Bad Shepherd Mango Splice

Style
Mango Sour
ABV
4.0%

The country’s peak mango season will soon be behind us and while it’s a sad moment for us all, there’s still time. Time to funnel them all down while you can and if you get sick of eating the fruit, there's always craft beer to turn to.

In the case if Bad Shepherd, they've leant heavily into the season and the summer with their Mango Splice Sour Ale that was made with puree, lactose, vanilla and Azzacca hops. As anyone should know, the secret to eating a splice (I did a semester on this at uni) is to get a bit of of both that fruity shell and the ice cream in each and every bite. So it’s safe to say the brewery has certainly delivered a faithful splice, with each sip containing equal measures of mango and sorbet as a lasting tartness plays a balancing act against the sweet vanilla and ripe mango.

Will Ziebell

Published February 9, 2024

Name
Bad Shepherd
Address

386 Reserve Road
Cheltenham
VIC 3192

Phone
(03) 8555 3175
Open Hours

Mon & Tues: 4.30pm onwards
Wed to Thurs: midday to 11pm
Fri & Sat: midday to midnight
Sunday: midday to 8pm

Regular events

Wednesday: 50c wings all evening, with around seven different wing sauces and rubs available.

GABS World Record B
Obsidian 2024

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