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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

Golden Nugget IPAGolden Nugget IPA

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310 Ratings
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Ratings: 310
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.93%


Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This spectacularly golden, medium bodied IPA was crafted from a winning combination of Golden Promise malt and Nugget hops.

Fall in love with the big hop aroma of our Golden Nugget as it mingles with fragrances of citrus and evergreen, followed by a floral sweetness. Tropical fruit flavors entice your taste buds before immediately captivating you with a bold, hop forward taste and a pleasant bitterness that lingers in the finish.

56 IBU

(Beer added by: AmericanGothic on 06-06-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-18-2014 23:41:30 | More by DersOne
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served slightly chilled

A - pours a clear amber, thin layer of pure white head, a good amount of lacing

S - pineapple, lemon, cracker

T - pineapple juice, followed by a piney bitterness, with a bit of a crisp cracker backbone

M - smooth, well-carbonated

O - another excellent offering from TG, would love to have this regularly

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 21:30:39 | More by ncketchum
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jwc215

Wisconsin

4.51/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear golden with a patchy head. Trailing lace sticks.

The smell is of robust, pleasant nugget hops that give a citric fruity aroma.

The taste is absolutely delicious! Tropical/citric fruitiness from the nugget hops. The bitterness of the hops is balanced by a kiss of honey-like, biscuity, malt sweetness. The malt stays as a backbone allowing the hops to shine! Vibrant, long finish.

It is creamy, chewy - full-side of the spectrum without being too thick. Bitterness hangs on it a refreshingly dry way.

This brewery really knows how to showcase a hop. Great combination of hops and malts! A wonderful IPA! Very drinkable!

Serving type: on-tap

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A: Pours clear golden with medium off-white head.

S: Citrus,melon, honey, grass, and slight alcohol.

T: Tangerine, floral, and some breadiness. There's the typical malt to balance. Light bitterness.

M: Med-light body, moderate carbonation. Clean and smooth.

O: A solid brew from TG. It's not going down as my favorite, but has that signature TG taste that is always so drinkable.

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Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
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