Canned Chameleon (Pink)
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

Canned Chameleon (Pink)Canned Chameleon (Pink)
Rate It
Beer Geek Stats | Print Shelf Talker
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #640
Ranked #16,218
4.02 | pDev: 8.21%
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
Very Good
Canned Chameleon (Pink)Canned Chameleon (Pink)
Notes: Canned Chameleon never stays the same for long. Each batch of this pale ale is brewed with a different hop variety and packaged in a newly-hued can. When the can's color changes, you can expect a deliciously original taste experience.
Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 24 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of Franziskaner
Franziskaner from Missouri

3.65/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Straw yellow with some haziness. Heavy lacing. There’s a fingernail of creamy off white on top. The aroma is of lemon and lime. I’m tasting a bit of lemon and pine, the latter of which lingers after the fade. The mouth is light and easygoing.

May 19, 2019
Photo of zeff80
zeff80 from Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz can. Poured out a clear, golden orange color with a small, white head of foam. It smelled herbal and earthy with a touch of caramel maltiness. Odd earthy taste with toasted caramel.

Feb 20, 2019
Photo of hoptheology
hoptheology from South Dakota

4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can poured into nonic pint glass.

Hazy, juicy appearance with a creamy head of 1 finger. Lots of nice skirted lace up the sides of the glass.

Aroma is lovely. Lots and lots of pineapple, then orange juice, and hints of mango.

Flavor is likewise exquisite. Pineapple, OJ, mango, slight mint, more orange juice, and slight herb.

Feel is acidic and creamy at the same time. Lots of nice carbonation.

Overall, this is absolutely killer. On par with any of the TG offerings out there.

Feb 09, 2019
Photo of HoppyBastard
HoppyBastard from Nebraska

3.54/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce can into a Shaker pint glass, "CANNED ON" date 08/10/18.

APPEARANCE: pours a cloudy, straw color with a few larger bits floating about, one-finger off-white head, excellent retention, heavy lacing on the glass, medium carbonation, does not get much better than this.

SMELL: bread, pineapple and an earthy note, understated to the nose.

TASTE: initially sweet citrus like pineapple and mango then bread and finishes with an earthy taste.

PALATE: medium body and carbonation.

OVERALL: this is a great looking beer but otherwise it's just average, for $5.00 a six pack I would buy this again no problem, I also like the lower 4.5% ABV.

Feb 07, 2019
Photo of vette2006c5r
vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Canned Chameleon pours a hazyish bronze color, with a small, but long lasting lacing head. Sticky aroma. Flavor is sticky, and rather hoppy. Light malty base. Good body and feel. Overall, a strong and flavorful pale ale, great body, with some sticky flavors.

Jan 24, 2019
Photo of Danieljm
Danieljm from Missouri

3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from can into glass. Very hazy appears to be unfiltered. Nice head, disappears quickly but lacing continues down the glass. Has a piney, fresh aroma. Taste is similar to aroma - fresh citrus and refreshing with no major after taste. Nice refreshing beer. Was not expecting much but this is a good beer

Sep 02, 2018
Photo of GoBearsWalter34
GoBearsWalter34 from Illinois

4.41/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy straw color with a thin, creamy, white head.
Wonderful smell of citrus hop and malt. Softer citrus smells of melon and orange. A little spice bite.
Taste of candied citrus and almost a fruity pebbles effect with the malt and candied hop combination. Some bitterness from the citrus hop. Spice and slight dankness creep in.
good bitterness for an APA. Great move by HyVee to get involved with Toppling Goliath!

Aug 27, 2018
Photo of dcotom
dcotom from Iowa

4.1/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12-ounce can into an ultimate pint glass. Appearance leaves nothing to be desired. Hazy dark-yellow color, with a gleaming white and creamy two-finger head that left sheets of lacing as it settled to a thick cap. Good biscuity malt backbone, with lots of grapefruit, orange zest, tropical fruit, and pine. Nice bitterness (36 IBU), medium-light mouthfeel, and a moderately crisp and dry finish. Very tasty and refreshing.

Brewed exclusively for Hy-Vee Stores under the Warped Roots label.

Aug 22, 2018
Canned Chameleon (Pink) from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 24 ratings