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Naughty Temple - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 82
Gots: 16 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bismarksays on 08-03-2011)
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Thanks to redblacks75 for graciously sharing a bottle with me on my Iowa trip.

Pours bright copper/orange with a small spotty white head. Good retention and some legs on the glass.

Big spicy rye aroma with caramel, vanilla and candied grapefruit to back it up.

Flavor is even better than the smell. The interplay between candied citrus and rye spices up front surprisingly works very well together. There is a hefty caramel backbone as well with a good helping of vanilla. A little smoky at times and finishes with a slight alcohol tinge along with some grapefruit pith.

Medium bodied a bit sticky and appropriate medium carbonation. Alcohol is present, but warming and doesn't overpower other elements.

Hands down the best barrel aged (I)PA I've ever had. Usually I detest this style as I find the barrel overwhelms a lot of the delicate characteristics of the base and the hops clash with the overall profile (see Doom). This has a hefty caramel malt backbone leaning heavily toward a barleywine which makes it really work. The hops taste almost like candied citrus which is a great contrast to the spicy whiskey. I wish I would've popped the other bottle of this to take home even at bar prices.

06-18-2013 19:37:22 | More by jmarsh123
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huskermike12

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-28-2014 13:32:39 | More by huskermike12
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Nickhammell

Iowa

4.56/5  rDev +5.8%

08-26-2014 18:04:36 | More by Nickhammell
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ja09

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-22-2014 16:14:55 | More by ja09
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GrapesofWrath

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

08-18-2014 03:37:43 | More by GrapesofWrath
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siege06nd

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -13%

08-15-2014 00:01:23 | More by siege06nd
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billab914

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -13%

08-14-2014 23:13:48 | More by billab914
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7.2%

08-14-2014 23:12:49 | More by Rhettroactive
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TGanyone

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-08-2014 13:10:47 | More by TGanyone
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mpdavis

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

08-06-2014 04:43:04 | More by mpdavis
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drewone

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

08-02-2014 01:52:34 | More by drewone
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Wowcoolman

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

08-02-2014 01:52:34 | More by Wowcoolman
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Rado

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-02-2014 01:51:15 | More by Rado
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BarrelAgedG

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

07-29-2014 04:45:09 | More by BarrelAgedG
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DCLAguy11

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

07-22-2014 14:42:43 | More by DCLAguy11
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WeisGuy

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

07-22-2014 01:30:57 | More by WeisGuy
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duceswild

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -13%

07-21-2014 16:38:47 | More by duceswild
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Wolberjs

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

07-21-2014 01:30:34 | More by Wolberjs
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7.2%

07-18-2014 14:48:44 | More by mendvicdog
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oline73

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -13%

07-18-2014 12:58:18 | More by oline73
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -42%

07-18-2014 02:41:24 | More by yourefragile
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gio540

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

07-03-2014 03:46:19 | More by gio540
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -30.4%

06-24-2014 19:59:55 | More by kscaldef
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-21-2014 20:28:55 | More by MarkyMOD
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cmeyerhofer

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-18-2014 20:30:16 | More by cmeyerhofer
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Naughty Temple from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.