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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:
#77
Reviews:
670
Ratings:
4,483
pDev:
7.51%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
1,319
Gots:
1,065
Trade:
53
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Poured from a 16oz tallboy can into a clear glass tulip. 09/20/16 on bottom of can.

A: Clear golden with hint of amber with 1-2 fingers of foamy off-white head with good retention but skimpy lacing.

S: Grapefruit and mango are the strongest with some orange and light melon aromas. There is just a hair of malt sweetness. No alcohol or yeast notes.

T: Explosive flavor with huge citrus grapefruit and lemon-lime and mango and guava to shape it out. A bit of malt sweetness and crackery character to try to balance things a little. No yeast or alcohol nots. Definitely on the continuum of all-Citra beers along with Super Session #2 and Double Sunshine from LFL. A little bit of dank, catty with some warming.

M: Very light and dry in the finish with low-medium carbonation. Super drinkable.

O: An impressive beer with a huge amount of flavor and aroma in a highly consumable package. Glad I got the chance to try it.

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A: Off white head a finger tall in the teku that slowly receded and left behind beautiful cathedral like lacing. The beer is light orange to pale gold with moderate clarity.

S: Huge, bright juicy mangos, papaya, guava and other tropical fruits. Moderate grassy, pine aromas with honey like malt aroma. Clean base malt aroma and fermentation character. very pleasant overall.

T: Moderate bitterness with a beutiful bouquet of tropical fruit flavors on par with the aroma. Mango and papaya with pineapple and goji berries. The malt character is surprisingly balanced with a bready character and a slight bread crust as it warms up. I am picking up a vegetable character in the finish that takes away from the drinkability, but it finishes very clean.

M: Clean and moderate body with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel. Some resinous/ sticky mouthfeel after a few sips pass the tongue.

O: A fantastic Pale Ale balanced like one in the bitterness department but with way more aroma and flavor from the hops. The vegetal character I was getting is the only thing I didn’t care for in the beer. I would have liked to have known the bottling date on this thing too! It was from a cooler and I drank it the same day I got it.. not sure I could have drank it fresher. Hopefully that vegetal flavor isn’t the norm.

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PseudoSue from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.53 out of 5 with 4,483 ratings
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