Pseudo Sue - Double Dry-Hopped
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

Pseudo Sue - Double Dry-HoppedPseudo Sue - Double Dry-Hopped
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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
American Pale Ale
Ranked #4
Ranked #131
4.53 | pDev: 6.4%
Jun 01, 2023
May 25, 2016
Pseudo Sue - Double Dry-HoppedPseudo Sue - Double Dry-Hopped
Notes: This double dry hopped pale ale showcases the Citra hop for a well balanced beer that is delicate in body with a mild bitterness in the finish. Ferocious aromas of citrus and mango give a refreshing taste that is bright with just enough bite!
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Reviewed by TreyIsWilson from Michigan

4.29/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
A - Pours a bright orange with a two finger fizzy white head. Light soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is pineapple, orange, lemon and resinous hops.

T - The taste is candied lemon, pineapple, orange peel, grapefruit and a long lingering hop bite.

M - Medium body with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a soft crisp finish.

O - Solid.
Jun 01, 2023
Rated: 4.75 by kybeerdrinker from Kentucky

May 28, 2023
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Reviewed by Sparty1224 from Michigan

4.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Brief Review:

O: "Holy shit, this beer is good." That was my first thought. I honestly didn't go into this with much expectation other than I knew I'd at leas like it since it's TG and a Sue beer. I didn't love PseudoSue, nor the Galaxy Dry-Hopped version. Thought they were just okay, and potentially over-hyped. Haven't had either in several years. But once I cracked this, I could tell right away it was special. Haze-bomb in the glass. Huge pineapple and mango aromas. Mouthfeel and finish is super rich and juicy. This is honestly up there with some of the Tree House hazy's I had back in the day. Also didn't know this was a Top 150 beer until I looked it up, and I have to say, it's deserves every ounce of the praise.

Recommendation: A surprisingly great extra hoppy edition of the classic PseudoSue. This is by far the best in the line, must-try and not terribly hard to get either.
May 25, 2023
Rated: 4 by BeerMe8 from Florida

May 18, 2023
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Rated by alexnblanton from Arkansas

4.42/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Best little bro of the King Sue
May 17, 2023
Rated: 4.68 by joran from Kansas

May 14, 2023
Rated: 4.58 by Hopweiser from Korea (South)

May 13, 2023
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Reviewed by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

4.42/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
This is a NEIPA by all measures these days, so rating as such. Clearly nothing in common with Zombie Dust or SNPA. Regardless, pours a beautiful opaque, aromas and mouthfeel are a bit sharper than anticipated, but the citra flavors are yummy for certain. Glad I finally found this one.
May 12, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by dan_amdg from Illinois

May 06, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by mkh012 from Colorado

May 01, 2023
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Reviewed by defunksta from Wisconsin

4.13/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Canned 3/27/23 (1 month ago)

Appearance: Pours a completely hazy (0% clarity) medium and pale golden color with a massive white head. SRM of 7. (4.25)

Aroma: Strong aromas of lemon citrus, lemon flower with more pale malts and sweet lemon that lingers. (4.25)

Flavor: Strong flavors of lemon citrus, lemon flower, pale malts. Hoppy lemon citrus notes linger, yet without a burn and soft. (4.00)

Feel: Medium-bodied, strong carbonation. A smooth and soft finish. (4.00)

Compared to TG Pseudo Sue 4/2023: Pours light and more pale, similar head. Stronger aromas. More lemon citrus sweetness. Less pale malts. More hoppy, but also less smooth.

Overall: A ramped up version of the original Pseudo Sue. Both are absolutely fantastic. This one is remarkable for the same great flavors as the original, yet has even more lemon citrus hop flavors. Still a smooth mouthfeel, but not quite as drinkable as the original version. I would describe it as Pseudo Sue, but in an IPA format rather than a pale ale. Both are World-Class. (Rating: 4.13)
Apr 21, 2023
Rated: 4.78 by chrismattlin from Ohio

Apr 20, 2023
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Reviewed by SawDog505 from New Hampshire

4.52/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
[IMG] Poured into a 16 oz Snulip glass canned on 3/27/23. Pours a very attractive yellow orange with a finger sticky white head that leaves a thick streak of lace with excellent retention. 4.75

Aroma is cantaloupe, mango, peach, tangerine, passionfruit, and apricot. 4.5

Taste follows cantaloupe, mango, peach, passionfruit, tangerine, and apricot very well balanced and tasty. 4.5

Mouthfeel is a little bigger than average, not sticky or dry, soft gentle almost creamy carbonation, and at 5.8% it drinks much bigger, but goes down really easy. 4.5

Overall this is as good as any NEAPAs I have ever had. What a summer BBQ crusher this would be. 4.5
Apr 16, 2023
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Reviewed by brewandbbq from New Hampshire

4.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
16oz can dated 3/27/23.

