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Karl Strauss Tower 20 Double IPA

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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A bolder, hoppier version of fan-favorite Tower 10 IPA.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (2791) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
Fles gedeeld @Benzai’s Carnaval Tasting.
geel/gouden iets wazig met fijne geel/witte kraag. aroma van sinaasappel, mandarijn, citrus, hop. smaken zijn redelijk zoet, matige bitter, zeepsop, metalig, den, iets hars, licht bitter voor een dipa, alcoholisch, redelijk fruitig, redelijke zoete body, zacht.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (6170) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle @ Benzai’s crazy carnaval, small sample. Slight hazy golden color, short frothy head. Fruity aroma, biscuit, cookie. Sweet in taste, cookie, soft bitterness. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (11827) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle @ Don’t want anything to do with carnaval tasting. Lightly hazy light orange color, medium to full sized white head that lasts for quite some time. Aroma is malts, hops, some resin and lightly spruce. Taste malts, hops, spruce, resin. Medium body and carbonation. Nice one!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (5275) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle @ benzai’s carnaval. Slightly hazy yellow to golden colour with a small white head. Smells hops, fruity, sweet. Tastes resin, hops, fruity, quite sweet. Full body, soft carbo.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (1963) - GREECE - JAN 4, 2016
650 ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Light hazy golden color with off white head. Light malty and light hoppy aroma, caramel, bread, some pine, light citrusy fruity. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SeniorZozo (602) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 3, 2016
Aroma is nice floral hops, some malts and a touch of citrus. Taste matches the aroma. Floral hops make this flowery but in a good way.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angelkostvo (1031) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 1, 2016
Orange colour, white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, caramel, citrus. Taste is light sweet, light to medium bitter. Medium body, slick to creamy texture, soft carbonation. Pretty nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1932) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2015
65 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy golden with a white head that leaves a lot of lacing. Aroma and flavour are citrus, flowers, and peach - with a slightly bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3987) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2015
(Karl Strauss Tower 20 Double IPA) Bottle 650 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 9.5% orange coloured body, mostly clear, with a good sized and thick white head on top. Good retention. Aroma of caramel malts, biscuit, orange peel. Taste is nicely bitter, with caramel malts, biscuti, alcohol, orange, some pine as weel. Medium body, good carbonation. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (2675) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, orange, pine resin, malt biscuit, some caramel, grapefruit, hops. Flavour is moderate sweet with a dry generous hoppy bitter finish. A bit boozy, especially towards the end. Body is medium to full. Rich and heavy IIPA, lots of citrus with a big bittersweet flavour.


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