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1492 IPA - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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1492 IPA
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Pintofbrown on 12-13-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Single-hop IPA showcasing the Columbus hop.

45 IBU
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Ratings: 68 | Reviews: 9
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazed golden. A thin head stays and leaves lacing.

The smell is of grapefruit with a hint of pine/resin.

The taste is of bitter grapefruit with some pine. A biscuity sweetness rounds it out. Just a touch of warming alcohol comes through. It has a refreshingly dry, long finish.

There is a bit of astringency at the start, but it soon mellows to a smooth texture. I almost lowered the feel slightly, but the carbonation level and the appropriate fullness more than make up for the slight astringency of the first few sips.

This is a pleasant hoppy brew. It showcases the Columbus hops well, with just enough malt to keep it all together. Another well-done hop-forward beer from Toppling Goliath!

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a cloudy apricot color with a small fresh white head small amount of lacing i like the look of this brew
S-dank herbal smells with citrus some bready malts
T-dank herbs and dank hops a mixture of more citrus hops a touch of onion,veg herb on the back end
M-medium carbonation with hop resins and prickly bitterness on the finish
O-another solid single hop IPA from TG this one has a nice brooding dankness about with just the right amount of malt and bitterness

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

White head with some lace. Color is a hazed sunset yellow.

Flavor profile: dank and weedy. Very fresh. A bit of an onion flavor. Some floral notes, but not fruity or tropical. Some bready malts.

Mouthfeel: bitter and sticky. Medium bodied. Ends with a little hop resiny flavor.

Overall, a good Colombus hopped ipa. Not overly oniony which is good. Easy drinking.

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1492 IPA from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.