Term Oil 18-A
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
ABV:
not listed
Score:
96
Avg:
4.6 | pDev: 6.74%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
27
From:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
 
Iowa, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  6
Gots
  1
SCORE
96
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Vidblain from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Tap pour at the Mornin' Delight 2018 release. Incredibly sweet - like, unbalanced levels of diabeetus sort of sweetness. I don't have it, but it needs more adjunct presence. There is plenty of roasty coffee as well, but it somehow doesn't offset the sweetness. Plenty of body though - quite thick. Well made beer.

Decent, but not a game-changer or anything.

Jun 09, 2019
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briandgilbert from Illinois

4.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L-dark pour no head, brown edges
S-Very strong smell, sweet and deep
T-wow what a punch, amazing bite, huge flavors, big chocolate and bourbon flavors, not quite as sweet and strong as Mornin Delight but wow still amazing!
F-not thick like MD or SR71 but wow still worth it, highly recommended!!

Poured from tap at brewery on Dec 27, 2018.

Dec 27, 2018
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BenHoppy from Michigan

5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Forget about GI Bourbon County if you can get your hands on this. I'm sure Kentucky Bourbon Breakfast Stout still wins but man this stuff is delicious and best beer I ever had. Oily, dark appearance with flavors of magnificent bourbon, chocolate Hershey syrup, maple syrup, and dark fruit. Oh man this is greatness at its greatest and belongs a spot in the top 250.

Oct 18, 2018
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mwilbur from Minnesota

4.54/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap into snifter at the brewery. 12%
A: Pours a super dark brown with thin skim of dark mocha head.
S: Leather, molasses, baker’s chocolate, tobacco, bourbon, and a hint of dark dried fruit.
T: Follows aroma almost to a T. Leather, molasses, smooth bittersweet chocolate, tobacco, bourbon, fig, and raisins.
M: Medium heavy body...less than expected. Very velvety smooth. Darkly sweet with mild bitterness and mild alcohol burn. Perfection here.
D: Good complexity and surprisingly drinkable. Well done, TG!

Sep 02, 2018
Term Oil 18-A from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 96 out of 100 with 27 ratings