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Assassin Imperial Stout - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Assassin Imperial StoutAssassin Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

427 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 427
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 8.91%
Wants: 1,023
Gots: 95 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An Imperial Stout brewed with coffee, aged in rye whiskey barrels.

(Beer added by: Pintofbrown on 02-20-2012)
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will1256

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-11-2014 04:16:05 | More by will1256
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Beestin

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-10-2014 03:55:56 | More by Beestin
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-10-2014 02:20:54 | More by jhillwastaken
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DrunkAl

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

08-10-2014 02:00:25 | More by DrunkAl
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enelson

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-10-2014 00:07:24 | More by enelson
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arlingtonjoe

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-09-2014 15:29:04 | More by arlingtonjoe
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77apm

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-09-2014 13:52:02 | More by 77apm
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Yellow wax. Served alongside Mornin' Delight and KBBS.

The beer is near black with an oily beige head. Whiskey aroma with vanilla, oak, chocolate. Again, absolutely amazing. Big whiskey character with a lovely coffee presence. Full bodied with oak and vanilla. Palate coating. My second favorite of the trio. Fabulous!

08-09-2014 02:43:10 | More by Huhzubendah
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HawkeyeNation

Iowa

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-08-2014 22:43:34 | More by HawkeyeNation
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Mplsmetro57

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-08-2014 18:59:06 | More by Mplsmetro57
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-07-2014 20:28:05 | More by Woodman70
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mnbearsfan

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-07-2014 13:26:27 | More by mnbearsfan
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natethamac

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-06-2014 22:20:15 | More by natethamac
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Phil_H

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-06-2014 13:58:55 | More by Phil_H
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HawkeyePA

Iowa

4.98/5  rDev +8.3%

2013 Vintage-Yellow Wax

A: Pours a midnight black and settled with a small mocha head. Nice lacing that covered the outside of the snifter

S: Dark Fruits: Figs and raisins. Coffee and roastiness

T: Fig, plum, raisin, coffee and chocolate. Barrel really brings out vanilla sweetness.

M: Chewy chocolate. Exactly how a BA Stout should feel. One of the best representations of the style

O: Almost exactly what I was expecting from this beer. Thick, dark, roasty and chocolatey. Very gracious of BeersAndBears to share.

Re-Review 2014 Vintage-Gold Wax

A: The most midnight of blacks. Using the term "motor oil" as a descriptor when it pours has never been more accurate. Absolutely coats the glass. Small, dark mocha/brown head which settles quickly to frothy wisps

S: BIG coffee and chocolate. Bourbon/ethanol as it warms.

T: Really sweet. Lots of chocolate, coffee and dark fruit, emphasis on chocolate.

M: Viscous. Thick. Ridiculously coats the mouth and lingers

O: Whether it is the pappy barrels (maybe) or just the time, thought, and care put into this beer (likely) it is truly one of the best BA stouts I have had.

08-05-2014 00:24:11 | More by HawkeyePA
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mxracercam

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-04-2014 20:31:37 | More by mxracercam
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Herky21

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-04-2014 15:40:24 | More by Herky21
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-04-2014 06:45:24 | More by anticipation23
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gio540

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-04-2014 05:04:58 | More by gio540
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durlta

Iowa

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-03-2014 13:47:00 | More by durlta
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redblacks75

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-03-2014 12:54:55 | More by redblacks75
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Sconi_tom

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-03-2014 00:49:59 | More by Sconi_tom
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N_Schleret

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-02-2014 20:48:27 | More by N_Schleret
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HoudiniRN

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-02-2014 19:49:47 | More by HoudiniRN
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irish-hawkeye

Iowa

5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-02-2014 15:31:00 | More by irish-hawkeye
Assassin Imperial Stout from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 427 ratings.