Naughty 90 | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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406 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Naughty 90 Oaked IPA was inspired by ocean bound, oak barreled brews of the 1800’s. Packed with hops on a 90-minute schedule, uniquely malted, then aged on a bed of oak, this IPA delivers a taste that is both innovative and timeless.

100+ IBU

Added by FreshHawk on 11-15-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
406
Reviews:
50
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
10.53%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
43
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 406 |  Reviews: 50
Photo of warnerry
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hophead7117
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Allurex
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of YvesB
3.8/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 22 oz bottle on July 10, 2016.

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Photo of invalid665
3.65/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerislivingproof
4.73/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gobearswalter34
2.32/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Pours a slightly hazy, dark Amber. Very thin to no head. Smells of Carmel malt, coffee hint, dates.
Piney hops coming through a carm malt backed taste. A mJor wine taste comes out in the transition with a big, boozy bite. This is totally not my thing. Could this be a bad batch?? Drain pouring a TG????? I never thought I would do this.

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Photo of jzlyo
4.3/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Aroma is oak/very smoky, caramel/toffee and an undercurrent of pine/spices. The flavor is oak, caramel/toffee, grapefruit, malts, citrus/fruit, slightly spiy and a smoky/bitter/slightly tart finish.

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Photo of ZEB89
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of daledeee
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I figured this would be a dry English style IPA, which I don't like.

I poured this and got an auburn slightly cloudy brew with little head and not much lace.
Nose is very good with orange and caramel.
Taste is quite remarkable with caramel, malts and background is hops. Mouthfeel is a little lacking but overall this is quite a good beer. Very unique.

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Photo of dannycohen62
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of craigbelly
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brent_B
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Narthax
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Keith_R
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopstout
4.67/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweffin
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atone315
3.82/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jenrhart
4.75/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JohnofUpton
3.91/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Svyturys30
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber. Pours deep amber with slight haze, thin bubbly head disappears almost instantly, almost no lace. Sweet caramel, oak, fruit in the aroma. Many flavors come together nicely in this brew, sweet malt, wood, fruity hops, a little citrus, touch of smoke. Really like the taste but the lack of carbonation keeps it from being better. Medium soft mouthfeel but nearly flat.

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Photo of tdmccarthy
3.29/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Naughty 90 from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 406 ratings.
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