Fresh Batch Series - Cinnamon Roll
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

Fresh Batch Series - Cinnamon RollFresh Batch Series - Cinnamon Roll
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From:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
 
Iowa, United States
Style:
American Imperial Stout
Ranked #1,885
ABV:
9.6%
Score:
80
Ranked #27,808
Avg:
3.34 | pDev: 20.96%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
9
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 15, 2022
Added:
Oct 04, 2021
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  1
SCORE
80
Good
Fresh Batch Series - Cinnamon RollFresh Batch Series - Cinnamon Roll
Notes: The second in the Fresh Batch Series...Cinnamon Roll!

Our Cinnamon Roll version in the Fresh Batch Series stokes the fire with notes of fresh baked and frosting drizzled cinnamon rolls.
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

4.23/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Fresh Batch Series - Cinnamon Roll pours a thick black, with a small, lacing tan head. Aroma is filled with a vanilla frosting note. Flavor is sweet, quite sweet, lots of cinnamon, and a lot of frosting flavors. Good body and feel. Overall, a great pastry stout, sweet, but not the sweets, some nice flavors, that mix well with this one.
May 15, 2022
 
Rated: 3.39 by West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

May 02, 2022
 
Rated: 3.78 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Apr 25, 2022
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Reviewed by jlindros from Massachusetts

1.84/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1
Best by 2022/05/21
Pours a large foamy creamy dense 1.5 finger brown head with great retention, soapy lacing, thick black color

Nose is weird, there like a stale bread cardboard wet wood thing that's really weird, big cinnamon behind that, stale old cinnamon, and some other weird spices, brown sugar, vanilla icing, that's it

Taste super sweet, rich syrupy sweet sugar, brown sugar, frosting, icing, cinnamon, I really do feel like they just blending frosting, more of that stale bread and stale spices, wet cardboard, bitter spicy hop,

Mouth is very thick syrupy chewy, med lighter carb

Overall awful! Literally undrinkable, by far the worst toppling Goliath beer I've ever had, this is horrible
Apr 02, 2022
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Reviewed by Harrison8 from Missouri

3.2/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
Pours black with a finger of caramel colored foam. Legs on the glass reveal an oily, heavy liquid. Aroma is cinnamon & nutmeg with sticky candy sugar behind. It's cloyingly sweet, much sweeter than a homemade cinnamon roll. Flavor profile is cinnamon, candy sugar, bread yeast, nutmeg, thick icing, dark fruits, and lactose. It's super sweet, to the point of detriment. A real cinnamon roll has more balance than this. Mouth feel is medium-thick with a sticky, bold, and neppy texture. Overall, it's like swishing an overseasoned, over-iced cinnamon bun in your mouth every sip. It certainly hits the notes on the can, but disregards drinkability or balance to do so. The intent is to be a dessert beer, but a cinnamon roll served as sweet as this would not be desirable.

Draft. Reviewed from notes.
Mar 19, 2022
 
Rated: 3 by kjkinsey from Texas

Mar 07, 2022
 
Rated: 3.01 by Vonerichs from Colorado

Mar 02, 2022
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Reviewed by kcdrummer from Missouri

2.05/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
This was my first time to get to try a TG stout and wow was it terrible. I tried to choke down two sips and it was undrinkable. Sugarbomb with no balance. Why would they release this?
Feb 09, 2022
 
Rated: 3.5 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Jan 25, 2022
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Reviewed by davisdahlberg6 from Tennessee

3.23/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
A: Pours a jet black with a finger of light coffee brown foam.
S: Overall a bit underwhelming… a whole nose of cinnamon with some subtle notes maple, bourbon, chocolate, oatmeal, and vanilla.
T: Definition of a pastry stout… Loads of sweet cinnamon on the front end, with some vanilla, maple and maybe a hint of bourbon. Lack of any balance, just uber sweet and really tough to drink.
F: Definitely the highlight of the beer, thick, full, and smooth. Perhaps a slight alcohol warmness, but the sweetness mostly drowns this out.
Overall: It’s a sugar bomb, hard to drink, and expensive. If you and a friend or two want to go in on a can because you love sugary pastry stouts, be my guest; but this too much for me and I wouldn’t buy it again.
Jan 17, 2022
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Rated by mothman from Minnesota

4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Can. Tan head. Thick and fudgy black color.

Pastry stout. Cinnamon and vanilla. Chocolate. Thick and rich. Tasty, but 5-6 oz is enough. Enjoyable.
Jan 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Jan 03, 2022
 
Rated: 3.9 by heysuz from Indiana

Jan 03, 2022
 
Rated: 3.25 by admonster00 from Illinois

Dec 28, 2021
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Reviewed by chum_husk from Minnesota

2.65/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
Big blast of cinnamon roll flavor, but there is no balance, leaving it nearly undrinkable. I like me a dessert stout, but this is like drinking a tall glass of ecig juice - not good. Had this back-to-back with their S'mores stout and I think I now have type-2 diabetes
Dec 24, 2021
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Reviewed by DarkLordScott from Wisconsin

4.38/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours dark black, with a modest head of foam. Aroma is of freshly baking cinnamon rolls baking in the oven -- cinnamon, ooey gooey sugary sweetness. Taste is the beer version of the Phil Spectre Wall of Sound; big, swirly notes of cinnamon, sugar and vanilla goodness. Goodness that comes in a brew! Do not miss this one.
Dec 23, 2021
Fresh Batch Series - Cinnamon Roll from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 16 ratings