Ferrari Backpack
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #1,115
Ranked #5,898
4.14 | pDev: 7.49%
Jun 19, 2022
May 21, 2021
Stranded on a desolate road with nothing but the backpack that reminds him it wasn’t always like this. Lavish parties, mansions, and fountains of hazy IPA used to be the norm. He didn’t choose the Ferrari lifestyle. It chose him. It may escape him now, but this stallion will ride again. We vibed out with our compadres at Lua Brewing Company to manifest liquid opulence. Brewed with a pretentiously golden aesthetic, loaded with luxuriously oil-laden hops, and soft as thousand thread count sheets. Drink fresh. Pinkies out.

Hops: Riwaka, Strata, Citra, Sabro, & Amarillo
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Rated: 3.89 by BlueMountain from Iowa

Jun 19, 2022
Rated: 4 by TODDRESSEL1 from Indiana

May 21, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by warrendietrich2001 from Nevada

Feb 19, 2022
Rated: 4.03 by einman from Minnesota

Jan 20, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Nov 15, 2021
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Reviewed by mactrail from Washington

3.32/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
Call it "Unfiltered," but it's as cloudy a beer as I've ever seen. Sort of grayish yellow with a ring of foam in the snifter. Very sweet and juicy. Orange slush with canned peaches and a twist of lemon peel. Can't fault the super-fruity aroma of papaya and pineapple with citrus chaser.

Overall this is more New England than not, but let's just say it's a high-octane murk bomb. Less acidic than most of the NE brethren but still unpleasantly harsh. From the 16 oz can purchased at some southern California big box. Dated 06/10/21 and they have the decency to add a "best by" date that is only a month past.
Nov 12, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota

Oct 20, 2021
Rated: 4.38 by alwaysneipa from California

Oct 01, 2021
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Reviewed by laketang from Arizona

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Thick looking delishous orange with an okay head, some lacing.
Bold floral boutique, fruit stands out.
Mmmmm! resinous pine, passion fruits, mango, pineapple.
Sep 06, 2021
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Reviewed by JamFuel from Sweden

4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours a hazy orange with thick, fluffy head.

Smell is juicy and fruity with notes of passionfruit, lime, pineapple and hints of coconut and grass.

Taste is juicy with a solid bitterness. Notes of passionfruit, cactus, lime, coconut and grass. Hints of orange sorbet on the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium, soft and pillowy with good carbonation.

Overall, a terrific DIPA, as usual from TG.
Sep 01, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by ElGallo from New Hampshire

Aug 29, 2021
Rated: 4.02 by crobinso from Colorado

Aug 13, 2021
Rated: 4 by Mattias from Sweden

Aug 11, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Aug 11, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by Bartleby91 from Wisconsin

Aug 08, 2021
Rated: 4.19 by Zanico from Ohio

Aug 08, 2021
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Reviewed by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16oz can fill date 5/14/21 into a large snifter.
L: Pours a hazy thick yellow-gold dust orange with a thick pock-marked 1" off white eggshell head that has good retention and some lacing. It is gently carbonated.
S: Tropical fruits, orange pith, papaya, tang, coconut, pineapple, tangerine, a hint of alcohol as the beer warms, light biscuit malt.
T: Tangy tangerine, peach, papaya, tart orange, lime & lemon zest, apricot, sweet caramel and pine at the end. It is slightly oily, moderately tart and lightly bitter overall. There's a slight hint of grass, no alcohol burn and it is sweet tasting on the lips.
F: Medium-heavy bodied with an initially brisk then plush mouthfeel. It has a medium-long finish, is very lightly chewy and slightly drying.
O: It's a bit sweet AND sour in many good ways. Zesty citrus and multiplicity of fruit flavors create a commanding taste that disguises the 7.8%ABV quite well. An excellent Double IPA.
Jul 30, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Jul 27, 2021
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Reviewed by digboy from New Hampshire

4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours cloudy gold color with an off white one finger silky head. Pungent stonefruit notes on the nose, maybe a touch of jolly rancher. Taste is similar with dense nectarine and orange notes as well as a touch of candied sweetness in the finish. Feel is very soft and creamy with a light to moderate bitterness in the finish. Very good, maybe a touch more piquant than a typical NEIPA but well made.
Jul 27, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by DrBass from Maryland

Jul 25, 2021
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