Rover Truck | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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601 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:
601
Reviews:
97
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
8.27%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
122
For Trade:
7
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Ratings: 601 |  Reviews: 97
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

Photo of outdoor7or24
3.52/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16 oz can poured into pint glass.
A: pours a dark slight reddish brown body, chocolate milk foam head that dissipates quickly, carbonation
S: molasses, caramel, coffee, slight earthy hop aroma
T: oatmeal, sweet molasses, caramel, strong black coffee, malt that gives a chewy feel,
O: good brew, glad I tried, I prefer their ipa brews more!

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Photo of WantonFaun
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AngEo
4.42/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black with one finger khaki head.
The aroma is dominated by dark roast. There is some chocolate coming through beneath it.
Tastes dark and rich with a nice ashiness on the finish. The flavor is sweet malts with a nice roasty bitterness coming through mid palate to finish.
The mouthfeel is perfect for the style, it's light enough to be drinkable but thick enough to fill the mouth with flavor.
Overall it's solid, there are probably options just as good in your area so I would go out of my way.

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Photo of Thebrewdude08
2.66/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of moysauce
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
3.52/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

16 OZ can
Served in a snifter

This beer pours black in color and is topped by less than an inch of mocha head that leaves no lacing.

The smell is roasted malt, chocolate, and light notes of black coffee.

The taste is very similar to the smell. It starts out with roasted malt. Then I get some milk chocolate with a bitter coffee finish.

Full mouthfeel

I made a recent trip to Iowa. I must say that I was disappointed in all of the Toppling Goliath beers that I tried. I bought this to have at home. It is okay, but I thought Toppling Goliath would be some great tasting experience. It is an average milk stout made in Florida. I am glad that I did not go two and a half hours out of my way to check out the taproom.

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Photo of FreshButterbeer
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mistahmojoryan
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
4.42/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

From Cervezasespeciales. In Teku glass. Reading JHTP11 Ch12. Coffee, with some milk chocolate notes later in the sip and a nice bitterness (not too american) in the end that invites you to take another sip. Low on foam. A bit more body would be appreciated

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

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

Photo of HeartofMiami
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shehateme
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.64/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aquabears
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very dark with minimal head and lacing. Smells slightly alcoholic and roasty, some chocolate. Straight up stout. Tastes like roasted malts with a little bit of bitter chocolate. Some alcohol taste. Flavorful for the ABV! Lighter body than you might expect, chewy but a little thin.

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Rover Truck from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 601 ratings.
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