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Electric Tower IPA - Santa Clara Valley Brewing

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Electric Tower IPAElectric Tower IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Santa Clara Valley Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KevT on 06-09-2013)
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mentor

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3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a four finger dirt-tan yellowed head over a brilliant copper liquid. Smells pine, lemon, pith, grapefruit, tangerine zest, baby aspirin. Tastes well done. Hops shine on a well-balanced malt sweet with enough fruity esters to add character, but not distract. Hop flavor is pine, oranges, pink grapefruit, waxy resinous, grassy edge. Malt sweet is somehow creamy, yet the beer is medium-light in the mouth. Medium-aggressive carbonation could be a bit less (so swirl the glass to dissipate the gas). Decent lacing on the inside of the glass and drying aftertaste of hop waxy bitter.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2013 00:50:04 | More by mentor
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Bomber > Pint Glass

A - Mostly clear deep gold with a nice finger of soapy off white head, medium on the lacing.
S - Lots of pine and citrus, very classic west coast aroma, a litte skunky and dank, caramel and bread malt
T - Mild pine and grassy bitterness up front, dank floral comes in with some lightly sweet malt, some bread, and citrus zest.
M - Finishes rather dry and rather bitter.
O - Overall a good west coast IPA, done right by the standard.

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Electric Tower IPA from Santa Clara Valley Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.