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Lightspeed - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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206 Ratings
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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.77%
Wants: 40
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Millennium Falcon

Created with the Millennium hop and Falconer’s Flight blend. Inviting orange and citrus aromas. Hints of lemon in this medium bodied sessionable ale will make you want to drink yours at light speed.

(Beer added by: Pintofbrown on 10-31-2011)
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

nmann08, Aug 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

ygtbsm94, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

oline73, Aug 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -23%

mendvicdog, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of jwc215
4.36/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours deep golden with a white head that leaves lacing.

The smell is of lemon, with sweetened bread. Almost reminds me of a lemon danish.

The taste is of mandarin orange and lemongrass - a sweet touch fades to a bitter, musty (in a good way) finish.

It is full-bodied and creamy - the texture leans towards IPA.

This brewery sure knows how to use hops to get the most out of the aroma and taste! This is a wonderful brew!

jwc215, Aug 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

MarkyMOD, Aug 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

XmnwildX12, Jul 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.9%

duceswild, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

The beer is orange with a mild haze and a soft, white head. Aromas of lemon, floral hops, tropical fruit. Easy drinking. Hop goodness. Hop forward with a light malt body. Tart lemons and fresh hops, finishing with medium bitterness. Quite tasty.

Huhzubendah, Aug 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Gonzoillini, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of Alieniloquium
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

64 oz. growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy orange body. Very cloudy. Medium white head. Leggy as I swirl it. Some lacing clings and drips down the sides. Fragmented surface foam.

Smell - Lots of orange hops. Hints of lemon and grassiness. Gives it a bit of a Nelson hop aroma. Sweet and doughy.

Taste - The hops are dynamic. Immediate orange citrus. Moves toward a lemon flavor. Grassy transitions between the flavors. The finish is mango and tropical. Sweet pale malts throughout. Minimal bitterness.

Mouthfeel - It's heavy for a pale ale. Maybe overly sweet. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Excellent hop profile. Atypical malt profile for a pale ale, but very drinkable nonetheless.

Alieniloquium, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Cynic-ale, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

KAF, Jul 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

atrocity, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Griffith, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

IPAchris, Aug 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

bpfrush, Sep 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

CheapBeerBuzz, Aug 14, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +1.9%

mattmarka1, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Florida9, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

jera1350, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

millerbuffoon, Aug 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

lupercmda, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

CRJMellor, Aug 02, 2014
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hollywood_15063, Jul 26, 2014
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Lightspeed from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.