Toppling Goliath / Tree House David | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Toppling Goliath / Tree House DavidToppling Goliath / Tree House David
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Collaboration with Tree House Brewing. Originally brewed at TG May 2014.

Midwest meets the East Coast! Our friends from Massachusetts "Tree House Brewing Company" embarked on a twenty hour, 1,200 mile journey across the central United States to collaborate with us on this super hop-saturated Double IPA. We merged a grist of Pale and Caramel malts with a very liberal dose of Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops to produce a soft but extremely potent creation. Your nose will be greeted with aromas of bright citrus and tropical fruits before a sip unlocks a flavor much like biting into a ripe juicy orange. A complex bounty of hoppy/fruity flavors continue as a clean citrus bitterness balances things out propelled by tight carbonation and a luxurious mouthfeel. We find "David" to be absolutely delightful. . . the product of our respective brewer's dedication to an uncompromising, delicious product. David is fleeting and ephemeral, so enjoy him fresh with a friend and forget about life for a while.

Added by Lionhawk on 05-08-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
166
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4.38
pDev:
7.53%
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled May 2014; drank 6/7/14 @ the Kid's.

Semi-opaque yellow/orange hue.

Bright white head; strong lace.

Pineapple, mango & fresh marijuana nose. Bold!

Medium mouthfeel. Pineapple, pine, mango & fresh marijuana flavors. A nice mix of sweet citrus & hop bite; a touch too dry but nearly perfect.

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4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.74/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.41/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.48/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Lucky to get a bottle!

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4.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Growler from Tree House that was generously IP traded from another BA'er who agreed to meet at a Dunkin Donuts location in exchange for a growler of Abner from Hill Farmstead. Gotta find out who that awesome person was, as I didnt set up the trade....
A - Straw, hay, yellow haze. Half inch head.
S - Hops! Mosaic and Simcoe, dripping wet. Has a touch of that familiar Simcoe earthy basement with the CItra/Mosaic balancing it incredibly well.
T - Crisp, floral hops with a perfectly balanced pale malt lingering with every hoppy sip. So juicy, nothing but juicy hop goodness here.
M - Juicy, quaffable.
O - The homer in me loves this beer, as we share the same name. I would put this IIPA up against any in the world. Regrettably have not had a chance to try King Sosus which, by many accounts, is the IIPA of 2014. Again, best IIPA I had in 2014.

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4.2/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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3/5  rDev -31.5%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Toppling Goliath / Tree House David from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
4.38 out of 5 based on 166 ratings.
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