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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Golden Nugget IPAGolden Nugget IPA

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464 Ratings
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Ratings: 464
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 7.26%
Wants: 106
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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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-06-2013 02:17:14 | More by Kenai4
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-03-2013 17:45:19 | More by Seefeldt
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Achoo_Bacca

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-02-2013 15:28:49 | More by Achoo_Bacca
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-01-2013 03:22:38 | More by BeersAndBears
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-01-2013 02:04:30 | More by anticipation23
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Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-30-2013 19:15:24 | More by Lionhawk
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SortaAmbivalent

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.1%

06-28-2013 23:47:19 | More by SortaAmbivalent
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mattafett

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -18%

06-23-2013 03:19:48 | More by mattafett
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ZAP

Minnesota

4.58/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pouring from a growler filled at Casonova's in Hudson 104 hours ago (almost 4 and 1/2 days ago)

A=Hazy light gold color...nice fluffy white head....plenty of carbonation evident still..

S-Fresh citrus leaning towards lemons, but also oranges....combined with a light fresh floral aroma...

T-Another dandy...I get a lot of lemon drop like flavor from this...also some hints of tropical fruits...more papaya than mango...a bit of pineapple...I have a harder time describing the malt bill and have for most of the TG beers but it is what I think really makes these beers so good. Kind of an unobtrusive light sugar cookie maltiness...

M-Medium bodied...perfect weight and drinkablity for an IPA...not a pale ale but not a huge beer either....

O-Another top notch effort from this place. Quickly earning a spot in my top five breweries in the country if not higher...A slight tick below the others I have had from TG but still elite...

Serving type: growler

06-22-2013 05:24:00 | More by ZAP
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-19-2013 02:08:11 | More by jjheinrichs
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-18-2013 13:24:31 | More by jmarsh123
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jarrgal

North Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-10-2013 01:48:22 | More by jarrgal
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WYVYRN527

Minnesota

4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a growler into a Teku.

A: Brilliant golden hue with a slight haze and about 3/4 inch of frothy white head. Lacing coats the glass, and head settles to a couple of millimeters of foam on the surface.

S: Lots of citrus and tropical fruit up front, with some bready malt notes lingering behind.

T: Much like the smell, but more pronounced. Grapefruit, mango, and some pineapple notes, along with grassy, floral notes on the finish. Malt brings some honey-like undertones, along with some cracker-like notes.

M: Moderate in body, and full of flavor, but not as viscous and oily as some other IPAs. Very soft, with a dry, clean finish. Alcohol is well-hidden as well.

O: Toppling Goliath continues to impress me with their beers. This one is no slouch either. Drinkability is impeccable! I'll be picking this up again in the future.

Serving type: growler

06-10-2013 00:53:34 | More by WYVYRN527
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-09-2013 19:12:32 | More by DooshBagalow
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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-09-2013 09:00:52 | More by shawnp
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yamar68

Minnesota

4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Beautiful burnt gold body with a swelling white head. Lace like you wouldn't believe.

Dank, juicy hoppy awesomeness exlpodes from the growler. I'm immediately reminded of Bodhi - dense fruity hop aromas that would typically come behind a surge of bitterness, but that's not the case. It's clean. Very approachable.

Certainly is diverse on the palate compared to PseudoSue. Mellow orange juice flavors with prickly pine, an herbal sort of earthiness and an appropriate hop abrasion.

It's tasty. Very tasty. I'm still hooked on TG's single hop stuff though.

Serving type: growler

06-08-2013 23:07:47 | More by yamar68
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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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Illinois

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Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 464 ratings.