Tsunami Pale Ale | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Tsunami Pale AleTsunami Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
tgbrews.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dive into a Toppling Goliath Tsunami Pale Ale. Waves of mandarin orange aroma swell into this light ale body, coasting to a smooth, easy finish. This Tsunami is a breezy ride, not too bitter, and a perfect introduction for those not yet familiar with the craft brewing world. Prepare your palate to take the plunge with a chilled Tsunami Pale, best served in a pint glass.

31 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 07-24-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
367
Reviews:
54
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
10.47%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
40
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 367 |  Reviews: 54
Photo of Norvelljeff
5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have the pleasure of drinking this shit straight off the line and I can say that this was fantastic. Almost electric orange in color and not quite as flavorful as I would have liked. Always look forward to TG and eagerly waiting what the next move will be for them. Bottoms Up

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Photo of Ejayz
5/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of JordynDixon
5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of vikingpillager
4.61/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Wow I was really blown away by this pale ale. Absolutely amazing! I will have to do a side-by-side with PsuedoSue because I'm not sure which is better right now! IBUs seems a little low at 31--the actual bitterness was exceptional :)

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Photo of deereless
4.53/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vukusich
4.52/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of YalovaIA
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of Kenai4
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of Sunn
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of jwmoore
4.48/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sam_The_Elder
4.38/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopHunter19
4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - standard pale ale.- clear golden color with a white head that sticks and leaves a halfway decent lacing
S - big blueberry, citrus, grapefruit, orange peel, hop zest, ganja, very reminiscient of Lizard King, but legitamitely probably better
T - big citrus zest, orange peel, blueberry, grapefruit, hop resin, ganja, not quite as striking as the nose but pretty damn good.
M - light mf, alc covered, aftertaste is light mosaic hops
O - like Lizard King, this pale ale is a good reminder that if you drink a bunch of mosaic double ipa and then expect the same oomph from this you'll be dissapointed. That said, thats what a good pale ale is about - drinkability. Its not supposed to destroy your palate.

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Photo of CraigP83
4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smell is slightly floral and orange zest. Taste dank hop bitterness , orange juice but not overly citrusy.

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Photo of FriedSlug
4.28/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A deep gold beer with a fluffy, slightly off white head. As the sticky head recedes it leaves a massive amount of lacing behind. The aroma is mainly resinous pine with sweet, overripe tropical fruit in the background. Orange, mango and papaya seem to be the prevalent flavors with a nice sweet maltiness and a bitter pine bite that lingers but fades to an enjoyable level. The body is a little thicker than I thought a beer of this ABV would be and I appreciate that. This is quite a big flavored 5% beer. Very nice beer.

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4.27/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of morimech
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KarlHungus
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Ish1
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrMcGibblets
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NathanFink
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of archi348
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Thompson
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of clausr
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Tsunami Pale Ale from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 367 ratings.
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