Pompeii | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

PompeiiPompeii
BA SCORE
97.3%
Liked This Beer
4.34 w/ 887 ratings
PompeiiPompeii
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Inspiration for our newest Hop Patrol IPA comes from the House of Faun in Pompeii, Italy. At this site, some of the world’s most famous mosaics were preserved under layers of ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. In this fashion, Pompeii IPA preserves and showcases the luxurious taste of the Mosaic hop. This single-hop IPA offers a floral aroma and a truly complex “mosaic” of taste: dark citrus and pineapple flavors, with deep earthy undertones and a persistent bitterness in the finish.

60 IBU

Added by BarrytheBear on 01-31-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#445
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
887
Liked:
863
Avg:
4.34/5
pDev:
6.91%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
99
Gots:
178
Trade:
7
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4.26/5  rDev -1.8%
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4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber bottle. Pours a nice deep orange with tropical hops on the nose. Juicy citrus and pine flavor with a lingering hop bite. Will drink again if I ever see it. Special thanks to my brother, Tom, for the sample.

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4.18/5  rDev -3.7%
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4.21/5  rDev -3%
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
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Pours a bright a sunny golden yellow with a subtle orange hue and a finger of white foam.

Earthy and grassy undertones accompany notes of grapefruit, pineapple, and floral notes.

Citrusy and slightly tropical fruit comes out in flavor as well while earthy, grassy, and resinous character provides a firm bitter base.

Medium-bodied, low-medium carbonation, smooth bitterness, dry finish.

Overall, a very unique IPA and well worth sampling a bottle!

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Pompeii from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 97.3% out of 100 with 887 ratings
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