Pours cloudy yellow with an inch-plus head of white. Moderate retention and lacing. Peach and orange in the nose. Medium bodied with a soft mouthfeel. Peach and tangerine on the palate with minimal malt or bitterness. Finishes juicy and crushable.
Apr 15, 2023
Rated: 4 by BeerWasp from Germany

Apr 15, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by ElGallo from New Hampshire

Apr 15, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by kevindp9 from Arizona

Apr 15, 2023
Rated: 4.98 by pvibeer from Colorado

Mar 24, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by bruindre from Massachusetts

Feb 08, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Jan 04, 2023
Rated: 3.72 by GarrettBoots from Georgia

Dec 24, 2022
Rated: 4.44 by DMarlinJ from Michigan

Nov 17, 2022
Rated: 4.51 by c014572 from Illinois

Oct 21, 2022
Rated: 4.44 by Hawkfish from Washington

Jul 24, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by MaximumYuks from Oregon

Jun 14, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by TODDRESSEL1 from Indiana

May 21, 2022
Rated: 4.62 by koerns311 from Indiana

May 11, 2022
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Reviewed by jngls from Germany

4.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
3 months old. Can to wine glass.

Look: Pours a hazy light yellow with a fluffy white head that dissipates after a while leaving lots of lacing. Some floaters visible.

Smell: Fresh tropical fruits, especially pineapple, mixed with some citrusy notes of orange and tangerine.

Taste: Quite contrary to the smell, citrus notes are dominating here with tropical pineapple and mango in the background. Medium sweetness with a slightly bitter, minimally zesty finish.

Feel: Fresh, juicy and quite full. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Full and fragrant pale ale that tastes somehow exactly as you‘d want a double dry hopped 6.8 ABV version of Pseudo Sue to taste. One of the best pale ales I‘ve had and quite rightly a top ten beer in this category.
May 04, 2022
Rated: 4.56 by SirBentham from California

Apr 27, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by rare_bird from Michigan

Apr 02, 2022
Rated: 4.58 by FrankCastle from California

Apr 02, 2022
Rated: 4.8 by TheItalianStallion from New York

Mar 31, 2022
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Reviewed by Cdriver0414 from Kentucky

5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
A world class offering from a world class brewery. This takes pale ales to the next level. Pours a beautiful hazy, citrus color. Nose is floral and grassy with a hint of sweetness. Flavors match the nose perfectly. Slightly more subtle than it's regular counterpart but still very enjoyable
Mar 24, 2022
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Reviewed by trevormajor from Ohio

5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
16 oz can, born on 2/10/22, poured into a teku glass at 41 degrees F:
L - golden and murky with a white head that lingered
S - citrus, grapefruit, pineapple
T - lots of citrus and resin
F - light mouthfeel and medium carbonation
O - very good, deserving of its rating
Mar 23, 2022
Rated: 4.48 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Mar 21, 2022
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Reviewed by Zythophile from Washington

4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Can Date: 2/7/22
Palate Contaminants: none

Wet straw color, completely opaque. Lots of very fine white head, with lots of lacing.

All sorts of citrus on the nose. Red grapefruit, acidic orange, touches of lime. Moderately sweet malt. Marshmallows. It strikes a really nice balance.

The fruits are dialed back in the taste, and there's more of a vegetation/leafy flavor up front. Mild bitterness. Tart sweetness shows up a bit late, right there with the citrus. The flavors are notably sharp, too. (And this particular can was brewed five weeks ago.)

Aftertaste is bitter, but it's a dull bitterness. Very nicely integrated carbonation, and it's one of the finest I've run across. Medium weight.
Mar 16, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by xungmound98 from New York

Mar 11, 2022
Rated: 4.56 by blevinsaj from Ohio

Mar 11, 2022
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Reviewed by jvgoor3786 from Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours a very cloudy orange color with a thick off-white head and lots of soapy lacing.

The smell is amazing - strong citrus with a hint of pineapple.

The taste is bitter citrus, mostly grapefruit, with a slight pineapple finish.

The mouthfeel is medium body and soft with a lingering bitter finish.

Overall, this is amazing. The smell makes this beer. Very enjoyable.
Mar 08, 2022
Pseudo Sue - Double Dry-Hopped from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 1375 ratings