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Kentucky Brunch Brand Stout - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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395 Ratings
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Ratings: 395
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.83
pDev: 6%
Wants: 2,122
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: siradmiralnelson on 02-26-2012

This beer is the real McCoy. Barrel aged and crammed with coffee, none other will stand in it’s way. Sought out for being delicious, it is notoriously difficult to track down. If you can find one, shoot to kill, because it is definitely wanted... dead or alive.
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Ratings: 395 | Reviews: 61
Photo of TimDisaster
4.9/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Maple in the nose, maple and coffee on the tongue and maple in the backend. Enjoyable and easy to drink. Not too hot, but slight bit of alcohol as it warmed.

Photo of Localbrew
4.64/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mwbbq
4.75/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mportnoy
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Stunning. No 12oz beer is worth what this costs to obtain but this is as close as it gets. Nose is superb. Smells of pure Maple. The empty bottle still smelled days later. Mouth feel was spot on as with all TG stouts. Taste - it's just delicious. Other beers are more complex (CBS for example) but this is just delicious. Booze is well masked. Easily in my top 4 beers.

Photo of Desp59
4.29/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dnb128
4.89/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Sarge3130
4.89/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of loverofthecraft
4.85/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of JackNip
4.64/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of csaxon128
4.84/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of phishphorce
4.9/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Narthax
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of 31Sam13
4.75/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jweave16
4.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of drummermattie02
4.75/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Norseman
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of homebrew311
4.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a thick oily black with mild brown head. Super viscous with dark brown collar of head. The nose is heavy on coffee with notes of vanilla and maple. The coffee brings on a smokey character with heavy barrel char. The maple opens up more as it warms and melds beautifully with the coffee and cocoa. Super rich and decadent. Mouthfeel is perfect, silky and smooth. Overall, this beer is fantastic. Is it worth what it takes to get it? Probably not. Is it delicious? Hell yes. Glad to have gotten to try this!

Photo of ArkyVaughan
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Irishace9
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Heatwave33
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look- Sweet Dark nectar that is begging to be placed into your mouth.

Smell- Exactly what Jesus's breakfast smells like every morning.

Taste- I reached my tongue to the bottom of the bottle on this one.

Feel- Pure bliss on your tongue. When it hits your stomach you are on cloud 69.

Overall- I absolutely LOVE this beer. But what people want and give up for it is RETARDED! No 12oz/22oz/750mL beer should ever be worth so much.

Photo of Blackboardbrewing
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Reviewed both vintages, both shortly after their respective taproom release. All I can say is this is the BEST beer I've ever had. What a treat.

Photo of _morandi_
4.83/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of siege06nd
4.95/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of linnymtu
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

What can I say? Bar none the best beer I've ever had and absolutely worth the hype. 2014 gold wax poured into an open mouth wine glass.

Smell- holy molasses batman.

Taste- starts off with coffee dominance and some chocolate and then the molasses hits you, truly what makes this beer worth the chase

Mouthfeel- not sure how toppling Goliath does it, but both this and assassin are by far the best mouthfeel in a beer I've had. Coats your mouth like a smoothie, making this beer truly elite.

Overall- perfect. For sure worth a 5/5 rating.

Photo of Gunch52
5/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Kentucky Brunch Brand Stout from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 395 ratings.