1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

PseudoSue - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

Not Rated.

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

1,727 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,727
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 7.61%
Wants: 829
Gots: 173 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This single hop ale showcases the Citra hop. Named for the largest T-rex fossil ever discovered, she roars with ferocious aromas of grapefruit, citrus, mango and evergreen. Delicate in body with a mild bite in the finish.

50 IBU

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 08-17-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,727 | Reviews: 192 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Walkerjgt
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Walkerjgt, Today at 12:22 AM
Photo of illinikap
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

illinikap, Yesterday at 08:01 PM
Photo of guityler83
4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

A: Off white head a finger tall in the teku that slowly receded and left behind beautiful cathedral like lacing. The beer is light orange to pale gold with moderate clarity.

S: Huge, bright juicy mangos, papaya, guava and other tropical fruits. Moderate grassy, pine aromas with honey like malt aroma. Clean base malt aroma and fermentation character. very pleasant overall.

T: Moderate bitterness with a beutiful bouquet of tropical fruit flavors on par with the aroma. Mango and papaya with pineapple and goji berries. The malt character is surprisingly balanced with a bready character and a slight bread crust as it warms up. I am picking up a vegetable character in the finish that takes away from the drinkability, but it finishes very clean.

M: Clean and moderate body with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel. Some resinous/ sticky mouthfeel after a few sips pass the tongue.

O: A fantastic Pale Ale balanced like one in the bitterness department but with way more aroma and flavor from the hops. The vegetal character I was getting is the only thing I didn’t care for in the beer. I would have liked to have known the bottling date on this thing too! It was from a cooler and I drank it the same day I got it.. not sure I could have drank it fresher. Hopefully that vegetal flavor isn’t the norm.

guityler83, Yesterday at 01:50 AM
Photo of cubs08ws
3.75/5  rDev -18.5%

cubs08ws, Monday at 04:58 AM
Photo of Savearth
3.5/5  rDev -23.9%

Savearth, Monday at 03:49 AM
Photo of Tmyhre802
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Tmyhre802, Monday at 02:32 AM
Photo of Creosote
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Creosote, Monday at 12:19 AM
Photo of buschbeer
4.25/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22 FL OZ bottle
Served in a snifter

L - It falls in the lighter end of the amber spectrum. It has golden highlights. A rather aggressive pours yielded about two inches of off-white head.

S - I get lights citrus notes along with some tropical fruit and pine.

T - The taste has a building bitterness that is lent from citrus. I also tasted some mango and pine.

F - Medium with biting carbonation

O - It is a great pale ale. It drinks more like an IPA. A big thank you to Fargrow for the opportunity to try this one.

buschbeer, Sunday at 07:10 PM
Photo of drebrew
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

drebrew, Sunday at 06:19 PM
Photo of Fireslayer
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Fireslayer, Sunday at 06:03 PM
Photo of TThurling
4.6/5  rDev 0%

TThurling, Sunday at 05:11 PM
Photo of rxthree
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

rxthree, Sunday at 03:17 AM
Photo of don1481
4.6/5  rDev 0%

New to WI! Purchased from Discount Liquor on 9/27. Bomber poured into glass.

Appearance: Pours a straw color that's foggy with a little bit of a white head that lingers.

Smell: big citrus nose. Pine sol notes. Makes me feel clean just smelling it.

Taste: a little more mellow than the smell. Definitely not overpowering like some others that I've had that share that nose. Makes it very easy drinking.

Mouthfeel: a little bit of the pine cleaner aftertaste, but otherwise very clean overall. Get it? I crack myself up.

Overall: Definitely see why this scores so highly. A very welcome addition to WI!

don1481, Sunday at 02:45 AM
Photo of Carb-Overlord
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Carb-Overlord, Sunday at 12:33 AM
Photo of BrownAleMale
4.3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

BrownAleMale, Saturday at 11:06 PM
Photo of relynnjr
5/5  rDev +8.7%

relynnjr, Saturday at 09:41 PM
Photo of mrn1ceguy
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

mrn1ceguy, Saturday at 08:04 PM
Photo of jhawkvol
4.32/5  rDev -6.1%

jhawkvol, Saturday at 05:48 PM
Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

BeerMeBro720, Friday at 11:59 PM
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
PseudoSue from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 1,727 ratings.