Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
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Reviews by RoamingGnome:
4.36/5 rDev +2.1%
Toppling Goliath Golden Nugget
Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a shaker pint glass. Server chilled.
A) Golden amber with nice clarity. Finger of foamy white head. Nice retention and lacing.
S) Light pine, grass, slightly floral, citrus and ripe pineapple. Very nice aroma...
T) Follows the nose... Really nice balance. A pleasing tropical fruit, floral sweetness, transitions seamlessly to a slightly bitter finish.
M) A medium to lighter medium body, with perfect carbonation. Very smooth... Very nice mouthfeel with this one.
O) Another great offering from Toppling Goliath. I need to have there beer in my fridge as often as possible.
05-03-2014 00:48:50 | More by RoamingGnome
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4.05/5 rDev -5.2%
Bottle split at Proof Happy Hour bottle share. Pale straw color with an uneven bubbly white head. Sticky legs and the head had some damn good staying power. Aroma is muted floral and grassy hops, grassy grainy malt and some tropical citrus. Taste is lightly bitter, but the sweet grass grain and floral/citrus hops play well together. Light body and low carbonation despite the big head.
04-14-2014 01:10:38 | More by mverity
4.45/5 rDev +4.2%
Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a Surly Darkness chalice.
Appearance: Pours a bright and clear golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Big three finger white head with decent retention. Leaves a good amount of lacing.
Smell: A ripe, juicy, and earth hop dominated aroma with big hints of tropical fruit, grass, and pine. Citrus hops with good hints of orange peel, grapefruit, lemon, pineapple, mango, melon, and apricot. Big presence of grassy and floral hops. Dank hints of pine resin as well. Hops smell nicely bitter and juicy. Soft malt background with hints of cracker, grains, straw, and yeast. Slight hints of honey sweetness. Very hop forward. A pretty good IPA aroma.
Taste: Like the aroma, a very juicy and earthy hop forward taste with big notes of citrus, grass, and pine. Big upfront taste of earthy and floral hops with notes of grass and evergreen. Citrus hop notes of grapefruit, orange peel, lemon, melon, pineapple, mango, and apricot. Dank and spicy notes of pine resin. Soft backing presence of pale malt with notes of grains, cracker, straw, and yeast. Very hop forward and juicy with a nice bitterness. A very good IPA taste.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy, crisp, and somewhat oily. Finishes pretty dry.
Overall: Another great IPA from Toppling Goliath. Very good mix of juicy citrus, grassy, and piney flavors.
04-23-2014 07:03:09 | More by MattyG85
Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 512 ratings.