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Tower 10 IPA - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Tower 10 IPATower 10 IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

327 Ratings
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Ratings: 327
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 11
Gots: 41 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Overlord on 03-15-2009)
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Photo of wordemupg
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle poured into chalice 20/3/14 (from notes0

A slightly hazy light orange liquid with some sediment here and there, just a few bubbles but a finger of foam hangs around for a few sips leaving a couple rings

S lots of pine and brown sugar, some earthy notes, caramel and citrus I can't place, fairly straight forward, smells like a hoppy BW

T malts come out a little more, still 3 months until its BB date but the hops have faded a fair bit, lots of brown sugar comes out

M medium bodied, leaves a little behind, quite creamy from the bubbles, rind and brown sugar on the finish

O basic IPA that may have faded a little on its way to OZ, curious if its 3 n0r 9 months old with the BB date 3 months away

I'm guessing this ones past its prime, might score higher as a BW

wordemupg, May 12, 2014
Photo of raulazzer
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

raulazzer, May 12, 2014
Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
4.3/5  rDev +18.1%

Kroehny_Loves_Hops, May 01, 2014
Photo of Troublebar
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Troublebar, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of cornejo
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

cornejo, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

jheezee, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of Mrose78
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Mrose78, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of TheMarkE
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Cloudy gold with a huge head of foam and excellent lacing. Tons of carbonation. Way too much carbonation.

Smell: Grapefruit, caramel, pineapple, lemon.

Taste: Citrus, caramel, and grassy malts.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and creamy, with a bitter hop aftertaste.

The Verdict: Pretty good. It offers a huge aroma but the flavors are well balanced and muted. My only real complaint is the over carbonation- no matter how perfect the pour, half the glass was foam with each bottle.

TheMarkE, Apr 14, 2014
Photo of jsanmarco
3.75/5  rDev +3%

jsanmarco, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of AceFSbulldog
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

AceFSbulldog, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of tjcamm
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

tjcamm, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of Drop_Knowledge
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Drop_Knowledge, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of vma
3.75/5  rDev +3%

vma, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of FLBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +9.9%

FLBeerGuy, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of TheHouseplant
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

TheHouseplant, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of orangesol
3.75/5  rDev +3%

orangesol, Feb 19, 2014
Photo of DenverHopHead
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle; into a tumbler.
Appearance - gold, cloudy; thin, foamy head that leaves decent lacing.
Smell - pineapple and mango, faint juicy fruit.
Taste - not bad, but falls short of the nose, lacking with a strong pineapple and mango presence. A bit too boozy after it sits.
Feel - this goes from an enjoyable, drinkable IPA, to a weird after taste, funky IPA.
Overall - I'm in and out on this one...which means I'm out. Too funky when it's all said and done.

DenverHopHead, Feb 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Mackenzie_Gloven, Feb 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

arfenhouse, Feb 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

vfgccp, Feb 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

R_J_FearNoBeer, Jan 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

KyleRV, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Vigilante, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of Rwalford74
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Rwalford74, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev +3%

fthegiants, Jan 18, 2014
Tower 10 IPA from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 327 ratings.