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Rover Truck - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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87
very good

143 Ratings
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 7.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 16 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Roasty, almond aroma, hints of dry chocolate with a mild but chewy oatmeal body. Take a ride on the Rover Truck!

72 IBU

(Beer added by: FreshHawk on 04-05-2012)
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On tap at the brewery.

Pours dark with a solid brown cap of a head. Smells of darkly roasted malt roughed up lightly, pleasantly by the oats, with little hints of chocolate.

Tastes a bit sweet for an oatmeal stout, but nothing out of the ordinary. Bitter barley and dark chocolate up front, light hops and rougher barley in the middle, ending on lightly sour malt nodes.

Rather boilerplate. Good, but boilerplate. But seeing as how TG's beers are so reasonably priced, there's nothing wrong with releasing a run of the mill stout.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Dark cola brown/black. Medium sized, creamy, smooth, cafe colored head. Great retention leaving a nice patchy lacking.

S - Dark and milk chocolate, roasted nuttiness, and cocoa nibs are abundant. Slightly sweet and slightly bitter.

T - Similar to the nose but slightly sweeter. Some toffee and brown sugar hints are in there. Subtle coffee notes but they play second fiddle to the chocolate/cocoa. A nice roasted malt flavor with a strong roasted nuttiness. No astringency and well balanced sweet and bitterness.

M - Medium body with average to slightly below carbonation. Very smooth and creamy. Great mouthfeel that you expect from an oatmeal stout.

D - Well balanced stout with the bitter and sweet aspects. Chocolate, nuts, cocoa, coffee, cream, etc. blend well together. Easy drinking stout with a nice finish.

Notes: Nice oatmeal stout. Doesn't necessarily wow you, but it is very easy to drink. Nice balance between sweet and bitter with a nice chocolate milk kind of finish. Great, creamy body.

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Rover Truck from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.