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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
A bolder, hoppier version of fan-favorite Tower 10 IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (4105) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2015
Pours clear deep golden with a small off-white head. Aroma of citrus notes, pine and tropical fruits. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and solid bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
10th October 2015
Hazy amber beer, good bubbly pale cream colour head. Palate is light, semi dry and crisp. Minerals. Sweetish malts, mild cream, whisper of honey. Brief flash of bright tangerine, a more steady orange. A touch of vodka like alcohol! Good tropical fruits before a smooth and semi dry finish. Mild hop spice at the very end. Peel bitter linger. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (3613) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (4911) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SeniorZozo (1274) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (3509) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (2451) - Røros, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2016
Dark golden with a white head - Fruity tropical hoppy aroma - Malt body to support a good hop profile that has tropical fruits to it and a good bitterness - The tropical fruits from the hops goes into a dry finish - This was good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (2374) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2016
Bottle from Bacchanalia, Cambridge. Golden orange, mega-hazy. A bit of white head sits on top. Piney, gluey and piña colada-y in the nose. A hint of cantaloupe and a touch of PVC. Sugary sweetness starts the taste off, and there is a near simultaneous tenacious bitter in the back of the throat. Finish is slightly unbalanced, I’d like a little less acidity. Fresh pineapple and dried banana chips in the aftertaste. A real treat despite a few flaws.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MitchOFY (3) - - MAR 2, 2012 does not count
Nice Centennial hop flavor profile. Citrusy but not very piney. Weak nose but a great body and good finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbeatty (1244) - New York, USA - JUN 26, 2012
Bottle, 06/26/2012. Thanks to LtDan the man. Light, cloudy copper pour, thin white head doesn’t last long, spotty lacing. Dank, herbal hops, orange citrus, caramel malts heavy, not your typical Cali IPA profile. Smooth citrusy hops, subtle pine edge, almost blending in with caramel backbone, bitterness fighting back in the finish. Medium resinous body, expansive almost like a barley wine. Not the aggressive IIPA offering one might expect, an interesting change-up.

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