Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

BEER AVG
4.27/5
Toppling Goliath Brewing CompanyToppling Goliath Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

310 College Dr
Decorah, Iowa, 52101-1336
United States

(563) 387-6700 | map
tgbrews.com

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Added by emerge077 on 07-15-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
49
Ratings:
21,507
Reviews:
3,079
PLACE STATS
Score:
96
Ratings:
289
Reviews:
54
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
4.59%
 
 
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Reviews by tvv375ia:
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4.58/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Visited on March 11, 2012

Nice stand alone bulding that is smaller than I expected considering they have bands in there sometimes. About 8 seats at the bar and 6 tables for seating inside with an outdoor deck that normally in Iowa in March would not be a option but this year it is.

They had about 12 offerings on tap and of the ones that I sampled all seemed to be great examples of the brewmasters talents.

Service was excellent, I never worried about an empty glass and the choices were more than I could try.

Overall, if you are anywhere close it is probably worth the trip, lots of great beer and even though it is 200 miles from home I think that I will go back before long to try some of the beer I didn't get to yet.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of GreenBayBA
5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Sam_The_Elder
4.85/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Adamplus4000
4/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of bound4er
4.11/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 2.75

Visited on 6/16 as part of a weekend of bike riding, beer drinking and shopping in Decorah with my wife. When we drove by the place we almost missed it. An earlier reviewer's comment of it looking like an old steak house is spot one. Once inside the place is very inviting with tables around the front entrance followed by a wooden bar near the back. To one side is parking and on the other side is a beer garden. We drank at the bar and then ate Mabe's pizza outside. The service was excellent - the bartenders were nice, helpful and not afraid to pour a small trial sample. My only beef (more like my wife's) was the lack of non-hoppy beers on tap. Dorothy's was the only non IPA / PA beer they had on tap. I enjoyed the hell out of Sue, Pompeii and Scorpius Morchella (wish they'd bottle this stuff). If they would have had a dark beer or hefe on tap my wife would have enjoyed TG a bit more. Hop heads paradise in a nutshell.

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Photo of cgwami
4.3/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of NappyB
4.94/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of TCOlson
4.73/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.62/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Treyliff
4.18/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

Visited for the KBBS B3 release. The place is tiny and looks like an old steakhouse, very unassuming as you could drive right past it and not know it. The staff were top notch though, very efficient during the release and did their best to accommodate everyone. Selection was about as big as you'd expect for a building this size, they seem to go for quality over quantity.

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Photo of countrypeddler8
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Nuro0101
4.73/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Good atmosphere to sample the brews but the selection was a little lacking considering all the beers on their website.

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4.16/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.63/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.48/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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4.84/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

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4.9/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

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4.67/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

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4.53/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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3.03/5  rDev -30.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2

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4.65/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.68/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

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4.93/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

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Toppling Goliath Brewing Company in Decorah, IA
4.27 out of 5 based on 21,507 ratings.
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