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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Golden Nugget IPAGolden Nugget IPA

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Ratings: 752
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8%
Wants: 121
Gots: 62 | FT: 3
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Medium clarity, small collar and OK lacing.

Aroma: Big intensity dank and tropical fruit hop character.

Flavor: Same characteristics, but slightly less intense. Bitterness is in check.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body and well carbonated.

Zach136, Saturday at 04:01 AM
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to my co-worked Luke for mulling these back to me!

Poured into a pint glass, the beer is a medium copper with a clingy & clumpy white head. It is chill hazed.

It has an aroma of citrus, pine, herbs and golden grains.

This one leads with pine resin and citrus and it’s a great 1-2 punch. Hops also have a tropical edge. There is some sweet cracker like taste from the malts and just a hint of plum.

The mouth has pretty high carbonation which scours away the hop goodness.

My second beer from this brewery and it is another tasty one. I’m now a fan!

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Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 752 ratings.