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Golden Nugget IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Ratings: 935
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 7.78%
Wants: 148
Gots: 100 | FT: 10
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:
Beer added by: AmericanGothic on 06-06-2011

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
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of RutgersEng
4/5  rDev -5.7%

This is a light IPA with a clear yellow in the glass with a two finger plus head. It leaves a lot of lacing along the glass.

Smell is concentrated pine with some earthy tones, not much citrus on the nose.

Taste was all pine that jumps out at the first sip and throughout the glass. The citrus is not as evident if you are looking from light citrus ex. orange/grapefruit etc. The citrus comes with a good bit of acid taste like grapefruit skin. Not as pleasant as Citra hop beers.

Overall, a nice drink with a lot of piney flavors with a citrus skin bite. I like this beer for easy drinking with a meal.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.29/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.3/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of TheSSG
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Pours a frothy, resiny, white head that has great persistence and laces well. Wow. An amazing, rich pine/citrus hop aroma. This is just bursting with aroma. Radiantly clear gold color. Starts with an intense bitterness; heavy citrus rind with pine. This subsides for a moment to let a touch of malt through, then intensifies again; more citrus rind. The finish is wonderful; citrusy hop resin with a nice "green" aspect to it.

I grow Nugget hops, and this smells exactly like a harvest. I can't get over how awesome this smells. The initial flavor is a little off-putting, but as it lingers and mellows, it becomes absolutely wonderful.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.32/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.16/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of MickeyTheHead
4.75/5  rDev +12%

Another great IPA from Toppling Goliath.

Photo of kkleu357
4.27/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear dull straw color body. Fast dissipating head. Lovely hoppy aroma. Nice bitter taste. Not very much malt character, just the way I like it. Very good.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.9/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Golden Nugget IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 935 ratings.