Longtime Oregon brewery and pub chain, McMenamins is readying the release of its first beer in its limited edition Canned Seasonal IPA Series. Packaged in 16 oz. cans, the first release will take place on Friday, March 24th with Captain Neon’s Mango Double IPA.
Brewed out at its Edgefield Brewery, Captain Neon’s Mango Double IPA is brewed and dry-hopped with Amarillo, Citra, Mosaic and Chinook hops, along with over 650 pounds of mango puree from Oregon Fruit Products. The IPA is described as offering a powerful medley of bold and tropical fruit scents elevate this double IPA, and remind you that warmer weather is just around the corner.
Captain Neon’s Mango Double IPA will only be available in 16 oz. cans sold exclusively at the company’s Oregon retail locations until it runs out as this is a one time brew. One such place is McMenamins 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop located at 2290 NW Thurman Street in Portland. The beer is priced at $4.25 a 16 oz. can or $16.00 a four pack.
Captain Neon’s Mango Double IPA
This hazy, orange ale is a hoppy concoction brewed and dry-hopped with Amarillo, Citra, Mosaic, and Chinook hops and over 650 pounds of mango puree from Oregon Fruit Products. A powerful medley of bold tropical fruit scents and flavors elevate this Double India Pale to a higher plane.
Malts: 2-Row, Wheat, Rolled Oats, Acidulated
Hops: Simcoe, Citra, Chinook, Mosaic
Calories: 366 Carbohydrates: 32.5
OG: 1.086 TG: 1.015 ABV: 9.16 IBU: 65 SRM: 5
In the coming months be on the lookout for Alienator IPA (releasing May 1, in time for the 18th annual UFO Festival) and Sunflower IPA (releasing July 1).
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.