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:
4,358
Reviews:
650
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
7.59%
 
 
Wants:
1,311
Gots:
1,011
For Trade:
54
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,358 |  Reviews: 650
Photo of parris
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Trying to smell this from the mouth of the can, it smells mostly of fruity peachy hops.

Piney and resiny flavor, maybe some molasses for balance, pretty standard well-made hoppy ale.

Pleasantly papery mouthfeel, a tiny bit of lingering bitterness, but otherwise very crisp.

TG nailed this one, I'd consider it a pretty perfect showing.

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Photo of Phoodcritic
4.02/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Classic IPA taste. Indeed a very good one, but not one I'd go out of my way to obtain. I don't understand why it's called an APA. It is much closer in taste to Bell's Two-Hearted than to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, my reference APA.

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

Photo of moysauce
4.81/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Hard to top this. Lives up to the hype. Anything and everything you could want from an APA.

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Photo of Metalsnota
4.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bruno74200
4.72/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Amazing pale ale from a 12 oz can. The smell is the most beautiful part with a great hop profile : mango and grapefruit mostly. The taste follow with the tropical fruits but the good malt back bone balance it up. The taste is extremely smooth. It has an IPA profil on many points but it's definitely a pale ale as the bitterness you expect at the end don't come, you've got only a certain dryness even with the good malt profil

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Photo of riotontheroad
4.13/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sbrock22
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EdVandenberg
4.31/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of ContentmentDIPA
3.81/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of AdamTebbs
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ShawnoftheD3ad
4.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HippieDave56
4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rank9262
4.78/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Freeldrcw
4.73/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of crico925
4.62/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bizon
4.52/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JeffTheJuice
4.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brandon_9890
4.04/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LloydDobler
4.03/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of steveAbomb
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kell50
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mateo2699
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Clear Amber body, half finger white head. Smell is somewhat spicy, slight pineapple and noticable citra hops. Taste follows the nose with citrus, pine, and spice. Very light bodied and drinkable. Still just a pale ale, but a great one.

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PseudoSue from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
4.48 out of 5 based on 4,358 ratings.
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