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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Dive into a Toppling Goliath Tsunami Pale Ale. Waves of mandarin orange aroma swell into this light ale body, coasting to a smooth, easy finish. This Tsunami is a breezy ride, not too bitter, and a perfect introduction for those not yet familiar with the craft brewing world. Prepare your palate to take the plunge with a chilled Tsunami Pale, best served in a pint glass.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8602) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, clear golden-orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of big lemon, bread, hints of zest into a bit of orange, slight pine, grass into a bit of bready, doughy notes. Taste was a mix of bread, orange, lemon into a pit of pine, grassy notes with a bit of grain, finishing slightly bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Getbetter (966) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - APR 22, 2015
From a bottle into a glass. The pour is a above average c02 hazy yellow. The beer is a light body , melon light citrus pale ale that you could drink all day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6031) - Utah, USA - MAR 29, 2015
22oz bottle thanks to Footbalm
Pours hazy orange/golden with a small off-white head, some lacing. Aroma is fruity, dusty and citrus. Taste is malty, grapefruit, herbal with a bitter citrus finish
Good, this got much better as it warmed up.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bule (1206) - California, USA - MAR 25, 2015
22oz bottle pours a slightly hazy orange color without much head. Mild hop flavors. Some yeasty home brew flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
islay (1493) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2015
4 oz. pour, on tap at the brewery’s taproom. Consumed on 3-21-15. Pours a clear, dark gold to bronze. Off-white head. Produces good lacing. Vegetal, juicy, sugary aroma features a caramel scent. Quite fresh, appetizing smell. Interesting, simultaneously dry and sweet taste. Caramel, pine resin, lemon, and lemon peel flavors. Cool, different sort of flavor. Leafy taste. Medium body. Oily in the palate. Quite likable. Good and interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bookman10 (731) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Pours a cloudy, orangeish-gold, with minimal head. Floral, citrus aromas. Flavor is a very balanced combination of hop bite and malt sweetness--very smooth finish. Not quite the monster pale ale that some Toppling Goliath brews have been, but a very smooth drinking beer that I could see drinking as a "go to" pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2600) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Gold/amber colored pour. Big off white head. Plenty of lacing. Malty aroma with hints of carbon. Slight sweet citrus note. Malty taste with some of the carbonic bite coming through. Orange notes. Sweet and a bit earthy in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - FEB 28, 2015
Look: pours a light orange. Slight haze. White head. Smell: fruity. Peaches. Grapefruit. Taste: very light. Grapefruit. Orange. Feel: very dry. Easy drinker. Overall: nice beer. Very light. First drank: 2/28/15 Vintage:

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Roonai (305) - - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle. Tons of sweet citrus w balancing rind bitterness. Enjoyable and easy to drink without being boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8114) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange with a slight gold hue with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of earthy citrus and a grains with a backbone of light grain and light bread. Flavor has light notes of citrus and a bit of earthy grass as well as a touch of resin and a backbone of earthy grains.


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