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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Built in 1881 to showcase the electrification of the west, San Jose’s Electric Light Tower stood for over 30 years as a shinning star above the Santa Clara Valley. Our Electric Tower IPA reimagines this icon as an intensely West Coast Style IPA. A firm malt base builds support for the abundance of hops, allowing hints of pine, citrus and tropical fruit to shine through and light up your palate!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (3124) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Pourer from 22oz bottle from blackwells. Dark orange, almost amber color. Sticky white head. Fruity floral aroma. Taste is very bitter. Malty citrus pine and spicy notes. Not too bad but was expecting to like it more

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11600) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle @ The Bruery, shared by Leighton. Golden orange pour with a white head. Caramel, grass, and orange. Some grand marnier, vanilla, and pine. Some bready malt. Flavor is a bit on the sweet side. Caramel, bread, and vanilla. Orange liqueur, grass, and lots of pine. Mild bitterness on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewHaMeister (178) - - DEC 20, 2013
Bomber thanks to Bytemesis! Pours a cloudy amber orange with a thick off white head and nice lacing. Floral hop aroma with a spicy citrus flavor. Delicious!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8742) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 17, 2013
651mL thanks to Leighton. Clear orange pour with good foam. Onion, garlic style hop nose with vanilla in background. Taste is juicier cantaloupe, sugar, intensely bitter. Moves to onion for the finish. Not bad though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1115) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 5, 2013
On tap at Gourmet Haus. Citrus and pine aroma. Hazy golden orange with white head hat is fleeting. Leaves lacing. Orange and earth. Resinous. Moderate bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2013 Live rate. 22oz bottle from Cask N’ Flask, San Jose, CA. Pops open with an enticing gust of lychee moving into grapefruit, melon, papaya, blackcurrant, aniseed...even a little wisp of garlic- good fresh hops unencumbered by malt. Brilliant bronze with a loose off white foam. The hop freshness continues on the palate with punishing bitterness; dried flowers, slightly less expressive tropical fruit flavours, peppery spice and pine. Oily nut linger and crumbs of biscuit off the malt- no Crystal malt overdose here. Bitter, bitter hops dominate; fresh-picked and pollen-like on the burp. Better than average WCIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6785) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Pours copper with a rich beige head and a citrus and toffee aroma. There is a medium-bodied caramel malt flavor with a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Clear yellow orange color with sticky lacing. Resin on the notes. Dirty palate. Good IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11531) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bomber from Bobby’s in Santa Clara, CA. Pours orange amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is floral/citrus. Near full bodied. This has a nice malt backbone, and a hop burn. Flavor is floral, tropical, citrus, pine. Finishes tasty and pretty bitter. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFunGuy (745) - California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
This beer has a copper an gold appearance. It has a citrus floral aroma. It's hops are well balanced with an earthy flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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