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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A bolder, hoppier version of fan-favorite Tower 10 IPA.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3545) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2015
30-JUL-2015, bottle @Calafell, from BierCab. Slighty hazy golden with lasting, creamy, lacing, yellow head. Sweet, bitter, grape fruit, citrus, flowers. Quite sweet and malty but not really caramelly. Full body. Fantastic.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BillKismet (3520) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Nice tanned body with a ring of head. Lovely nectarine, sweet hop aromatic bliss intermingles with grain dust. Like a resplendently delicious wheatwine. The body is replete with juicy hoppiness and tropical fruit. An IPA freshening on the vine, were it too stay on much longer, it would indubitable ripen and age into a pleasant old barleywine. Tasty stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (3333) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 15, 2015
From a bottle at the brewpub in RB, shared by BeerandBlues2. Pours clear orange gold with a frothy off-white head. Tastes like moderate hops, bitterness, sweet malt, and hints of fruit. Dry finish. Medium body and carbonation. Smells like citrus and pine hops, hop resin, a hint of honey, and biscuit malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jandd1983 (3192) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 23, 2014
On tap at the San Diego downtown brewpub. It poured a cloudy orange color with a small tan head. The aroma was of floral hops and some belgian yeast. The taste was of grapefruit, floral hops, with a slightly sweet and syrupy mouthfeel. Tasty IIPA.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madvike (3105) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 17, 2013
On tap at the Costa Mesa brewpub - Pours clear light amber with a foamy white head. Nose is caramelly sweet malt, muted pine hops, and not much else. Taste is tons of sweet honey malt, muted pine hops, and a long malty finish. Medium body with nice carbonation. Just too malty and not enough hop punch.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjg74 (2852) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Bomber from Casa De Oro. Strongly hopped grapefruit nose, with a toch of pine. Good hop presence. Good amount of maltiness in the finish. A little graininess as well. Alcohol is well hidden. Solid little sipper. Refreshing on a muggy day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2012
A clear orange/yellow colored beer with a white head. The aroma of sweet with bitter (a little dishwater, maybe the glass wasn’t proper). Th taste of sweet, some bitter with spices. The aftertaste is sweet with bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2218) - Lakeside, California, USA - MAR 16, 2012
650 ml bottle courtesy of freddy. Pours an amber-yellow color with a big off-white head. Very potent nose with lots of citrus, especially oranges and tangerines. The flavor is that of a hoppy-citrusy IPA with grapefruit, oranges and papaya set in a caramel malt base that is rich in toffee. The palate is full and smooth with lively carbonation. Finishes medium in duration and dry. Overall: Very tasty brew, me like.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
fordest (2073) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
22 oz bottle with a friend skunky aromas. Flavors were better but the hips didnt match up to the double I had expected.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1791) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Tap at brewery. Pours a slightly red with white head. 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.


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