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): 5.80%

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
Ratings:
4,354
Reviews:
648
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
7.59%
 
 
Wants:
1,311
Gots:
1,009
For Trade:
54
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Photo of HardyA
4.14/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of golf_sierra
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very hazy light amber.
Creamy but short lasting head.
Aroma is brilliant, strong grapefruit.
Taste is very hoppy, nice grapefruit again. Bitterness is high and finishes dry and lingering bitterness but grapefruit flavor stays with.
Medium to low carbonation.
Excellent hop centered pale ale.

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Photo of Shaneo42
4.64/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of anvindr
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tarabeer
3.05/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Would be good with an orange for more flavor

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Photo of danwho
4.85/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Love this one, I can imagine how much better it would be on tap!

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Photo of LiquidAmber
4.23/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy, medium golden amber with a two finger white head that dissipates slowly to a thick cap with nice lacing. Aroma of caramel malt, citrus hops, grapefruit and orange with light tropical fruit. Flavor is caramel malt, citrus hops, grapefruit, lemon, hints of light tropical fruit, finishes with alpha hop forward citrus rind with an emphasis on grapefruit. Medium bodied with light creaminess. A quite citrus hop forward pale ale, with a classic pale ale malt body, but hopping leaning towards a Citra IPA. There are quite a few light fruit flavors here, but most are subsumed by the grapefruit and lemon hop flavors. Nice lingering rind finish. The dominant citrus flavors are somewhat one-note, but the overall balance of malt and hops are nice and the finish is surprisingly robust for a pale ale. Cans of this legendary pale ale showed up out of nowhere at a local shop and I was lucky to be in the right place and time. Really glad I had a chance to try this.

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Photo of singletary
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

It pours a hazy amber color with a good foamy head to it. The smell is citrus a half mango half pineapple. The Taste is of mango with a piney bite to it. The bitterness is not overdone very sutial just enough to taste it. The body is medium and easy to drink. Overall a very well done pale ale.

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4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nate2034
4.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GeoffAnton2637
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lewith
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Abe_Froman
4.18/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of runlikeakenyan
4.55/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JOSHRINARD
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mkyer
4.23/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of unoriginal
3.82/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Phineasco
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DamienI
3.5/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Juggerr
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hemlock4888
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of vabeerguy
4.21/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurzman
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
4.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours clear, amber in color with one inch head. Taste is big mango and mango juice, orange, and light pale malt...Super juicy, slightly bitter, medium light bodied with moderate carbonation...Amazing beer. Perfect light drinker. Up there with my New England favorites. Would be a fridge staple if I could get it regularly.

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Photo of Khaack
4.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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PseudoSue from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
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