Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #1,083
Ranked #3,498
4.19 | pDev: 6.92%
Aug 28, 2022
Mar 27, 2020
Notes: Mosaic, Sabro, Simco, and Amarillo hops join forces to create a bouquet of tropical citrus and pineapple aromas. This bold, hop-forward IPA captivates the senses as you raise a glass in tribute to lord NugMo. May he bless your taste buds with a bounty of flavor.
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Rated: 3.75 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania

Aug 28, 2022
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Reviewed by JohnniEMc from Pennsylvania

4.12/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Its a very oaty looking pour from a pint can into a clear glass Imperial pint mug. It's got that somewhat bright, but also murky apricot-amber color and a foamy head touched with a hint of the color. There's plenty of carbonation and as for the foam, there are worse. Besides, it receded quickly. The smell is faintly reminiscent of oatmeal grown cold. Whatever hops within can only be considered trace. The tasting begins with soft and sweet flavor, maybe like caramel or butterscotch. Then comes the delightful surprise. This turns into a hopfest, from the transitioning middle to the strong hop presence at the finish. Never too sweet, but perhaps a little fruity at first, this ends dryly earthy and then piney. Something that wasn't expected from its aroma. Flaws are its lack of head, glass lacing and a malt body that can stand up to the array of hops. But the hoppy treat here is enough to give this a recommendation.
Aug 07, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by SViterileroux74 from Texas

Mar 01, 2022
Rated: 4 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Feb 06, 2022
Rated: 4.18 by QuentinDishaw from Massachusetts

Dec 17, 2021
Rated: 4.55 by ChuckTom from Arizona

Dec 12, 2021
Rated: 4.19 by Ox8840bo from Illinois

Dec 05, 2021
Rated: 4.17 by LXIXME from New Mexico

Nov 16, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Nov 10, 2021
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Reviewed by smackdanie from Illinois

3.16/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Looks great, but taste is harsh, and overcarbonated. Lots of pineapple flavor, no real nose to speak of, but what's there is almost sour smelling and nondescript. Not a fan. Generally I think Toppling Goliath is overrated as a brewery, I've not found one I was psyched about yet.
Oct 26, 2021
Rated: 4.43 by Jcal2023 from Pennsylvania

Oct 17, 2021
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Reviewed by Franziskaner from Missouri

3.97/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Straw yellow in color with a hazy complexion l. There’s a quarter inch of frothy off white on top. The aroma is of tangerine. I’m tasting citrus and lime. The mouth is very light and smooth.
Oct 16, 2021
Rated: 4.06 by SMH_NWI from Texas

Oct 03, 2021
Rated: 4.11 by 10Crumra from Texas

Oct 02, 2021
Rated: 4.05 by Lelampp from Ohio

Sep 10, 2021
Rated: 4.13 by Lukass from Ohio

Sep 07, 2021
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Reviewed by Thankin_Hank from Texas

4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
NUGMO pours an orange juice look and color. A monster of a head. The aroma is citrus, grapefruit and very acidic. Taste is citrus, grapefruit, pineapple and some slight bitterness and a little acidic. Nugmo is smooth with that hint of bitterness that lays gently on the tongue. Overall a very good IPA. Juice Bomb.
Sep 06, 2021
Rated: 4.04 by Burgy from Minnesota

Aug 28, 2021
Rated: 4.4 by TeachChefs from Pennsylvania

Aug 27, 2021
Rated: 4.19 by jcaleb86 from New Hampshire

Aug 23, 2021
Rated: 4.24 by BeerBeast from Florida

Aug 22, 2021
Rated: 4.02 by ElGallo from New Hampshire

Aug 21, 2021
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Reviewed by digboy from New Hampshire

4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours very cloudy yellow gold color. 1 finger off white head. Aroma is pungent with tangerine and sweeter papaya notes - good blend of citrus and more sweet tropical notes. Taste is very strong with harsh citrus and papaya notes - maybe a bit more intense than necessary but maybe desired by those who don't like weak NEIPAs. Medium sweetness, moderate bitterness only in the finish. This is a great NEIPA that has some maybe over the top flavors as a knock. Still I would order it at the brewery :)
Aug 20, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by archero from Texas

Aug 19, 2021
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Reviewed by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania

4.68/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Can dated 6-11-21 BB 10/09/21
Drank 8-15-21

Pours a perfect hazy OJ like orange with nice 2-3 finger head. Fresh smell of pineapple and mangos. Taste is a ripe tropical fruit blend most notably pineapple, mango, and some grapefruit, maybe even a hint of coconut. Finished with a nice hop bite on the backend. This one was an outstanding surprise, I’ve had few New England IPAS that are better, and surprised this isn’t ranked higher. I suspect if the label said treehouse it would be.
Aug 15, 2021
Rated: 4.43 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire

Aug 13, 2021
Rated: 3.85 by Taybeh from Minnesota

Aug 13, 2021
Rated: 4.12 by Bartleby91 from Wisconsin

Aug 08, 2021
Rated: 4.14 by Pro_Magnon from Texas

Aug 05, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by kjkinsey from Texas

Aug 04, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by Taenim from New Jersey

Aug 01, 2021
Rated: 4.01 by Unclevince from West Virginia

Aug 01, 2021
Rated: 4 by Chilmer from Iowa

Jul 31, 2021
Rated: 4.34 by JakerLou from New Hampshire

Jul 30, 2021
Rated: 4.28 by Mooslerfitness from Ohio

Jul 26, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by o29 from Texas

Jul 26, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by BuddyZ from Pennsylvania

Jul 25, 2021
Rated: 4.38 by TXRobbo from Texas

Jul 24, 2021
Rated: 3.98 by SpaethJam from New York

Jul 19, 2021
Rated: 4.16 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Jul 19, 2021
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Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 202 ratings