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Toppling Goliath / Tree House David - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 7.43%
Wants: 70
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Lionhawk on 05-08-2014

Collaboration with Tree House Brewing. Originally brewed at TG May 2014.

Midwest meets the East Coast! Our friends from Massachusetts "Tree House Brewing Company" embarked on a twenty hour, 1,200 mile journey across the central United States to collaborate with us on this super hop-saturated Double IPA. We merged a grist of Pale and Caramel malts with a very liberal dose of Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops to produce a soft but extremely potent creation. Your nose will be greeted with aromas of bright citrus and tropical fruits before a sip unlocks a flavor much like biting into a ripe juicy orange. A complex bounty of hoppy/fruity flavors continue as a clean citrus bitterness balances things out propelled by tight carbonation and a luxurious mouthfeel. We find "David" to be absolutely delightful. . . the product of our respective brewer's dedication to an uncompromising, delicious product. David is fleeting and ephemeral, so enjoy him fresh with a friend and forget about life for a while.
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Ratings: 162 | Reviews: 12
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A - Straw, hay, yellow haze. Half inch head.
S - Hops! Mosaic and Simcoe, dripping wet. Has a touch of that familiar Simcoe earthy basement with the CItra/Mosaic balancing it incredibly well.
T - Crisp, floral hops with a perfectly balanced pale malt lingering with every hoppy sip. So juicy, nothing but juicy hop goodness here.
M - Juicy, quaffable.
O - The homer in me loves this beer, as we share the same name. I would put this IIPA up against any in the world. Regrettably have not had a chance to try King Sosus which, by many accounts, is the IIPA of 2014. Again, best IIPA I had in 2014.

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Toppling Goliath / Tree House David from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
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