KBC Mango Pale Ale
Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #2,783
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
80
Ranked #45,672
Avg:
3.32 | pDev: 19.58%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
22
From:
Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
 
Maine, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
80
Good
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LMO1190 from Florida

2.64/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This beer have a big fake mango smell. It also comes out in the taste. It is overly sweet. Light maltiness. Sticky sugar bout feel.


Overall this beer sucks for me because I have had way, way , way , way , way much better mango pale ales!!!!!!!!!

Aug 13, 2016
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vabeerguy from Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a nonic glass. A hard pour created a large head. First thing I noticed was a strong fruity smell. Overall not a bad beer. Given its low cost, I am tempted to buy it again.

Jul 30, 2016
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UPMD_Bill from Maryland

3.05/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Strong mango tropical smell. Taste is light beer with strong mango flavoring almost bordering on artificial. Not much going on with yeast or hops - really only the one flavor. Light carbonated feel good for hot day. Not offensive but nothing remarkable either.

Jun 26, 2016
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jngrizzaffi from Texas

3.51/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear copper color with a 2 finger width foamy head that mostly dissipates. Retention and lacing are both good, though. Has a strong mango aroma. No denying that. Sweet and pleasing, but that is all you get. Taste is mainly the same. A hint of crackery malts up front with a little bit of bitterness, followed by a strong, sweet mango taste. A little too much in my opinion. Light bodied with moderate to heavy carbonation.

Jun 15, 2016
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got2 from District of Columbia

3.87/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Got to admit that KBC's Mango Pale Ale surprised me. Typically I don't think of KBC beers as particularly good–they're not Old Milwaukee bad, but nothing to write home about.

I might have to revisit that view because their Mango Pale Ale is pretty decent. Out the bottle it has an appealing golden color, with a hint of the scent of mango.

Mild carbonation, with an very forward taste of mangos, and a clean finish. Surprisingly refreshing and probably a great beer on a hot day though what's most important is that it feels like a real beer, and not a novelty.

Jun 12, 2016
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mactrail from Washington

3.04/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Attractive golden brew with a splash of suds that don't last more than a few seconds. Light, light body. Totally overwhelmed by the weird perfumey smell. If you say this is mango, then I guess that's what it is. It's more of a Kool Aid sort of taste. A little sweetness. There's a faint bitter ending.

I would stay away from this unless you like crazy flavors, as it's not really offensive. KBC is a regular Trader Joes brand. Since the label says "Kennebunkport Brewing Co." and Portland, Maine, I would think it's brewed by Shipyard, which owns Federal Jack's etc.. From the 12 oz bottle purchased at TJs.

Jun 09, 2016
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jmasher85 from Maryland

3.4/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not too shabby for a light, fruity, refreshing summer option for those who like shandies, radlers, and the like. Nice amber color with a bit of lacing, this beer has a crisp, thin texture with medium carbonation. The nose is a bit too far into Jolly Rancher territory, but the flavor is a nice mix of mango, apricot, and passionfruit. Has a clean, dissipating finish with no bitterness that, on a hot summer day, leaves you wanting more and is easily poundable. Totally nice, unobjectionable warm weather treat!

Jun 05, 2016
KBC Mango Pale Ale from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 22 ratings