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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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A bolder, hoppier version of fan-favorite Tower 10 IPA.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (12755) - 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!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BillKismet (3780) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer-yum (1263) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 2, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2015 Enticing citrus pine aroma in a hazy golden pour. Taste is surprisingly laid back = superb for the strength. Perfect hop forward balance with a full sweet malt body and a sustained clean bitter finish. A great example of the style (DIPA).

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (5489) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Intense and bitter, this beer is very hoppy and piney. The finish is more malty than I like, but overall it’s a decent Imperial IPA

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jc1762 (602) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Shot glass showing golden amber. The nose shows clean, punchy pine notes with subtle tropical fruit notes underneath. The palate is moderately carbonated and medium bodied. Very fruit forward but perfectly balanced by the sweet malts and a light pilsner-like bitterness on the finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angelkostvo (1111) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (6473) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2335) - Ouray, Colorado, 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BucannonXC5 (1390) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Poured from a 22-oz. bomber into a pint glass. About two fingers of head. Color was caramel honey toffee. Brownish white lacing with some bubbles on the top. Wet, uneven and sporadic film on the sides. Smelled lemon citrus hops up front. Also some lime piny notes in there. Sweet floral notes. Fairly malty, but still refreshing on the nose. Very balanced taste, could hardly taste the alcohol. Lemon citrus hops really came through here. The maltiness seemed to balance the citrus hops out. So smooth. Medium body. Average carbonation. Slight bitter, but smooth finish. Refreshing feeling. Really liked this beer as I do with most of the ones from Karl Strauss. Smoot h and very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (16377) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich bitter hops, flowers, citrus, pine, peach and malt. Lovely bitter finish.


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