Term Oil 19-C
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #236
Ranked #1,493
4.48 | pDev: 5.13%
Jan 11, 2021
Nov 04, 2019
Notes: None
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4.5 by pconn10 from Illinois on Jan 11, 2021
4.25 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts on Dec 26, 2020
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4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
by Damian from Massachusetts

Drank on tap at Lulu’s Allston, Allston, MA
Served in a tulip

Viscous, near pitch black appearance. The oily looking body was topped by a tight, creamy, finger-tall, caramel colored crown that quickly dropped to a thin collar. No lacing whatsoever.

The aroma was surprisingly nondescript. Roasted malts dominated. There was a slight metallic quality as well. As the beer warmed, a touch of caramel-like sweetness appeared. Subtle boozy/barrel notes were also detectable.

The flavor profile was far more interesting and complex than the nose. Big roasted malt presence up front. Some caramel-like sweetness also came through strong. Espresso notes appeared in the center. Touch of maple. Sweet but not excessively so. Perhaps some vanilla as well. More roastiness on the back end and the finish. There was a noticeable bourbon/whiskey barrel quality too.

The mouthfeel was outstanding. Full bodied for the style. Super creamy and dense, like heavy whipping cream. The liquid contained a fine, fairly subdued effervescence that complimented the viscosity of the liquid perfectly.

Toppling Goliath’s stouts are always fantastic, and Term Oil 19-C was no exception. In a age where basically every notable stout contains a slew of adjuncts, it was refreshing to try one that excelled without doing so.

Nov 08, 2020
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4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by gatornation from Minnesota

On Tap Pours a thick black color with a tan heads.Smell is vanilla with a prominent barrel. Taste was smooth mellow barrel mixed with chocolate and vanilla. Mouth feel is a thick bodied BA Stout that was a pleasure to drink.

Oct 10, 2020
4.35 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania on Oct 02, 2020
4.35 by Dharmelink from Wisconsin on Sep 09, 2020
4.81 by cd34 from Illinois on Aug 18, 2020
4.5 by Dovers from Wisconsin on Jun 20, 2020
4.44 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Jun 14, 2020
4.56 by lemmy187 from Missouri on Jun 13, 2020
4.73 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin on May 24, 2020
4.46 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota on May 24, 2020
3.75 by leroybrown10 from Missouri on Apr 12, 2020
4.42 by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois on Feb 06, 2020
4.5 by WickedBeer from Alabama on Feb 03, 2020
5 by Ziosa from Missouri on Dec 18, 2019
4.5 by YvesB from Belgium on Dec 13, 2019
4.5 by Kdouble from Tennessee on Dec 08, 2019
4.5 by xdtfx from Illinois on Nov 11, 2019
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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by mothman from Minnesota

On tap. Little head. Black color.

Sweeter than 19-B and less barrel flavor. Has more of a vanilla and maple sweetness. Fudge and chocolate. Chocolate chip cookies. Full bodied. Great flavors. Very enjoyable.

Nov 09, 2019
Term Oil 19-C from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 20 ratings