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Sosus - Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Educational use only; do not reuse.

746 Ratings

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Ratings: 746
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 7.06%
Wants: 547
Gots: 31 | 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:
Beer added by: nickapalooza86 on 05-05-2013

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.
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Hazy light orange color, creamy head, but doesn't really linger
A: Juicy Fruit, mango
T: Fruity sweetness up front, grapefruit pith bitterness follows, finishes slightly spicy with mild bitter, mildly dry
M: medium bodied, not chewy
O: Very balanced overall, flavorful and finishes well

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

Bomber shared by Doopie a few weeks back, and originally brought to us by youbrewidrink. Cheers for the share guys! Did this one and King Sue together.

From a bomber into a snifter
Mosaic hop solo-show

APPEARANCE: Same but a touch darker. Hazy gamboge orange. Cut and paste most.

SMELL: Citrus, lemon zest with grapefruit notes, some light pine qualities and some definite spiciness on the nose. Enticing. Lightly peppery.

TASTE: Lots of citrus and honeydew melon sweetness up front, with grapefruit and bitter hops at the swallow. Big and lingering finish of melon, grapefruit, bitter hops, piney bitterness and some light spices as well. Lots of pine and spicy hops linger on the palate.

PALATE: Same as above. Cut and paste.

OVERALL: This and King Sue are of completely equal quality. This one is flavorful and enjoyable and the mosaic hops add a certain piney and spicy component that was a nice touch. For myself, I think I preferred the straight up citra bomb that was King Sue, but these are both top class IPA’s. Thanks again for the share on these gents. Recommended.

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Sosus from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 746 ratings.