King Sue - Double Dry-Hopped
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

King Sue - Double Dry-HoppedKing Sue - Double Dry-Hopped
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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #49
ABV:
7.8%
Score:
99
Ranked #384
Avg:
4.61 | pDev: 4.99%
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
86
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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
 
Iowa, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
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King Sue - Double Dry-HoppedKing Sue - Double Dry-Hopped
Notes: Citra Hops give King Sue its bold flavors of mango, orange and pineapple. This double dry-hopped version packs even more flavor into each bottle.
Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 86 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by REVZEB:
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REVZEB from Illinois

4.23/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy neon yellow body, white cap. Smell is huge with the pineapple, mango, grapefruit, and orange, but there is also lemon, lime, and melon in there too, dry hops finish. Such a huge nose I expected the taste to come down a notch, but honestly it did a lot, still fruity and good, verging on sweet, hops are very light. A good neipa taste but nothing crazy. Feel is bright and light while being very juicy, yet finishes drier, hop textures are soft but intentional. Much prefer the original

Oct 30, 2020
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Barettes from Washington

4.46/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dec 28, 2019
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Bshaw22 from Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours thick hazy orange white head.
Smell is that great TG citrus hop with something that is reminiscent of the early days of TG. Almost Spicy in a non spicy way.
Flavor is awesome with the same smells transferring.
Delish
Finishes just dry enough. But still balanced and sweet.
Great beer

Feb 01, 2020
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d5001986 from Wisconsin

4.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Jan 17, 2021
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nruhlig from Minnesota

4.61/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Dec 22, 2019
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Bartleby91 from Wisconsin

4.63/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Dec 29, 2019
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rab53 from Washington

4.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Jan 11, 2020
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gatornation from Minnesota

4.41/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a murky golden straw color with a fresh white head, Smell is citrus pineapple mango and papaya.. Taste has delicious citra hops very pungent and herbal that feature pineapple and mango ,a good bit tropical citrus. Mouth feel is dry with loads of citra in the finish. Delicious DDH version of the King actually the herbal notes and citra hops reminds me of the OG P Sue from 8-10 years ago ,well done.

Dec 18, 2019
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Chilmer from Iowa

5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Jan 02, 2020
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Ollie63 from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a vibrant hazy golden yellow, smell includes juicy pineapple, and some dank, weedy characteristics from the intense dry-hopping. Tastes follows suit with that pineapple. Has noticeably more green hop bite than the regular KS. Mouthfeel is not lacking at all. Creamy. A treat to have. A great Citra showcase.

Sep 22, 2020
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mgundy32 from Wisconsin

4.47/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap in a snifter at Three Cellars in Menomonee Falls, WI. Pours a cloudy orange yellow, completely opaque. Huge nose that can be smelled without getting close. Upon closer inspection, notes of mango, pineapple, citrus and a little pine. Very juicy with mostly mango and pineapple on the sip without being overly sweet. A little thinner bodied than I like for the style but doesn't really detract from an otherwise great beer.

Aug 22, 2020
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izzyismyrott from Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aug 31, 2020
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Dharmelink from Wisconsin

4.7/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Dec 13, 2019
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Sound_Explorer from Washington

4.37/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jan 12, 2020
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AyatollahGold from Indiana

4.3/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nose is pungent with citrus and some dankness.
Taste is pungent with dankness as well. Powerful flavor.
Smooth with some hop burn.
Overall, it’s the favorite of the sue family I’ve had so far.

Dec 20, 2019
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pkkosmatka from Minnesota

4.61/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Yesterday at 12:39 AM
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Eziel from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Feb 25, 2020
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jwerner23 from Minnesota

4.99/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Feb 02, 2020
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fargofallout from Minnesota

4.42/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle. Pours extremely hazy with significant head - looks almost like a glass of orange juice. Strong citrus aroma. Not particularly bitter or sweet - strikes a great balance. This is a great IPA.

Monday at 08:17 PM
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mothman from Minnesota

4.12/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle. White head. Hazy sunset orange.

Lots of pineapple. Mango and orange. Very tropical and juicy, but not the flavor blast I was expecting. It’s good, but with all the hype, I was a bit confused. Solid, but nothing out of this world.

Dec 08, 2019
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smartassboiler from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dec 17, 2019
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PDinunzi from New Jersey

4.88/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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snaotheus from Washington

4.4/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2019-12-31
16.9oz bottle served in a tulip. Bottled 11-22-19. Gift from @mr-jj.

Pours super hazy, big head that fades moderately slowly and leaves some interesting webwork lacing. No doubt, this is a pretty beer. Smell is citrus and juicy. Smells really good.

Taste is right there with it -- citrus (very pithy). Juice, but not overly sweet. Nice resinous finish.

Mouthfeel is dry and surprisingly light. Overall, this is really good.

Dec 31, 2019
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Radcpa from Washington

4.33/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy straw color with significant white head that dissipates slowly. Aroma is a nice grapefruit. Taste is a milder grapefruit than the aroma suggests.

Dec 23, 2019
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cgwami from Canada (MB)

4.66/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Dec 17, 2019
King Sue - Double Dry-Hopped from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 99 out of 100 with 86 ratings