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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Ratings: 807
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 7.78%
Wants: 125
Gots: 69 | FT: 4
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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Appearance. Pours a pretty rich, bright yellow-gold with just a touch of orange and a little bit of haze. Head is a finger, thick and white. Great lacing.

Smell. Bright fresh citrus fruits (especially yellow grapefruit), some sweet juicy tropical fruit and a bit of light malt.

Taste. Nice grapefruity citrus notes, a bit of mango and little bit of pine wood, some bitter grapefruit rind lingers in the finish.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, below medium carbonation.

Overall. Great stuff. Not a big IPA but very well rounded and gots all of the good stuff.

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22 oz. bottle purchased at the brewery, unknown brewing/bottling date, poured into my TG chalice glass, drank over an hour

A: 3/3 - golden-orange coloration, crystal clear (can both read and see through), creàmy off-white head settles into a 1/4 glass lacing, moderate carbonation with small and moderate size bubbles; medium laking

S: 10/12 - intense pine/resiny notes, some moderate citrus aroma as well, over bready/biscuity malts and alcohol

T: 16/20 - on the front of the tongue, there is a sharp pop of bitterness; this gives way to a flavor profile that compliments the nose - pine/evergreen, dank and citrus; in the middle to the back of the palate, there is an moderate toasty/biscuity malt profile and alcohol; finishes West Coast-esque dry and inviting

M: 4/5 - moderate body, dry, moderate carbonation

O: 9/10 - excellent West Coast-style IPA that features all the best aspects of Nugget - pine, dank and citrusy; I prefer this to Troegs Nugget Nectar, and this reminds me a lot of a Stone IPA with its intense aroma hop flavors and crystal clarity; highly recommended

TOTAL - 42/50

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Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 807 ratings.