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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Golden Nugget IPAGolden Nugget IPA

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474 Ratings
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Ratings: 474
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 7.26%
Wants: 108
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
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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Ratings: 474 | Reviews: 65 | Display Reviews Only:
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amano_h

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-15-2014 22:19:09 | More by amano_h
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%
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.

Serving type: growler

07-15-2014 15:42:57 | More by cpetrone84
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timjr2500

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2014 13:44:25 | More by timjr2500
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Stillyman11

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-15-2014 05:29:11 | More by Stillyman11
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JJ_17

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-15-2014 03:28:43 | More by JJ_17
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cbutova

Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 04:36:47 | More by cbutova
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-14-2014 03:38:53 | More by Flabbyjandro
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-14-2014 01:22:47 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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BarrelAgedG

Wisconsin

4.59/5  rDev +7.5%
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

Serving type: on-tap

07-14-2014 00:43:00 | More by BarrelAgedG
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kiki3drt292

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-14-2014 00:36:10 | More by kiki3drt292
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Greels

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-13-2014 22:47:01 | More by Greels
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18%

07-13-2014 19:16:58 | More by PA-Michigander
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-12-2014 21:06:57 | More by DIPAFAN
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dleiner

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-12-2014 21:04:53 | More by dleiner
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ryanpj

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-12-2014 03:31:08 | More by ryanpj
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teraflx

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-09-2014 17:39:07 | More by teraflx
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Nhoelzen

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-09-2014 17:00:04 | More by Nhoelzen
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thufflife

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2014 16:38:06 | More by thufflife
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Beer4B

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

07-08-2014 03:27:29 | More by Beer4B
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cervezango

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-08-2014 03:21:58 | More by cervezango
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smccann

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-08-2014 01:15:18 | More by smccann
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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-07-2014 23:47:34 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark gold color with a one finger white head which has nice retention and lacing. Has a great aroma with citrus, pine, pineapple, and mango.

Has an outstanding combination of sweetness and bitterness with grapefruit, oranges, citrus zest, pine, pineapple, mango, and some pale malts.

Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Has a grapefruit and tropical fruit aftertaste. Well worth trying if you get the chance. I will definitely be buying more growlers of this.

Serving type: growler

07-06-2014 01:06:40 | More by hardy008
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brenocon13

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-05-2014 20:41:02 | More by brenocon13
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elliott1184

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-05-2014 18:30:51 | More by elliott1184
Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 474 ratings.