Twisted Galaxy
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

Twisted GalaxyTwisted Galaxy
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Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #374
ABV:
8%
Score:
94
Ranked #1,304
Avg:
4.26 | pDev: 7.75%
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
393
From:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
 
Iowa, United States
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Wants
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Gots
  43
SCORE
94
Outstanding
Twisted GalaxyTwisted Galaxy
Notes: 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
Reviews: 71 | Ratings: 393 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by jzeilinger:
Photo of jzeilinger
3.81/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Mucho thx to tacosandbeer for these cans. Canned on 6/17/19.

A - Very hazy to almost opaque yellow tan color with moderate soapy white lacing that sticks to the sides of the glass.

S - Somewhat faded citrus, acidic orange, overall the aroma is muted.

T - Faded orange and citrus with slight spiciness, a little bit of fruit rind, peppery spice, and pine resin bitterness on the very back end.

M - Chewy, thick , and viscous with some nice soft texture on the palate.

O - Held up fairly well for being two months old. Will re-visit this one, totally over-rated IMO.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Mindcrime1000
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a tall can into a tulip.

Pours hazy/cloudy orange-gold with a nice fluffy head, solid retention and good lacing. It looks every bit an NEIPA.

The nose is hit with ruby red grapefruit, orange, pineapple, lemon, lime, mango, and white pepper.

The brew is well balanced between solid malt sweetness and citrus hop bitterness, with plenty of white stone fruit and tropical fruits as well.

Well balanced, medium-full bodied. It is creamy, yet well-carbonated and moderately crisp.

An excellent NEIPA.

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Photo of schinebd
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bum732
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of hoosier222002
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of geneseohawk
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sjones5045
4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bunuelian
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of teamwiggum
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tyjohnson55
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bismarksays
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
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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Photo of EdFed
4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of theminutemen
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of bpfrush
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of dafla67
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
3.57/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Taste: spiced juicy grapefruit hops, dry clean finish. Same with the nose. Gold hue, hazy, with a white head and some lace. medium body. For all the IBUs this not bitter which I like. 100 IBUs

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Photo of rab53
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gotti311
4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 1.5

Twisted Galaxy from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 393 ratings