Rover Truck | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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597 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Baby get the keys to the Rover Truck. Man, let me get this Oatmeal Stout over, bruh. Ain’t no beer here up in Iowa like it. Bust your big head is what was told to us. Now play it how you say it - I bet ya won’t. I’ll have you drinkin‘ its sweet molasses when I give you what you want. Lookin’ good, doin’ bad, and my nerves bad with it. Drink on up, you know you gonna hit it.

35 IBU

Added by FreshHawk on 04-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
597
Reviews:
96
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
8.27%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
121
For Trade:
7
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Photo of 2GOOFY
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wardt16
4.34/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MizzouBrew
4.23/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This pours pitch black with a nice tan head. Smells of chocolate, tastes of chocolate and coffee. Medium feel. One of the better oatmeal stouts I've had. Just a tad better than the Schlafly oatmeal stout imo. Special thanks to my friend, Gary S. for bringing this over.

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Photo of cyrushire
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of philday
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bammer21
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jsh420
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wamba
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stanale
4.17/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Akeah
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bjlynch83
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crow
4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of edthehead
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JeffSK
3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nuro0101
4.52/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Very good oatmeal stout.

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Photo of handmuffin
3.66/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served from 16 oz. can into glass at 56 F at home. Pours black in color with short lived caramel colored head. Subtle toasted malt aroma. Low carbonation. Smoother mouthfeel than expected. Medium bitterness. Caramelized toasty flavor with hints of coffee and chocolate.

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Photo of Bear1964
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BYOFB
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mindcrime1000
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 oz can at the St. Paul Grill, St. Paul, MN

Pours an absolutely fabulous, opaque (as in ZERO light) nearly black with a strong foamy two-inch head. This is one of the best looking stouts I've ever seen.

Aroma is complex but disappointing in its understatement. Coffee, chocolate, burnt toast from the oats, and brown sugar/blackstrap present--I just wish I didn't have to work so hard to smell them.

The taste is everything the smell promised, but with more pronouncement. Coffee and chocolate at the very front, and very firm, with smoky and burnt-grain notes in mid-stream and then--just a touch of hoppy bitterness at the end. Not bitterness, per se, just a nice bite. It provides a nice balance.

The mouthfeel was surprisingly thin, given the look and taste. It has a nice hoppy light finish, but seemed pretty medium to thin bodied for the style.

One of the best beers I've ever had from a can and one I will seek out again.

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Photo of LXIXME
4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tylerstravis
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rbrandt22
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sour_Lord
5/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Erik-P
3.35/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DesMoinesMike
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Rover Truck from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 597 ratings.
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