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Sosus - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Ratings: 729
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 7.06%
Wants: 470
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
In his most notable mosaic work, Sosus of Pergamon depicts doves sunning atop a golden chalice. The image was said to be so enticing that real birds flew into it while trying to reach their stone companions. This single-hop showcase is inspired by the beauty of divinity of the Sosus mosaics. Just as the doves discovered their golden nectar, discover the irresistible nature of the Mosaic hop.

(Beer added by: nickapalooza86 on 05-05-2013)
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look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one at AndrewK's tasting.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, berry, and slight herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with honey, citrus zest, and berry flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with really nice citrus and berry forward hop qualities all around.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

From 05/21/14 notes. Big thanks to BeerLawyer85 for sharing this one; thanks Ross! First Toppling Goliath beer, poured into a globe glass.

a - Pours a hazy golden orange color with one finger of fluffy off white head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks good.

s - Smells of citra hops, oranges, citrus, tropical fruits,honey, pine hops, and mangos. Awesome nose, super fruity and hoppy. I love it.

t - Tastes of oranges, citrus hops, tropical fruits, pineapple, mangos, and light pine hops and resin. No bitterness at all. Great taste.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Easy to drink. Juicy mouthfeel.

o - Overall a fantastic DIPA; tried it close to Bodhi by Columbus and thought it was much better. Super juicy with a lot of hops and fruits, and no bitterness at all. Well worth seeking out.

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Sosus from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 729 ratings.