Washington, DC


courtesy Lou’s

From an email:

“Lou’s is turning this into a monthly tasting series and adding a mix of other local and national brands in the months to come, starting with Toppling.”

The eventbrite says:

“Fri, September 4, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Lou’s City Bar’s new tasting program is thrilled to welcome Toppling Goliath Brewing Company, founded in 2009 in Decorah, Iowa, for our second virtual tasting event. Toppling is world-renowned for their IPAs and barrel-aged stouts, including being named the #2 brewery in the world by Beer Advocate and boasting the #1 beer in the world since 2015.

Our guides for this tasting will be Toppling Goliath’s Hannah Bernatz and DC beer consultant Jace Gonnerman.

They will walk you through a 4-5 beer tasting including a mixed 4-pack of TG’s flagship Pseudo Sue, King Sue, Pompeii, and either Dragon Fandango or Dolphin Sparkles (limited qty, selection not guaranteed) — all beers with ratings above 4.0 on Untappd. We also have a limited quantity of the coveted Double Dry-Hopped King Sue bottles, available as an add-on for this tasting.

Please note that customers are limited to one 4-pack and one add-on bottle. All orders are served with Lou’s House-made Chips in flavors Salt & Pepper, Old Bay, and BBQ. Orders will be available for pick-up starting 9/1/20, and Zoom details for the tasting will be sent out 24-48 hours before the scheduled event. The tasting will be recorded and a link emailed to all attendees in case they are unable to make it for the 7pm start time. All purchasers are also entered into our raffle for a bottle of TG’s extremely limited release, Morning Delight Imperial Coffee Maple Stout. See full details on each beer below.

Pseudo Sue – 5.8% Hoppy Pale Ale – Toppling Goliath’s flagship beer. Single hopped with Citra for notes of bright citrus and mango – 4.16 Untappd Rating
Pompeii – 5.8% IPA – IPA hopped exclusively with Mosaic. Bright and aromatic with blueberry, pineapple, mango, and pine – 4.07 Untappd Rating
King Sue – 7.8% Double IPA – Pseudo Sue’s big brother. 100% Citra-hopped Imperial IPA. Lush, full, and packed with flavors and aromas of orange and pineapple – 4.37 Untappd Rating
Dragon Fandango – 4% Fruited Sour – A sour beer blended with dragon fruit, mango, and passion fruit. Tart and fruity with a dry finish – 4.29 Untappd Rating
Dolphin Sparkles – 7.3% American IPA – A modern take on a West Coast IPA with subtle malt and Citra and Nelson Sauvin hops – 4.07 Untappd Rating
DDH King Sue – King Sue on steroids. An extra Citra dry-hop lends extra haze, aromatics, and hop saturation – 4.53 Untappd Rating
Mornin’ Delight – 12% Imperial Coffee Maple Stout – One of the most sought-after beers anywhere. A massive imperial stout brewed with maple syrup and coffee – 4.59 Untappd Rating”

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