My First #BeerSaturday Post

in BEER5 months ago

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I've been looking forward to contributing to this community for a while now, and I figured tonight was as good as night as any to share a beer I'm currently trying this evening.

Tonight's beer is Toppling Goliath's Sun Reaper. Officially, it is a double New England style IPA. The ABV is a solid 7.8% and carries a 50 IBU profile. The brewery's description is as such:

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Untappd is showing it to have an overall rating of 4.13 out of 5 points. Not bad.

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To be honest, I love Toppling Goliath. Ever since my first encounter with Zeelander and Pseudo Sue 8 years ago, I've been a fan of this Iowa brewery. Yet this one...I'm not sure about. It's good; don't get me wrong, but of their other double IPAs, I think this one is a bit too "passion fruit" and not enough hop forward enough for my taste. Not that I know anything, but I'd give this beer a 3.75. Next time, I'd most certainly opt for King Sue instead. Plus, their is an off, lingering after taste that I can't quite pin down...

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Despite my thoughts, I'd definitely recommend this one who does have a palette for more passion fruit; and I'd absolutely recommend Toppling Goliath to anyone who loves beer (especially the NE IPA style).

Happy Saturday to everyone out there! Thanks for checking this out; my goal is to post each Saturday a new beer I'm able to pick up. And let me know if you have tried this beer before!

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whoooot, welcome to our beery family of BEERlovers.

Sometimes this fruity beers work well, as long as they are not to sweet. Just my 5 cent to this.

Great to have you joined this week

Thanks so much - looking forward to the community!

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Arghh, Passionfruit tasting hops, sometimes they work, sometimes that are a bit overpowering and send you into weird off fruit juice territory

Oh and welcome to #beersaturday - post a link of your post in the main post here: https://steemit.com/hive-187719/@detlev/beersaturday-week-144 and you should get some more people checking this out.

Thanks for the info!

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