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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Golden Nugget IPAGolden Nugget IPA

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BA SCORE
94
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659 Ratings
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Ratings: 659
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8%
Wants: 123
Gots: 50 | FT: 5
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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3.53/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A. Straight up straw appearance with a fast breaking white head of 2 fingers.
S. Some malt, a bit of lemon, onion, garlic and a hint of weedy pine.
T. Sort of bland tasting - I get mostly onion and earth-like hops with some bready malt serving as a nice backbone.
M. Medium body with low to medium carbonation.
O. I don't quite understand the wetting of pants that occurs over TG. The two beers I have had from them so far have been okay (PseudoSue being the other) - call them nothing special. Add the fact that they're only available in bombers at 7 to 8 bucks a throw and you've got any easy pass on buying either of these beers in the future.

bound4er, Today at 12:16 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.36/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.92/5  rDev -7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.28/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

indianabeerman, Oct 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Golden Nugget has a big grassy, herbal hop nose.
It pours brilliant straw gold under a 2” off-white foam cap that produces good lace.
The palate starts with rich malt sweetened with caramel, biscuit and sweet tropical fruit flavors that support rich, herbal hops that grow richer as the beer warms. There is some hop based astringency on the finish but it is balanced by malt sweetness.
The beer has medium body and carbonation.

pat61, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 659 ratings.