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Naughty 90 - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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89
very good

232 Ratings
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 18
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Naughty 90 Oaked IPA was inspired by ocean bound, oak barreled brews of the 1800’s. Packed with hops on a 90-minute schedule, uniquely malted, then aged on a bed of oak, this IPA delivers a taste that is both innovative and timeless.

(Beer added by: FreshHawk on 11-15-2011)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16 oz. pint pour at the brewery, unknown brewing/aging/packaging dates; drank over 30 minutes

A: 3/3 - mahogany-brown coloration, low-to-medium clarity (some light traverses but cannot see or read through), tannish carbonation settles into small settling head with carbonation lakes; moderate-to-large alcohol legs

S: 9/12 - mostly wood-aged notes - vanilla, toffee and caramel - with some moderate malt characters - bready, biscuity and toasty; little-to-no hop aroma; moderate alcohols but not boozy

T: 15/20 - moderate bitterness on the front of the tongue (but definitely doesn.'to taste like 100 IBUs); in the middle of the mouth, there oak and malt flavors open up with a continued but more subdued hop presence; on the back, there is a moderate alcohol component

M: 4/5 - moderate body, creamy/silky, low-to-moderate carbonation

O: 8/10 - very good oak-aged ale that offers proof that any good base beer can be oaked to advantage; don't get much of the hop bitterness or aroma from the alleged 90-minute additions, which is fine but a bit of a bait-and-switch; recommended for anyone who enjoys cask ales and/or oak-aged British styles

TOTAL - 39/50

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Another huge thank you to the man, Steasy66. Cheers bud!

Appearance. Pours a deep amber-orangey-brown with a finger of sticky looking pale khaki head.

Smell. Caramel, roasted nuts, brown sugar. Some chocolate, raisins and sweet grainy malts as well.

Taste. Big caramel maltsand orange peel, bitter pine resin, tropical and dark fruits, chocolate and roasted nuts, bitter citrus rind finish. None of the flavours are bad, they just don't play perfectly together. Interesting though and getting better as I work through the bottle. *hic*

Mouthfeel. Medium-full body, medium-low carbonation.

Overall. Interesting stuff, I always enjoy interesing.

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Naughty 90 from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.