Twisted Galaxy | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No time and no space. Life beyond life. An experience transcendental, originating from within and projected through the third eye. Relax. Take a journey of the mind. Open up to the possibilities beyond your mortal coil. Follow the lines that lead to your inner twisted galaxy. Unravel it, question it, understand it.

100+ IBU

Added by Pintofbrown on 08-22-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
174
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.2%
 
 
Wants:
75
Gots:
15
For Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.65/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into an IPA glass.

Appearance: Pours a somewhat hazy amber orange. Moderate amount of bubbles and a big two finger off white head that slowly settles into a thin creamy patch.

Smell: A very juicy and dank hop driven aroma with a scent of tropical fruit and pine. Citrus hop scent of orange peel, grapefruit, mango, melon, guava, and papaya with some pineapple and peach. Earthy hop scent of pine resin and grass. Malt hints of caramel, grains, and cracker with some yeast. A little honey like sweetness as well. A very good juicy aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a really juicy and dank hop dominated taste with notes of tropical fruit and pine. Upfront citrus hop notes of orange peel, mango, grapefruit, guava, papaya, and melon along with some peach and pineapple. Earthy hop notes of pine and grass. Backing malt notes of caramel, cracker, and grains along with yeast. A little honey like malt sweetness. A very good taste.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Juicy, oily, and fairly sticky.

Overall: Another great juicy Double IPA from Toppling Goliath. Very nice citrus fruit and pine resin flavor.

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4.31/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy bright orange body. Nice white head. Chunky thick collar.

Smell - Doesn't smell the way I expected it to. It's very tropical, but has a must or mineral aroma too. Kinda detracts. Doesn't smell that sweet.

Taste - Much more dynamic. Orange, some piney hops, lots of tropical fruit. Grainy and a little bitter in the back end.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, maybe pushing medium heavy. Creamy carbonation texture.

Overall - Wasn't enthused at first, but this really grew on me. Very tasty.

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Twisted Galaxy from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 174 ratings.
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