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Toppling Goliath Pompeii IPA

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Inspiration for our newest Hop Patrol IPA comes from the House of Faun in Pompeii, Italy. At this site, some of the world’s most famous mosaics were preserved under layers of ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Just as Mount Vesuvius preserved the complex mosaics of Pompeii, this single-hop IPA preserves the luxurious taste of the Mosaic hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuchessOfIowa (145) - Iowa, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Bright straw golden hue with big fluffy white head that laces nicely. Some apricot, orange and hints of wet hay stand out in the aroma and flavor. Medium dry and bitter finish on the palate as it is pretty balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (9824) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle - Mandarin and mango. Clear gold with a small white head. Sweet orange, Mandarin and grapefruit. Big citrus goodness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (16286) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle shared during RBWG 2016 - cheers! Pours mostly clear gold with a frothy white head. The nose has some notes of melon, tangerine, pale bread, honeydew. Medium sweet flavor with moderate peach, apricot, tangerine, melon, mild piney bitterness. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lightly resinous with pleasant citrusy hops, gooey apricot. Nice stuff overall.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (3647) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle, thanks STLWill! Light hazy orange liquid with medium off-white head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, lime, weed, pineapple, light grain and mango. Taste is dry and medium bitter with notes of tangerine, citrus, light mango, pineapple and lime. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Solid. Very hoppy. Nicely fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ctipping (713) - Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2016
650 mL bottle. Clear orange. Smells tropical and citrusy. Strong caramel malt, at least stronger than I expected. Tastes of orange before the hop profile turns dank and garlicky. Hefty sweetness. Medium body. Strong bitterness. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrunkSanta410 (770) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours a hazy orange with white head that settles to lace. Aroma is floral, piney, light grass. Fantastic hop aroma. Wow. Taste is floral, citrus, fruity, light pine, faintly sweet. Moderately bitter. A bit of a drying finish. Medium body, high carbonation. A hop bomb. This is a nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
edwardbass (728) - Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2016
I’ve got a cold and the aroma was still amazing - grapefruit, pineapple, tangerine. The taste is mild grapefruit, tangerine and nearly perfectly balanced malt sweetness. A very "juicy" beer. Yummy!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (1110) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2016
Bottle @ Mikkeller Bar, Aarhus. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Aromas of straight up mosaic. Damn. Citrus, orange peel, dank, citrus, herbal notes. Taste has lots of mosaic, dank, watermelon-like fruity notes, citrus, grapefruit peel. Simple, slick and amazing IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7061) - Brier, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2016
22. Thanks again, N! Pours a cloudy medium gold with a loose white head. Nice grapefruit and pineapple nose, beautifully dimensional but not the most forward aromatics these guys have shipped. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Light caramel, grapefruit, and pineapple mid palate, with a clean dry resiny finish. Very nice beer. Digging these guys.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4726) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Light amber color with a medium head. Musty, dank hop aroma. Strong citrus, bitter tangerine flavor. Some earthy dankness. Fairly full body.

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