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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Golden Nugget IPAGolden Nugget IPA

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553 Ratings
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Ratings: 553
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.75%
Wants: 119
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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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

ToddSoonerFan, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

miketd, Sep 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Thedrizzle, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of Mdog
3.85/5  rDev -9.6%

Appearance: Clear gold, big head.

Smell: Piney, citrus rind, vegetal.

Taste: Mildly sweet malt, then piney, vegetal hops. Low bitterness.

Overall: I was extremely surprised to find a bottle of this in Ankeny, IA. I wasn't blown away by it, but it is a solid IPA and definitely gives a ton of piney flavor. It reminds me of another beer, but I just can't place it.

Mdog, Sep 10, 2014
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1.48/5  rDev -65.3%

Timotheus1, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Grapefruit, orange zest, some floral flavors, a little dankness, some sweeter malts, dry finish.

djhowell, Sep 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Reinbeck11, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

natethamac, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

WI-Beer-Man, Sep 07, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +6.1%

SJ-TG, Sep 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

WynnDavis, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

kingsuecac, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

joegdmb, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

PBIU, Sep 03, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +2.3%

Poured a relatively clear, golden orange color with a well-sized cap of froth. Laces effectively. Aroma is pungent yet somehow refined and completely hoppy. Floral hops and bubblegummy hops. Soft sweetness in the nose as well; doesn't bring forth a specific aroma. The flavor tastes like bubblegum but I don't think it's the yeast as it tastes like a hoppy bubblegum flavor. Maybe I'm just ignorant. I also get lots of floral and grass with some citrus mixed in. Just enough sweet, malty balance but it never overextends it's reach. The flavor, like all Toppling Goliath brews, is genuinely unique. This probably my fifth or six brew by them and they have all been stunning. Bottled.

VelvetExtract, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

my_knew_craft, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

vizzionman, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

masterofsparks, Aug 29, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

jbwimer, Aug 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Kevincredible, Aug 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

geneseohawk, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

carlmoberg, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

ja09, Aug 22, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +11.7%

MWMcGill, Aug 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Knoxrb12, Aug 18, 2014
Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.