PseudoSue | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98.3%
Liked This Beer
4.53 w/ 4,409 ratings
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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
Ranking:
#76
Reviews:
662
Ratings:
4,409
Liked:
4,333
Avg:
4.53/5
pDev:
7.51%
Alströms:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
1,316
Gots:
1,026
Trade:
53
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,409 |  Reviews: 662
Photo of JamieDuncan
4.59/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bubseymour
4.68/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Nice intense citrus hops with a touch of onion. Taste is almost exactly like the smell.

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Photo of mikul93
4.43/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Faroveryonder
4.34/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emalc
4.54/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of alucard
4.66/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zeff80
4.52/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

An incredibly balanced beer with citra. Perfect mouthfeel, and oh so drinkable. Definitely a mango/honey thing going on with this. Wish I had an abundant supply to drink year round.

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Photo of senglish7
4.54/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Been waiting to try this one. Golden color. Nice head after a pour from can. Canned in January so not super fresh. Super sweet and fruity taste. Very smooth finish and feel. Aroma doesn't do a ton for me. Can't believe the ABV on this. Reminds me a lil of Jai Alai, only sweeter.

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Photo of Johng19751
4.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VashonGuy
4.36/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AD17
4.83/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BradMacMullin
4.79/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This is a fine beer - many thanks to my pal Parris. Poured from a can dated the last week of February, so only 5 weeks old. I considered letting it celebrate its first birthday, but I'm selfish. Poured a copper-orange color - nice head. Love the tropical smell, and it carries into the taste - almost like a grapefuit with a nice malt balance. Was expecting a hop blast but didn't get it.....which is a nice change. Shouldn't forget this is an APA.
I am on a roll with top quality beers lately.....might be time to find a Molson Ice to bring me back to my roots

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Photo of dcmchew
4.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BAsbill
4.35/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeeb
4.9/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Corey_Graven
4.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beric
4.59/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Serving: 16oz can, canned early March 2016, into a tulip
Served: 28 Mar 2016

Appearance: Pours a great golden yellow color with a soft one finger head that sticks around for a bit, but not forever. Good carbonation coming up from the bottom of the glass. Slight haze, but nothing extreme.

Smell: Very pungent citrus and pine hop smells. Quite resinous. Not much malt on the nose. Very clean smelling, which is refreshing.

Taste: Wow, what a great beer. Very assertive citra hops and everything that comes with them- grapefruit, mango, pine, lemon peel, and a pinch of fresh mown grass. The hop flavors cut across the palate nicely and leave you thirsting for more. Slight malt sweetness but nothing too noticable. Very clean tasting.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Drinks great.

Overall: Definitely deserving the rating it gets and very comparable to Zombie Dust. I have to say that this one edges out Zombie Dust slightly due to its awesome format- who doesn't love 16oz cans?!

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Photo of Sk8sean86
3.32/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ianw87
5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SFC21
4.24/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GRBLUE12
4.7/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jdiggity
4.46/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

This just came into the FL market under agreement with Lakeland, FL...great to finally have it here. I never had the original, just this newly Brewer down south. Pint can mar/9/16 dated so fresh.
Smell is citrus, mango and some funk, very nice. Taste is fantastic for a Pale Ale as it drinks more like an IPA to me, which is my favorite style. Appearance is typical PA, golden and clear. Opinion: I am going to load up every time I see this. It's a great tropical forward hoppy pale ale that I always search for. This is a good one. Get you some.

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Photo of philerman
4.71/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Finally got my paws on one of these after slight disappointments last summer with Dorothy and 1492. Absolutely delicious with the citra taste killing it. Could easilly become my goto along with Boat and DaisyCutter in the sub 6% pale range.

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PseudoSue from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 98.3% out of 100 with 4,409 ratings
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