Moon Dance Mango Wheat – Old Yale Brewing (Chilliwack, BC, Canada)

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Moon Dance Mango Wheat – Old Yale Brewing, 5.0% ABV, 650ml., (Chilliwack, BC, Canada) (*local BC craft brew*)

-Is this brew any different from their mango wheat Outta Wack that I reviewed back in 2014? Let’s see…

printed on the front-right label:

“Each batch of Moon Dance Mango Wheat is made with 900 fresh, ripe mangoes. And, the very smooth texture lets the mango flavour shine through. Try a Moon Dance with your favourite seafood dish.”

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  • Style: (mango) Flavoured Wheat Ale
  • Taste: Crisp sour rough wheat malt mild mango
  • Where I got it : BC Liquor Stores
  • How much: $6.40 – 650ml., October 2015
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: no

Visual: Pours bright luminescent cloudy yellow with a very small dissipating head, ringed retention, clusters of slow streams.

Nose: sour funk, light fart, mango juice (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: tingly-crisp-biting, incoming fruity

Mid-palate: medium sour-tangy, (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) wheat malt, light funk,
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Finish: lingering mild sour roughness, dry wheat malt, mild mango exhale, bready finish.

Summary: Mostly sour wheat malt from with just a flash of basic mango favour and it’s overtaken by more wheat malt. From what I remember their other mango wheat ale (likely discontinued) Outta Whack, made with mango puree, tasted better. Skip this.