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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This spectacularly golden, medium bodied IPA was crafted from a winning combination of Golden Promise malt and Nugget hops.

Fall in love with the big hop aroma of our Golden Nugget as it mingles with fragrances of citrus and evergreen, followed by a floral sweetness. Tropical fruit flavors entice your taste buds before immediately captivating you with a bold, hop forward taste and a pleasant bitterness that lingers in the finish.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hiramhaus (2) - - JUN 17, 2013
If I was beer this would be me. I love love love this stuff. I canít wait until kegs are available. I used to drive growlers home 150 miles just to have some on hand. Excellent flavor, color, and the taste is the perfect balance of citrus and bitter. Hangs on the palate for a long time and stays tasty. OVERALL I have to blow this rating to the top - I think this will be the only one I ever rate this high.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChiGuy68 (406) - Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Tasted from a bomber. It poured a clear golden hue with a frothy off-white head and streaky lacing. Fruity hop aroma with a grapefruit hop taste. Goes down nice and easy. A tasty little number. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (2575) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle shared at Crooked Stave. Pour is clear orange with a big white head and decent lacing. Orange peel, lemon, light tropical fruits, biscuit, and grapefruity aroma. Taste is very lemony, straw notes, oraneges, mango, and pineapple with a medium bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Tasty, but not quite as good as some of their other hoppy offerings.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (587) - - AUG 14, 2014
On tap at brewery. Golden color with white head. Similar to the Sue but with more of a grassy bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1277) - Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Growler, at R&D bottleshare. Slight bitter slight citrus. Pretty damn tasty IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (977) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2014
At my place with Taylor, Justin, Kristen, and Matt. Pours clear orange with lacing. Aroma is huge full beautiful hops, floral. Taste is chewy hops, soft floral with earthy notes.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerZombies1 (37) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Golden Nugget - Toppling Goliath American IPA 6% ABV 56 IBU APPEARANCE: Pours a star-bright 24 karat gold with shimmering hints of apricot rim variations. Massive light fluffy white head. Very attractive beer especially in the natural light, the carbonation is really dancing. AROMA: This is a very feminine beer, bouquet of rose petals, sweet perfume and baby powder. Hints of citrus fruit with a light nice pine sent. Very inviting nose that begs to be taken in. TASTE: Clean, refreshing. The perfume nose translated into a nice honey taste up front. Caramel, pine and the rose petals I got on the bouquet come through. Floral and light with a slight bit of candied oranges and those peaches-O's gummy candies. MOUTHFEEL: Lots of vivacious carbonation. Medium body. Crisp and clean with a great short dry finish. OVERALL: This is only the second TG beers I've had, both have been really light and feminine in style. Very nice change up from the palate wreckers I usually go to. Very drinkable and I really was enjoying all the floral and perfume notes that came out in this ipa. RATING: 4/5 Zombie Heads! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
1pintatatime (72) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Pours a rich gold with thin white head thatís surprisingly long-lasting. Aroma is bursting with resin and some citrus. Taste is immediately bitter with underlying grapefruit and bitter apple flavors. Good medium body with a nice, long, bitter finish. More dank than the Pseudo Sue. Very tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FestDecBeet (130) - - JUL 26, 2014
Look: pours a dark gold. Slightly orange color. Very clear. Smell: dankness. Slight cat piss. Tropical fruit. Mango. Taste: bitterness. Dank taste. Mango. Feel: very dry. Medium carbonation. Leaves a film on the mouth. Overall: very good beer. Great smell. Ok taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1334) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Pine, spruce, and tropical fruit on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a fruity floral note and a nice hop resin.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1367) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Pour is mostly clear golden amber with an off white creamy head and a strong lacing. Nose has a fair bit of floral notes, some tropical fruit and ripe grapefruit. Taste follows suit perfectly, floral presence, moderate grain bill underneath and a hint of caramel malt with an assertive tropical fruit finishing strong grapefruit but light hop bitterness. Assertive carbonation, medium body, good feel, semi dry finish.


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