Tsunami Pale Ale | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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359 Ratings
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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:
359
Reviews:
51
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
41
For Trade:
2
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Photo of AmishLightning
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eman17
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmh21
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jacob17
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wardt16
3.65/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tvenne
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vikingpillager
4.61/5  rDev +21%
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 rjp217
3.51/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerLover99
4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dankacheese
3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StonedTrippin
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a really juicy pale ale from a brewery everyone likes, i am surprised this isnt rated more favorably. its pretty straightforward, even for a pale ale, just a really light and crisp and drier malt base, liberally hopped and dry hopped with citrusy bright new world varietals and kept light, carbonated highly, and made to be infinitely drinkable, i have very little to critique about this one. its hard to guess the hops, but citra and mosaic or amarillo would be a good launching point, this has all the flavor of those hops, sweet lemon, orange zest, and slight pineapple, with an oily complexion and only balancing bitterness, no more. subtle vegetal freshness lets me know this is brand new, and just a dry crackery basic malt base is all we need for support underneath. awesome carbonation, juicy hop flavor is as good in taste as it is in the nose, which is highly potent and distinctive. i like it being crisp and i like it being so light, this is an all day pint can, warms up okay too. insanely hoppy for a pale ale, but really tasty and good, this deserves better marks...

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Photo of larryi86
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thank you Ri0 for this
16 oz can, dated 1/30/17, poured into a pint glass

A- A clear copper with a two finger white head.

S- Mandarin oranges, some caramel malts, some citrus, floral.

T- Sweet bread, some oranges, citrus, floral hops that turn to some wet grass and onion in the finish.

M- Smooth, light body.

O- The finish is a little off putting to me, maybe I should have drank this sooner. Other than the finish I enjoy the rest of the beer.

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Photo of sweemzander
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BuckyNBeer
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lemmy187
3.87/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stereosforgeeks
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MidwestBA
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
4.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bschmidt_37
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jschott75
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of J_Mueller
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RAFH
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Got a four pack of Tsunami 16 ouncers from my friend Jeff. The smell is absolutely amazing of fruity hop notes.....arguably more nose than any low gravity beer I've ever had. Ends with a solid clean aftertaste. Definitely a great daily drinker.

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3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Tsunami Pale Ale from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 359 ratings.
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