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RATINGS: 342   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Mission Beach, the late 1980s. Amid a sea of neon bikinis, Tower 10 marked the spot where two college grads and a 75 year-old master brewer drew up plans for the first local craft brewery in San Diego since Prohibition. Named in honor of our first good idea, Tower 10 IPA is brewed to inspire the next one.

Tower 10 IPA boasts hops from beginning to end, and everywhere in between. We fill the brew kettle to the brim with assertive Chinook hops, giving the beer its intense grapefruit and pine flavors that linger through its dry finish. After fermentation, we dry hop with a blend of Cascade and Centennial hops for a floral citrus aroma. A touch of lightly kilned caramel malts make Tower 10 a well balanced, full flavor IPA.
Color: 14 SRM
Bitterness: 60 IBU
Gravity: 16° Plato
Availability: 24/7/365, Kegs and Bottles

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vandc01 (335) - North Branch, USA - MAR 15, 2016
On tap at karl Strauss. Has this after aurora hoppyalis, which is a better beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (1144) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 13, 2016
Light orange colour, white head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange. Taste is medium bitter. Light to medium body, dlick texture, average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PotjeBier (2661) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2016
12 oz bottle @ Beer Temple, shared with Benzai & MarcodL. Hazy yellow golden color. Dense off white head. Aroma’s: strong pine and resin. Retronasal is acidic citrus, resinous. Flavor is moderate bitter with a moderate sweet backbone. Medium bodied. Long juicy bitter finish. Lovely IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4461) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 11, 2016
On tap at Beer Market Base. Karl Strauss Tower 10 IPA 5%  A deeper gold than the IPL with a sweet fruity hop aroma. Medium bodied with a sweet cotton candy fruity biscuit flavor, I am getting strawberries & cream from this. Unexpected but nice. 

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (3980) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle. Golden pour. Nice aroma of citrus, orange and grassy hop. Fresh flavor with citrus, caramel at first and then some malt, pine, crisp and mild raisinous hops. Tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (13641) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle shared with PotjeBier and MarcoDL @ Beer Temple. Hazy light orange color, average sized off-white head. Aroma is malts, hops, resinous and piney. Nice! Taste malts, again hops, piney and resinous, grassy, a superb bitterness. Suitable decent body and carbonation. Lovely stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
willisread (2277) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle from AA. Lovely nose with grapefruit, mango, and pineapple dominating. Average carbonation, mouthfeel is a little oily with a medium to medium light body. Astringently bitter with some burned plastic on the finish. Also quite boozy for the style. Maybe needs some more malt to balance out the hops. Wonderful nose though. Nowhere near the quality of their Mosaic session.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniel_machado (17) - SPAIN - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle. Filtered orange-to-yellow body with white soapy head. Nose is citrus, piney, resin. Taste is American hops all the way, resin, citrus. Nice American IPA with good dry-hopping.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KamGoPro (218) - Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Classic leafy nose, bright carbonation. Zesty lemon peels, hops throughout. Lingering bitterness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Harkyto (85) - barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 30, 2015
Bonita espuma, clara y cristalina. Aroma a pino, resina, lúpulo, fruta tropical. En boca es bastante amarga pero agradable. Intenso sabor a lúpulo.

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