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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Golden Nugget IPAGolden Nugget IPA

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552 Ratings
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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.75%
Wants: 120
Gots: 34 | 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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4/5  rDev -6.1%

maxcoinage, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

jbaker67, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Stum-pub, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

amano_h, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is mostly clear golden amber with an off white creamy head and a strong lacing. Nose has a fair bit of floral notes, some tropical fruit and ripe grapefruit. Taste follows suit perfectly, floral presence, moderate grain bill underneath and a hint of caramel malt with an assertive tropical fruit finishing strong grapefruit but light hop bitterness. Assertive carbonation, medium body, good feel, semi dry finish.

cpetrone84, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

timjr2500, Jul 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Stillyman11, Jul 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

JJ_17, Jul 15, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Backlogged review from when I had no service/Wifi in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND. Full notes taken to my phone.

A- Semi hazy golden body with some apricot hues as light is shining through. A creamy white head rises up to one finger with decent retention. The small small ring remaining leaves webs and spots of lacing.

S- Juicy fruit hops are the emphasis with canteloupe melon and mango really coming to mind. Some citrus, tangerine and floral as well as dank mint. Pretty much clean besides light honey, caramel cracked grains.

T- Citrus comes to life a bit more as well as a slight bit of pine joining in with the juicy nectar feel. Mint, tangerine, apricot, melon and cantaloupe with grapefruit and oranges. Very clean almost impressively so for the ABV and the citrus builds with time.

MF- Body is of medium thickness with a lightly creamy-fizzy texture. Carbonation on the high side pushing the hop and the moderately high bitterness in the finish.

Juicy cantaloupe and melon at first but a zesty grapefruit citrus and some resinous pine comes out with time. Another great hoppy brew from TG.

cbutova, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Flabbyjandro, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

KindaFondaGoozah, Jul 14, 2014
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4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Alchemy cafe 7/13 but have also had a handful of bottles as well

Pours a semi-hazy golden orange color with about an inch of white head

Smells of citrus with only a mild pine or resin scent

Tastes of citrus fruits.. Grapefruit mango and a hint of pineapple.. Delicious

Overall.. This was one of my favorite beers before I had it on tap.. Now it jumped to my top 10.. Keeping in line with a very common theme TG has another beer that should be sought after.. Congrats

BarrelAgedG, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

kiki3drt292, Jul 14, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +3.3%

Greels, Jul 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

DIPAFAN, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

dleiner, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

ryanpj, Jul 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

teraflx, Jul 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Nhoelzen, Jul 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

thufflife, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

Beer4B, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

cervezango, Jul 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

smccann, Jul 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

PatrickKlopfenstein, Jul 07, 2014
Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.