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Naughty 90 - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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89
very good

155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 13
Gots: 4 | 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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sacrelicio

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -37.2%

02-26-2013 07:42:52 | More by sacrelicio
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -24.6%

03-31-2013 18:33:40 | More by richkrull
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Shaggy9356

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -24.6%

03-23-2014 22:18:54 | More by Shaggy9356
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.6%

08-12-2013 13:03:59 | More by thewimperoo
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beagle75

Iowa

3.23/5  rDev -18.8%

Poured from a growler into a tasting glass.

A: Very hazy, light amber color with a fine peripheral ring of white bubbles. Light lacing remains on the glass.

S: Heavily toasted grain is enriched by the obvious presence of oak. Sunflower seeds and very fresh coffee a suggested in the balance of qualities.

T: Begins dry, with rustic toasted grain and a fine thread of early bitterness. Carbonic acidity is generally moderate but inconsistent, seeming pronounced at times. Drying oak is present in the clean middle as bitterness continues to build. Roasted malt is surprisingly strong late alongside bitterness that finally peaks.

M: Medium viscosity, oily and acidic on the palate, with moderate prickly carbonation.

D/O: While this beer may check all of the necessary boxes to be called an IPA, it does not deliver a predictable IPA experience. While wood is evident in the nose as well as on the palate, it is unclear how much it plays into the odd synergy of this beer. It drinks more like a stout plagued by acidity issues more than an actual IPA. The drinker may be given pause to reflect on most other wood-aged IPAs, which are obviously dry-hopped after aging--which does not seem to be the case for this beer.

02-28-2012 23:39:37 | More by beagle75
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Chriscrundwell12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

08-13-2013 21:12:51 | More by Chriscrundwell12
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

11-29-2013 02:18:16 | More by mmulebarn
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NWer

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

08-15-2013 22:49:05 | More by NWer
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lionnusmb

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

08-03-2013 13:57:39 | More by lionnusmb
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

08-26-2013 16:09:41 | More by DarthKostrizer
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-23-2014 14:55:34 | More by Dave_Treat
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-22-2014 16:34:25 | More by Davepoolesque
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josephwa

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-24-2014 03:46:39 | More by josephwa
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

01-06-2014 00:02:13 | More by facesnorth
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abuono

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-24-2014 16:17:08 | More by abuono
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

06-28-2014 01:04:27 | More by Jmbbabson
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darcange

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-24-2014 11:37:33 | More by darcange
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CLaBarre

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

04-19-2014 18:57:50 | More by CLaBarre
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einman

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

09-01-2013 03:15:11 | More by einman
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Palsie

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

10-14-2013 21:26:44 | More by Palsie
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bashiba

Iowa

3.55/5  rDev -10.8%

Poured like it was a muddy unfiltered cider, very little in the way of head.

The smell was an odd mix of light citrusy hops and vanilla and oak.

Wow the flavor is strange, very sweet and desert like, I get a huge blast of vanilla and caramel, mild oak flavors underlying with a touch of grainy malts, the hops are almost non existent in the flavor other than a mild bitterness. I am really enjoying the flavor, yet I would never describe it as IPA.

The mouthfeel is smooth with a nice bit of dry oakyness.

A very strange beer, it seems mislabeled as Oak aged IPA, taste like something completely different, but kind of interesting at leas.

02-26-2012 15:20:35 | More by bashiba
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Asrugan

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-31-2014 23:14:22 | More by Asrugan
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

03-25-2014 20:03:15 | More by Kegatron
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Fr0stb1te

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-12-2014 15:10:11 | More by Fr0stb1te
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wmobley

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

04-09-2013 16:38:46 | More by wmobley
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Naughty 90 from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.