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Smoove Opferator - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Smoove Opferator
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BA SCORE
89
very good

80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 7.52%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: redblacks75 on 12-30-2012)
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From a 64oz growler filled less than a day prior at the taproom.

A: A dark brown hue. Minimal head, and retention. Light does not penetrate it's brown, mahogany body. Slightly oily look.

S: Chocolate, bread, nuts, toasty. Alcohol comes through on the nose also.

T: A medium sweetness, followed by a light bitterness.

M: Full bodied for a brown ale. A true highlight of their interpretation. There is an oily, and slick feel on the palate. Medium carbonation, and a long dry finish.

Overall: This has become my favorite Brown Ale period. I do not see what they could have done to improve on this one... seriously. I say this, and I do not navigate toward Brown Ales normally. They have packed allot of good flavor into this 5.5 ABV beer. I highly recommend trying when you see it on tap. It's hard to disagree with.

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Really, really tasty brown, would definitely consume this again giving the opportunity.

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Smoove Opferator from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.