a towering white head. The aroma is fruity and flowery, thick with spicy hops. The taste is at once both bitter and sweet, malty, and intense. Not a fan of fruit beers, this one is not overly fruity...it is, however, delicious. Full in body, hoppy, bitter, and interesting. Light fruit throughout, and flavorful.

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Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 6/1/2017. Pours fairly hazy/cloudy deep golden/amber color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big juicy mangoes, tangerine, peach, pear, apricot, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, honey, toasted bread, herbal, woody, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops, mangoes, and bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big juicy mangoes, tangerine, peach, pear, apricot, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, honey, toasted bread, herbal, woody, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of mangoes, tangerine, peach, pear, apricot, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, lemon/orange peel, pepper, pine, honey, toasted bread, herbal, wood, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops, mangoes, and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/bready/sticky, and slightly resinous balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol for 7%. Overall this is a delicious fruited IPA. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops, mangoes, and bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the modestly bitter/drying finish. Very juicy tasting on both hops and fruit; with a nice malty backbone, without being overly sweet. A very Midwest-style IPA. The Simcoe/Glacier hop profile works perfectly with the mangos. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of garymuchow
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Fruit in aroma is mostly from fruity hops. The mango is more in the mix and blended. Other hops are more herbal and weedy. There is also an earthy quality. Light pale malt and no specific sweetness.
Kinda' cloudy and closer to yellow than amber. Sticky, lacy off-white head.
More fruit in the taste with a stronger fruit character mixed in. A mixed presentation of hops with elements noted in the aroma, but with a different mix and presentation. Notable bitterness streak that is not too much but certainly noticable - and it mixes with the hop flavors nicely. Strong on earthy and herbal, certainly on the lingering when it is stronger than the fruit. Mango is really blended rather than dominant, which is kinda' nice. A touch of sweetness shows in time and it's kinda' nice, but the herbal hops and bitterness are still prominent.
Full moderate feel and nicely carbonated.

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Photo of russpowell
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent amber with a thumb of cream colored head. Great head retention & lacing

S: Light breadyness & mango, all kind of mute as this warms

T: Breadyness, grassyness, dryness & light tangerine up front. Orange peel, dryness, bready sweetness as this warms. Finishes dry, citrussy with a whiff of mango

MF: Medium body, restrained carbonation & great balance

Drinks easy, a nice IPA

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Photo of Stofko1992
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Amra Mango IPA from DESTIHL Brewery
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 115 ratings