Sosus | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
In his most notable mosaic work, Sosus of Pergamon depicts doves sunning atop a golden chalice. The image was said to be so enticing that real birds flew into it while trying to reach their stone companions. This single-hop showcase is inspired by the beauty of divinity of the Sosus mosaics. Just as the doves discovered their golden nectar, discover the irresistible nature of the Mosaic hop.

100+ IBU

Added by nickapalooza86 on 05-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#121
Reviews:
187
Ratings:
1,505
pDev:
6.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
673
Gots:
137
Trade:
4
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July 2015 @ Savannah

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4.15/5  rDev -7.8%
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22oz bottle
Hazed apricot colored ale with a rocky off-white head that slowly dissipates. Mosaic hop nose with a tropical forefront of pineapple, passion fruit, and lemon-lime. Zesty and somewhat tart flavors with notes of passion fruit, mango, pineapple, and lemon-lime with a mild malt presence. Fuller body, moderate carbonation, alcohol sneaks up on you; finishes bittersweet. Overall, solid one hop DIPA. A must try for Mosaic hop lovers.

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All Mosaic... nose is tropical while the taste has some nice bubblegum notes that I usually only get from the regular Tree House IPAs. Solid all over.

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Super duper fresh. Maybe 2-3 days old. Picked up with KBBS Feb '17. Best Mosaic beer I've ever had, and I've had some amazing ones. This batch, this fresh.....takes the cake

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4.34/5  rDev -3.6%
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Sosus from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 1,505 ratings
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