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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #1,151
ABV:
7.8%
Score:
90
Ranked #6,917
Avg:
4.21 | pDev: 4.99%
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
34
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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
 
Iowa, United States
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Wants
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SCORE
90
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Notes: When we get together with our convivial pals at WeldWerks Brewing to kung fu some brew, we bring to you a hip hoppy DIPA featuring an expressive combo of Citra, Idaho 7, Talus and Cashmere hops!
Reviews: 11 | Ratings: 34 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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Wasatch from Colorado

4.44/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz. Can
PKG: 10/15/21
BEST BY: 02/12/22

Poured into a Trillium glass a very nice cloudy pale yellow color, with some very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy one-finger plus off-white head, which also leaves some pretty nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is very nice, hoppy, malty, with a very nice citrus complex (orange, tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, mango, peach, apricot, nectarine, melon), with a pretty nice little diesel like. The taste is very nice, hoppy, malty, with a very nice citrus complex (orange, tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, mango, peach, apricot, nectarine, melon), with a very nice diesel like. Medium body, ABV is hidden very nicely, with a pretty nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, this is a very tasty beer. Orange Julius! Addictive! MilkShake!

Thursday at 03:59 AM
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craigbelly from Iowa

4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nov 06, 2021
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Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 23, 2021
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Shenk87 from Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nov 20, 2021
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cd34 from Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nov 14, 2021
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dt_gbpackersfan from Missouri

4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nov 10, 2021
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sd123 from Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 22, 2021
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chrismattlin from Ohio

4.64/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Nov 23, 2021
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mothman from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap. Hazy golden sunset.

Dank, weedy, west coast hops, but fruity and juicy as well. The nose is outstanding. Tropical fruits with grapefruit citrus. Very well done.

Saturday at 10:35 PM
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harrypowers from Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a milky light orange with a small fluffy head and a lot of lacing.

Smells of grassy piney hops with some citrus.

Tastes of tart grapefruit, sweeter orange & lemon with grassy mildly bitter hops at the finish.

Medium light body with light carbonation. Lush clean mouthfeel.

This brew has distinct but not over powering tart, sweet and bitter tastes nicely balanced.

Well done!

Nov 16, 2021
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gudbrande from Minnesota

4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at TG based on the recommendation of the server - I initially ordered a King Sue and she changed my mind. It was a great recommendation, it's a delightful IPA. It has the TG mouthfeel and the Cashmere hops shine. Has a hint of bitter bite that I like in a hazy IPA. Hard to put this one down.

Nov 01, 2021
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WDJersey from Colorado

4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Today at 03:04 AM
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mflamar from New York

4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 10, 2021
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gatornation from Minnesota

4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy golden wheat color nice head and lacing. Smell is juicy and tropical,with citrus mint and vanilla. Taste floral,tropical with melon pine berries citrus and herbal notes dankness. Mouth feel is sweet and juicy with very little bitterness ,its both tropical and dank/herbal , very good.

Nov 11, 2021
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vfgccp from New York

3.74/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nov 14, 2021
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GreenBayBA from Wisconsin

4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look is apricot-orange. Looks like fruit juice instead of hazy IIPA. Smell. Wow! All kinds of fruit! I don't know the difference between papaya, guava, and mango, but all tropical fruits seemed to have sent representation. Very unique! Quite intense! The flavor has the "buttery electricity" that Toppling Goliath Brewing is known for, but imagine drinking a blend of all the fruits in the Chiquita banana lady's hat, but not like you would blend it. More like a valkyrie would blend it for your first beverage in Valhalla, after falling in a glorious battle. The mouthfeel is vivacious, champagne-like, and effervescent. Overall, this is a new chapter of success for Toppling Goliath Brewing, with an assist from WeldWerks Brewing, who I am a huge fan of!

Today at 06:33 PM
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Nunya from Ohio

4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yesterday at 02:28 AM
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Blazer22 from Colorado

4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 17, 2021
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prototypic from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Saturday at 03:12 AM
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Korbynlehr from Kentucky

4.02/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I admit in advance I am not a huge fan of NE Style IPAs, but I am a HUGE fan of IPAs in general. The more bitter the better. This has bitterness on the backend. That is the good. The initial taste, like many NE style ipas, onion taste which is off putting. There you go, bad onion taste, but great bitterness.

Nov 23, 2021
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Jdells09 from New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nov 20, 2021
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Samnem from Georgia

4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nov 13, 2021
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WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4.02/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Today at 12:34 AM
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ElGallo from New Hampshire

4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 06, 2021
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CisPiece88 from Nebraska

3.86/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Yesterday at 09:51 PM
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Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 34 ratings