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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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A bolder, hoppier version of fan-favorite Tower 10 IPA.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle pours orange white head. Tastes smells sweet grapefruit hops bit caramel. Nice carb really refreshing. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oRos (1348) - sacramento, California, USA - DEC 31, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2013 Bottle from bevmo. Color is cloudy copper with white head. Aroma is sweet. Taste is sweet some fruit and pine

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Bottle:   Amberish, pale haze, moderate to large frothy off-white head, nice lacing.   Citrus peel, pith, hops, and alcohol on the nose.   Similar on the tongue, not too bright, but thankfully the 9.5% really only comes through on the nose.   Bitter but not biting, decent malt background, mild citrus sweetness.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Nota big example, but not overly done on either side.   Could be a little brighter, but as is its pretty enjoyable.   Thanks Ron!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jehoesefat (336) - Poway, California, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Not an overwhelming aroma, hoppy and citrus. Pours clear orange with a white head. Nice hop flavors balanced with a good malt backbone, smooth finish with lingering citrus flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10462) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUL 25, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht trübes helloranges Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht hopfig fruchtig, reife Früchte. Geschmack sehr hopfig, fruchtig, Gewürze, , etwas scharf, süß, bitterer Abgang.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14641) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle @ Odense Summer Gathering, 2015. Pours hazy orange with white head. Sweet malty. caramel, bread, and citrus. Warming..

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nuffield (3835) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle brought from CA by my neighbor. When it was too cold, it was really unpleasant, but as it warmed the orange/citrus came through better. Hoppy but not over the top and doesn’t rise above the other Imperial IPAs I’ve had lately. Bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - APR 2, 2014
Picked up a corny keg for my kegirator. Pours a cloudy straw, small head and lively bubbles. Aroma is weak for a DIPA. Flavor isn’t overly hoppy, big maltiness. Notes of mild citrus and some floral. I didn’t realize it was 9.5 ABV until now, is it is well hidden. Easy to drink. Not what I would call a true DIPA, except for the ABV. I wanted this to be big, bold and hopped out.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10774) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle at the brewery, 4S Ranch. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is citrus, pine, and resin hops with honey and biscuit malt. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, light sweet malt and fruity esters with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (3243) - 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.


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