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Tower 10 IPA - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Tower 10 IPATower 10 IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

312 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 12
Gots: 34 | 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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Grabbed a pint on tap at the Karl Strauss Carlsbad, to go along with my dinner at the bar. Seemed like a good bet, not being far from my temporary CA home.

The pour is a fine Goldilocks yellow, filtered to perfection. Nose comes through as light fruits, with a underlying threat of bitter hops. That’s my boy.

Tower 10 – I have to say I’m surprised by the overall low rating. A different beast out of the bottle, maybe? Oh, wait, I can’t bloody tell anymore. Bitterness piles on top of bitterness, & I have to give my tongue a little shock for it to register anything else. Mid-palate comes orange zest, torn guts of a grapefruit, sharp lemon. Fruitiness meshes wonderfully with the hard-eyed bitters. And just like that, sixteen ounces has vanished. Hmmmm.

An unexpectedly excellent brew. Bonus points for the good-looking bartender giving me a taste of the wheat, as well (only OK, but it’s the thought that counts, right?). If Karl Strauss had tasters, I’d definitely be back to try more of the menu!

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Tower 10 IPA from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.