Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
American Pale Wheat Beer
Ranked #5
Ranked #4,932
4.14 | pDev: 6.28%
Dec 05, 2021
Jun 02, 2013
Notes: None
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Rated: 4.01 by Ox8840bo from Illinois

Dec 05, 2021
Rated: 4.52 by Ristaccia from Nebraska

May 10, 2021
Rated: 4.09 by fthegiants from California

Dec 05, 2019
Rated: 4.4 by Mickt465 from New Hampshire

Oct 27, 2019
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Reviewed by brewme from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Picked-up a single bomber bottle at Long Ridge Wine and Spirits for about ten dollars. No bottled-on date, which I suspect was rubbed off. My eighth beer from these guys. I put this somewhere in the middle. Good beer, would buy if it was offered in four-packs, but not a bomber at that price point.
Mar 25, 2019
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Reviewed by MNAle from Minnesota

3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Bomber poured into a weizen glass (even though the brewer calls this a Wheat IPA, the weizen glass fits the wheat part, presents the beer excellently, and besides, is large enough to contain the entire bomber in one pour, with just a bit left in the bottle to add once the head recedes a bit). Strong citrus... good hoppy aroma. Tall, thick, creamy white head recedes very slowly, to a peaks and valley cratered head with gobs of lacing. Very cloudy, but not quite turbid, orange juice color with plenty of bubbles visible with a backlight, but it is very hazy; not possible to see through completely without a backlight. (Some yeast clumps in the last of the beer poured, sinking to the bottom of the glass quickly.) Taste is as the aroma in the beginning - strong citrus tending toward juicy adding a bit of pine. Good citrus bite. The middle and finish are dominated by the hops flavor, with only a little bitterness coming through in the finish and aftertaste. There is plenty of malt balance and the feel is moderate. Well balanced. The appearance is very attractive for me. Turbidity is not in and of itself a positive, IMO, but the color of bright orange (not muddy orange as so many of the turbid beers are) with the tall, white, thick, cratering head is very attractive.
Feb 28, 2019
Rated: 4.29 by Dark_Scarecrow from Virginia

Feb 03, 2019
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.99/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Thresher pours a bright and very hazy golden color, with a small, but long lasting and lacing head. Big fresh hoppy aroma. Flavor is a creamy fresh floral flavor up front, with a smooth wheat base. Good body and feel. Overall, very good beer, its an IPA first then a wheat beer mixed in, this is the way it should be.
Jan 17, 2019
Rated: 3.68 by sparx1100 from Minnesota

Jan 14, 2019
Rated: 4.23 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Jan 13, 2019
Rated: 4.19 by BAsbill from California

Jan 10, 2019
Rated: 4.23 by rking1226 from Wisconsin

Dec 29, 2018
Rated: 4.44 by mmoore9363 from Arizona

Dec 29, 2018
Rated: 4.06 by Pinkylives from Massachusetts

Dec 25, 2018
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Reviewed by briandgilbert from Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L-light golden look with haze, slight bubbly head
S-subtle hop and citrus
T-good low balance of hop and citrus flavor, not over powering but a nice easy to drink taste
F - great mild IPA that is refreshing to drink, be amazing on a hot day!
Dec 25, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by MJSFS from Florida

Dec 19, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Dec 16, 2018
Rated: 4.19 by Danmullens1 from Wisconsin

Dec 08, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by jgunther71 from Illinois

Dec 01, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by krome from Illinois

Nov 27, 2018
Rated: 3.68 by Chilmer from Iowa

Nov 26, 2018
Rated: 4 by Dovers from Wisconsin

Nov 22, 2018
Rated: 4.4 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania

Nov 18, 2018
Rated: 4.06 by JakerLou from New Hampshire

Oct 28, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by cryptichead from Illinois

Oct 21, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Oct 21, 2018
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Reviewed by Ronl12 from Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
22 oz bottle into tulip. No date on bottle.
Nice cloudy golden yellow look.Nose is light citrus. Taste is orange note on front, then little citrus and ends with little bite. Feel is smooth and nice. Overall a little subtle but nice. May drink again but not at the price.
Oct 19, 2018
Rated: 4.38 by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois

Oct 19, 2018
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Rated by SebastianOwl from Massachusetts

4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4
This beer looks and smells the part of a hazy IPA, but ultimately is fairly one dimensional and overly thin;
Oct 16, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by GreenBayBA from Wisconsin

Oct 14, 2018
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Reviewed by morimech from Minnesota

3.51/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Labeled as a Wheat India Pale Ale. Another Toppling Goliath beer to catch the hazy IPA hype train. No date evident on the bottle but I know it is fresh.

Turbid orange milkshake in appearance. A large head forms with massive amounts of lacing left behind. Does not look as bad as a lot of NE IPAs. Big citrus aroma with a bit of wheat zest in the background. Flavor is weaker than the aroma. Citrus upfront but it falls away all too quickly. Little to back that up. Just a bit of wheat. Incredibly thin body but it is properly carbonated. Just a decent beer and not up to Toppling Goliath standards. Disappointed in the $8 bomber purchase.
Oct 06, 2018
Rated: 4.27 by Davida from Minnesota

May 10, 2018
Rated: 3.9 by eppie82 from Illinois

Feb 02, 2018
Rated: 4.31 by Lcoblentz from Iowa

Dec 28, 2017
Rated: 3.55 by NICKtheTITAN from Iowa

Dec 15, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by Hawkeyejam from Iowa

Dec 08, 2017
Rated: 4 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Nov 07, 2017
Rated: 4.71 by Bstreetflyer from Iowa

Aug 26, 2017
Rated: 4.26 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Jul 29, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Jul 23, 2017
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