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Electric Tower IPA | Santa Clara Valley Brewing

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87
very good
15 Reviews
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
105
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
26.07%
 
 
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Electric Tower IPAElectric Tower IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Santa Clara Valley Brewing
California, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by KevT on 06-09-2013

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Reviews: 15 | Ratings: 105
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3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
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.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.07/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle in a pint glass. This beer pours a light orange clear body and has nice lacing. The smell is fruity - grapefruit and mango. The taste is mostly pine and doesn't quite deliver on the smell. The finish is clean without a lot of lingering bitterness. Overall I think this is a solid west coast IPA and a sign of good things from Santa Clara Valley.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.56/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The brew poured a light amber color, with 2 fingers of a bright white head that left excellent lacing. The aroma is pungent and consists of pine, mango, pineapple and citrus. The flavor follows the nose with only the slightest trace of a malt backbone. The beer is well carbonated and has a light-medium mouthfeel that finishes bone dry.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.31/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Electric Tower IPA from Santa Clara Valley Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.