I.C. Light Mango | Pittsburgh Brewing Co.

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I.C. Light MangoI.C. Light Mango
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pittsburgh Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by WVbeergeek on 07-02-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
58
Avg:
2.39
pDev:
57.32%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 58
Reviews by righthereisay:
Photo of righthereisay
3.15/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

First of all, WTF??? I purchased this out of intrigue. Iron City? A Mango beer? It's like a penguin in the Carribean, a a Cleveland team winning a championship, a Hot girl who drinks rare stouts...DOES NOT COMPUTE.

Anyways, I purchased since I basically had to figure out what they were thinking. Iron City? The Steeler beer? Mango?

Anyways, it smelled like Mango candy. All mango, no beer. Same with the taste. Less sugary than a wine cooler, but not by much.

At least it tastes better than Iron City/IC light. HOWEVER, I would never drink this beer at a Steeler game, as I may get killed. I will stick to the IC / IC light for Steeler games, and probably never purchase this again.

Mouthfeel isn't too bad, and it goes down quick. You really could throw these down all day at the beach, so I won't be too rough them. It is what it is.

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Photo of GameOfBeers
2.32/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of danthehopslamman
2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of Itsjustbad
3/5  rDev +25.5%

Photo of TTripp725
3/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TimoP
2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of WVbeergeek
1.5/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Pretty horrible concept let's compete with Miller Chill and Bud Light Llme with IC Light Mango. Pours a fizzy yellow pale golden color with a bright white fizzy head, fine specks of lacing left behind. Aroma is a candy citrus/tropical mango starburst mix of fruit. Not much else going on then artificial aromatics. Flavor fades from a fruit soda to a light lifeless beer, pretty interesting mix of how desperate these guys are. Mouthfeel is fizzy highly carbonated pretty much unoffensive. Overall I'm disappointed in Iron City as a whole and this is just one more step toward the inevitable fate they have in the future.

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Photo of tallfellapgh
4/5  rDev +67.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

light taste with good but not overpowering hints of mango

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Photo of rhoadsrage
2.75/5  rDev +15.1%

(Served in a strange)

A- 3 This beer pours a crystal clear hue of straw yellow with a pale white head of big bubbles that is soon gone but supported by a racing carbonation.

S- 3 The dry aroma of mango jolly ranchers is all the comes through although it remains soft.

T- 3 The light dry mango flavor is ripe with a soft dry candy and powdery flavor in the finish.

M- 2.5 The medium mouthfeel has a spicy soda pop fizz that cuts any flavor and cleans the finish.

O- 2.5 The soft mango note is nice but that is all there is and it is more like soda pop that beer.

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Photo of tdm168
3/5  rDev +25.5%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.29/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

My senior manager brought a 4pck from PA. It was 95F with high humidity today with real feel being 103F.....this tasted awesome. It poured a golden clear with initial white head that eventually dissapated leaving no lace. The scent was mango. The taste was light beer with mango flavoring....bordering a shandy. The Mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's decent and great on warmer days

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Photo of Sheva
3.25/5  rDev +36%

Photo of Griggsy
2.5/5  rDev +4.6%

Photo of ALLISON01
1.25/5  rDev -47.7%

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.75/5  rDev +56.9%

Photo of rdub
2/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of pogoowner
2/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of tvghost
2.55/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Thorpe429
1.27/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Thanks to Tedwarhc for this bottle. Served in a tulip.

Pours a bright, bright light apricot color with loads of visible carbonation. Big fizzy white head comes and goes super-quickly, but leaves a touch of lacing on the sides of the glass, and there's a thin collar. The nose brings lots of sugar plus a bit of mango. The flavor is way overly sweet and cloying with a dash of mango. Prickly carbonation and it is sickly sweet. Avoid.

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Photo of IPAchris
2.75/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of woodychandler
3.22/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

I have been curious to try this for a while and when I saw it in the cooler at Pizza Boy in Enola as a single, I snapped it up. I have always been more of an Arn man than an IC Light drinker, but curiosity was too much to overcome. Today has been a humid one and I imagine that this will taste good just as a light, refreshing drink.

My pour netted me two foamy fingers of bone-white head whose fluffiness reminded me of meringue. Color was a very pale-yellow with NE-quality clarity and loads of CO2 bubbles in evidence. The color was somewhat bothersome as I have had micturations that were darker. Nose smelled like mango, which was nice. Mango, with its deep pink fleshy fruit and its earthy flavor always reminds me of something else that is very pleasant. Say no more. The mouthfeel was watery, but effervescent and definitely tasted of mango. Mango wango tango! Finish was cool and refreshing, just what I needed after the heat of the day. I probably would not want a whole bunch and the fact that they are only bottling it reduces the chances of it filling a cooler. If they were to begin CANning this, I might CANsider it for the cooler.

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Photo of outoffocus
2/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of Rojada1988
2.75/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of OWSLEY069
1.88/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours a clean pale yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, sugary and fruity. In the taste, small Czech hops and sugary fruity dry to sweet to dry. A sugary bite and light bodied mouthfeel, with a dry pils like aftertaste. Different for sure, too sweet and I cannot understand the mango. It's Pittsburgh, not the beach.

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Photo of 57md
2.83/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.75

Drank the pale straw liquid straight out of the clear bottle. Even through the small opening, I could smell the essence of mango. This offering also tastes like mango but it also borders on being soda with some alcohol mixed into it.

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I.C. Light Mango from Pittsburgh Brewing Co.
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