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Naughty 90 - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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89
very good

216 Ratings
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 17
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
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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Ratings: 216 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Bosoxfan20, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of BMMillsy
3.93/5  rDev -0.8%

Bottle from Joe. Thanks buddy. Pours dark amber cited with a half finger khaki head. Aroma of bready malts, herbal tea, chocolate, hay, oak, but no hop presence here really. The flavor is a big malty malt bomb, some chocolate mixed in there, herbal tea notes, dry finish with a little bitterness but not the IPA hop type of bitterness, oak, a bit of caramel. Rich body, dry finish, medium carbonation. Anything but an IPA really, but not a sweet malty mess either. Sort of a very dry barleywine (not quite the hop presence for an American style barleywine , and a good bit of chocolate like a brown ale). Maybe we can call this a session winter warmer! Pretty good, but definitely not the expected flavors here.

I see the bottle pictures says "Oaked India Pale Ale", but my bottle just says "Oaked Ale" so maybe they aren't marketing this as an IPA anymore. In any case, pleasant beer that I would recommend for fall or winter. Unfortunately I live in Florida so it's hot out.

BMMillsy, Sep 15, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +5.1%

Wolberjs, Sep 14, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +6.1%

markgugs, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

LoveStout, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

acurtis, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

inspektor, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Irishace9, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

BuckTuckian, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Tyecko, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Flabbyjandro, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

BBB, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

BeastLU, Sep 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

mjstacker, Sep 09, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -4%

NCalement, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

jbriggs7, Sep 07, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev 0%

leaversuch, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

mkirkland80, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Ben7773, Sep 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

tourdot, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

kingsuecac, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of jbwimer
4.22/5  rDev +6.6%

Pours a beautiful, clear brown with a head that has some nice retention. Love the aroma on this one. Oaky/nutty/toasty/malty with just enough hop character coming through. Drinks super smooth with plenty of nuttiness and a nice smoky quality too. Mouthfeel is medium with medium carbonation, bringing the flavors together wonderfully. I was pleasantly surprised by this beer. Would readily drink it over and over again.

jbwimer, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of KYGunner
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

The nose is smokey, nutty oakey and toasty, with some toasted biscuit, sorghum and sweet toffee. The flavor starts with a toffee flavored coffee taste. It then hints at a nutty pecan, smoke and chocolate before finishing with a bitter chocolate.

Nothing in the taste or aroma hints at this being an IPA of any sort, but this was a wonderful surprise and probably the best barrel aged IPAs I've ever had.

KYGunner, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

pascilla, Sep 01, 2014
Naughty 90 from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.