PseudoSue | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This single hop ale showcases the Citra hop. Named for the largest T-rex fossil ever discovered, she roars with ferocious aromas of grapefruit, citrus, mango and evergreen. Delicate in body with a mild bite in the finish.

50 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 08-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#83
Reviews:
682
Ratings:
4,538
pDev:
7.52%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
1,326
Gots:
1,084
Trade:
55
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4.25/5  rDev -6%
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I don't what it is about living in an area that it's damned hard to find certainly breweries offerings. Toppling Goliath is one of the breweries that just doesn't make it to central and eastern Florida. So when I head to Ft. Myers I try to scope out PseudoSue and this time I got some. VERY nice beer and well worth the "hunt" to get to some.

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4.84/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.83/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.64/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.67/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from 16oz can into Seidel Mug. Canned on December 6th 2017.

L: Hop hazy yellow, half a finger of white head appears and slowly dissipates into an island of foam with a thin ring.

S: Definitely a citra showcase here, tons of tropical fruit like mango and grapefruit and pineapple. Wonderful aroma. One of the best aromatic beers I have experienced.

T: Oh yeah. This beer has not disappointed thus far. Wonderful flavor profile and this is why I prefer single hopped beers. Simplicity can be elegant. Like the aroma there is lots of mango and pineapple and grapefruit.

F: Light, crisp and a lingering sweet fruity note.

O: Simply superb. The range the citra shows off lends an air of complexity while remaining simple and as earlier expressed, elegant. Wonderful.

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4.82/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Excellent taste and nice finish.

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4.31/5  rDev -4.6%
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3.92/5  rDev -13.3%
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4.03/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
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Canned 12/06/17, consumed 1/12/18.

Pours slightly misty gold with a nice solid head.

Pleasant citrus aroma with a little bit of pine and floral backing.

Taste is tangy, juicy citrus with grass and pine hops rounding it out.

Mouthfeel is medium with solid carbonation and bitterness and finishes dry. Does seem lighter than an IPA.

Overall a very tasty pale ale that is both tastier and lighter bodied than a lot of IPAs out there.

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4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.72/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.59/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4.29/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.33/5  rDev -4.2%
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4.46/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I asked my wife, who has no clue about beer, to smell it and tell me what it reminded her of. Her reply was "holiday". An excellent pale ale which pours a pale dark yellow color. Aroma is fruity with mango, orange and citrus notes. Juicy and medium mouthfeel. WORLD CLASS!

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4.72/5  rDev +4.4%
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4.25/5  rDev -6%
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4.18/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Canned 11/20/17. A little over two months old.

Poured from the 16 oz. can into a shaker pint.

a: Cloudy dark orange with a thin white head

s: Tangerinish citrus

t: Follows the nose along with moderate bitter hop bite. Dry juicy finish.

m: Medium, good body and carbonation tingle.

o: Citra hop showcase, the age on this may have muted the head and ramped up the bitterness, but as a session Pale Ale this Sue is no pseudo. Rich, flavorful and very refreshing.

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4.25/5  rDev -6%
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4.34/5  rDev -4%
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4.44/5  rDev -1.8%
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PseudoSue from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 4,538 ratings
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