XHOPS Pale Ale (Orange Label) | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

XHOPS Pale Ale (Orange Label)XHOPS Pale Ale (Orange Label)
BA SCORE
4.06/5
88 Ratings
XHOPS Pale Ale (Orange Label)XHOPS Pale Ale (Orange Label)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
tgbrews.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Deep in the labs at Toppling Goliath, through the vaulted door, down the steps, and past the room labeled “Beware the Leopard” lies a series of experiments long forgotten. The Xhops series - a biological hybrid of many experimental hops. Each color a unique flavor of pale ale. Released throughout 2013 and 2014, this beer begs to make a return, but can you handle it?

Added by HawkeyeNation on 01-27-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
88
pDev:
9.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Chilled in a snifter

A - hazy amber, pure white head, fades to a persistent half finger lacing

S - piney, mango, predominates, but solid presence of malt

T - crisp and bitter hops, mango, orange follow, and a cracker backbone

M - smooth and crisp, easy drinking

O - Great offering from TG

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XHOPS Pale Ale (Orange Label) from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 88 ratings
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