Goliat | To Øl

GoliatGoliat
BA SCORE
92%
Liked This Beer
4.19 w/ 352 ratings
GoliatGoliat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
To Øl
Denmark
to-ol.dk

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The great warrior of Gath. The mighty champion of the Philistines. Embedded in ancient folklore and religion. Coming from the World of Old. His size and stature is not human. He is bigger. The armor of Goliat is black. Creamy black lacings. Stands with a towering height. He can grab elements from both earth and heaven. Earthy, roasted, notes from the earth. Warming, pungent, sweet notes from the skies. His heart is beating slowly, almost endlessly slow. This man is thought to be invincible!

Ingredients: Water, barley malt, roasted barley, dark cassonade sugar, flaked oats, hops, gourmet coffee and yeast.

Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.

Added by aasher on 04-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,491
Reviews:
93
Ratings:
352
Liked:
324
Avg:
4.19/5
pDev:
8.59%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
78
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 352 |  Reviews: 93
Photo of 1600eman
2.34/5  rDev -44.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.25

Aroma- not nice, perfume hops, no coffee, sweet chemical smell. Looks great, thats where it ends. Taste follows smell, no coffee, far too hoppy for a stout, nasty cloying sweetness, no alcohol evident. great mouthfeel doesn’t make up for the taste. not a nice stout

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Photo of mschrei
4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jpjpjp
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thankin_Hank
4.51/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

At the Flying Saucer, Ft Worth

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

375 ml capped bottle.

Black, brown at the edges. Nice tan colored head. Pleasant coffee aroma. Taste is balanced, nice smooth ending to the taste. Like coffee with cream and sugar. Not bitter or acidic. Medium bodied, but coats the mouth.

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Photo of htownbeerhound
4.11/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ECairn
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DarkUnity
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreatStoutman
4.49/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours black on draft with tiny, tan head.

Sweet aroma, malts and licorice, maybe dark fruits.

Full body with minimal carbonation. Feels thick and chewy, really nice.

Taste is smooth coffee and sweet molasses, malty and definitely some smoke, raisins. Good balanced bitterness.

Overall, this is great. I've been wanting to try this for some time and then found it on tap and had to go for it. Really enjoyable, easy to drink.

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Photo of tubeyes
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vylo
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Heeenrik
4.62/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CharlesK
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drmeto
4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

L:
-pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a medium to big,frothy,khaki head
S:
-coffee,tobacco,vanilla,chocolate,molasses,nutty,smoke,cream,herbal,licorice
T:
-prunes,coffee,licorice,herbal,nutty,vanilla,raisins
-finishes dry
-medium,grassy bitterniss
F:
-full body
-light to medium body
-alcohol noticeable
O:
Very good and fairly sweet coffee stout

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Photo of alucard
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mdagnew
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rodosman
4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tone
4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a black color. 1/3 inch head of an off-tan color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of coffee, roasted malt, alcohol, slight sweet malt, hint of earthy malt, and a hint of yeast. Fits the style of an American Double / Imperial Stout. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of coffee, sweet malt, roasted malt, hint of hops, hint of yeast, hint of earthy malt, and alcohol. Overall, great body and blend, good aroma and feel, and therefore and high quality brew.

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Photo of Can_has_beer
3.23/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pants678
4.26/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Black with a beige head. I'm guessing it's a stout.

Harsh coffee.

Fairly sweet but not lactose, I don't think. Strong coffee is not curbed by the sweetness but rather hits up against it. Plenty of rich roasted malt that tastes like molasses and anise/licorice. Unique and tasty.

Carbonation is a tad light even for a stout.

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Photo of MichaelMurray
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of gibgink
4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of babaracas
3.92/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy near black, billowing dense dark brown head, settles slowly to a thin cap, tons of lace on the glass. Smell: earthy espresso, caramel, molasses, anise and burnt notes, brown bread. Taste: dark chocolate, molasses, pumpernickel toast, more caramel, a little apple-y, earthy and a bit minty in the finish. Full bodied, syrupy cut by alcohol note, drying out a bit. Held on to this too long, coffee is a bit faded but overall pretty good.

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Photo of Jhfinn
3.62/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Goliat from To Øl
Beer rating: 92% out of 100 with 352 ratings
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