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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
82
good

312 Ratings
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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 11
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The beer is clear golden orange with good lacing from a huge fluffy light tan head which dissipates slowly.

Smells is a bit light, but has some floral, bitter and citrus aromas.

Taste is a balance of malts and hops, with a light bitter throughout, and a light citrus sweet finish.

Feels very smooth and very drinkable.

A fine good balanced beer, but it's not quite what I am looking for in an IPA. Tastes more like an APA, especially with the lower abv and smoothness.

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Drinkerofales, Jul 04, 2012
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a traditional slightly hazy orange color with some golden hints. There is a nice 0.5 inch head that is frothy and dense with some nice off-qhite cream color.

S - Slight citrus notes with some malt grain backbone. There is some slight tropical notes to the nose as well. Mild nose but with good flavors. Quite bready notes in the nose. It seems more like a APA.

T & M - Taste starts off with some toasty and bready grain notes. Good malt sweetness present with some nice slight grassy hop notes. There is also some slight tropical notes with some mango and some citrus dryness. The taste is more towards an APA than an IPA. Or it could be more of drinkable/accessible American IPA. Still has some good crafted flavors.

O - Overall t is a good drinkable beer. Refreshing that could be drank from the bottle if needed. A flavorful lawn mower beer.

JoEBoBpr, Apr 01, 2011
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Tower 10 IPA from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.