Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #83
Ranked #757
4.36 | pDev: 6.88%
Apr 14, 2023
Sep 09, 2014
First in the series, HOPSMACK! inspired us to launch the TG Hop Patrol Series “palate rescue mission”. Giant aromas of pineapple and tropical fruit jump from this enticingly complex double IPA. True to its name, this brew delivers a heavy smack of dry hops and a double dose of bitterness in the finish.

100 IBU
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Rated: 4.42 by TODDRESSEL1 from Indiana

Apr 14, 2023
Rated: 4.13 by bret27 from California

Dec 05, 2022
Rated: 4.34 by TheBrewsClues from California

Dec 13, 2021
Rated: 4.42 by Ox8840bo from Illinois

Dec 05, 2021
Rated: 4.34 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 27, 2021
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Reviewed by LBThiele3382 from Michigan

2.93/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
Don't care for these tropical-hazy beers. And when I buy a Double IPA it had better be north of 8%! I paid $18.99 for a 4-pack and was extremely disappointed. A very tame stomachache-in-a-can kind of beer. I know the hazy thing is quite popular right now, but if you're going to have a pricetag like that, you better deliver more than 7.8% ABV. I can get Short's Huma Lupa $10 a six pack, clocking in at 7.7% and doesn't claim to be a double--neither does Elysian Space Dust for that matter @ 8.2%.
Aug 22, 2021
Rated: 4.24 by Bartleby91 from Wisconsin

Aug 08, 2021
Rated: 3.83 by Wizzman from Massachusetts

May 30, 2021
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Reviewed by simonrgilbert57 from California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Toppling Goliath really doesn't miss. This beer looks great, with a bit of an unfiltered look. Smell is fresh and a bit juicy, much like the middlesection of the body. The finish is a bit dryer than the rest of the beer, which is a good change of pace. Overall, a very good beer I'd drink again.
Apr 11, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Apr 01, 2021
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Reviewed by Derptiluderp from Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 16 oz can. Lots of pineapple scent. Maybe some mango. Minimal lacing. Looks to be full of sediment though and has kicked my sinuses into a frenzy. So I'm surprised this isn't labeled hazy. Just enough malt to make it chewy. But with a nice, dry finish. My sinuses hate it. But it tastes great
Mar 17, 2021
Rated: 4.29 by heymikew from California

Feb 27, 2021
Rated: 4.23 by mikerieder from South Dakota

Feb 21, 2021
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Rated by Paradox1000 from Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Great DIPA! Will write more after a couple more.
Feb 20, 2021
Rated: 4.49 by Samnem from Pennsylvania

Feb 19, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Feb 14, 2021
Rated: 4.44 by saymike32 from New Jersey

Feb 14, 2021
Rated: 4.27 by Beer21 from Florida

Feb 04, 2021
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

4.24/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16 FL. OZ. can
Served in a pint glass

This beer pours a hazy orangish yellow color. It is topped with an inch of beige head that leaves some decent lacing.

The smell is citrus. I get orange, melon, and grapefruit.

Tropical fruit and melon upfront. Citrus rushes in the middle. The finish is grapefruit and pine.

Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel

This beer is three months old and is still pretty damn good.
Feb 04, 2021
Rated: 4.33 by gelasin from California

Jan 29, 2021
HOPSMACK! from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97 out of 100 with 843 ratings