Tower Station IPA
Mother Road Brewery

Tower Station IPATower Station IPA
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Mother Road Brewery
Arizona, United States
American IPA
Ranked #154
Ranked #3,412
4.19 | pDev: 8.11%
Jul 25, 2022
Sep 06, 2015
Tower Station IPATower Station IPA
Notes: Tower Station IPA is an unfiltered IPA that greets you with a copper-orange hue and fluffy white head, releasing aromas of tangerine and pineapple. Pilsner and Pale malts balance hop-derived flavors of grapefruit peel and pine to finish the journey.​​
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Reviewed by oggg from California

4.3/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Canned 5-17-22. Drank 7-25-22. Tall can from Total Wine.

Big foamy head that leaves nice lace. Cloudy copper-orange color. Aroma is more pine/resin than grapefruit. Brief sweetness with grapefruit turns into a long long smooth bitter finish. Just when you think it’s done, a clean bill of malt comes through. Alcohol level seems low. I agree with others’ reviews that this is an outstanding IPA that is deceptive on the Abv
Jul 25, 2022
Rated: 4.22 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Jul 20, 2022
Rated: 4.27 by SFNC from North Carolina

May 26, 2022
Rated: 3.85 by JHeard79 from North Carolina

Apr 24, 2022
Rated: 4.29 by Orny18 from New York

Apr 19, 2022
Rated: 4.19 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Apr 15, 2022
Rated: 4.52 by jeffmck09 from Connecticut

Feb 20, 2022
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Reviewed by BigGold from Mississippi

4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had Tower Station at Bienvenidos Restaurant, Holbrook, Arizona, poured from pint can, bottom stamped "CANNED 09/16/21" and "BEST 12/15/21," into tumbler.

Pours a bit hazy gold with 1-finger foamy off-white head, with good retention, leaving sketchy rings of lace down the glass. Vegetal aroma off pour, then stone fruit and a little resin as warms. Begins sweet, mild stone fruit with a full mouthfeel, then nicely balanced mild resin, over mild (caramel?) malt, before an adequately bitter finish. A deceptively light, easy-drinking, modern 7.50 ABV IPA.

A deceptively light, easy-drinking, modern 7.50 ABV IPA.
Jan 30, 2022
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Reviewed by wadamslll

4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
I am not really an IPA fan. This one was very clean, had sone good bitterness but also good grapefruit sweet so it goes down fine.

I had a rolling rock right before it and they paired nicely.
Jan 12, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by Benguino from Illinois

Jan 05, 2022
Rated: 4.09 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida

Nov 17, 2021
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Reviewed by harrypowers from Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Got this on draft.

Pours a nearly clear golden color with a persistent white head and moderate lacing.

Smells and tastes of grassy hops, citrus and pineapple with a slightly bitter finish.

Medium light body and carbonation. Light clean mouthfeel.

This is a decent drinkable west coast IPA.
Oct 26, 2021
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Reviewed by PMcKenzie2004 from Pennsylvania

4.58/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Excellent IPA, very balanced and drinkable. Ideal for the warmer weather, I picked up a 4-pack on a trip. This would be a regular beer for me if I lived near Arizona; much like HeadHunter it's a standout IPA.
Oct 23, 2021
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Reviewed by ANIMOUL from Vermont

4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Drank from a 16 oz can purchased outside Flagstaff, AZ; no birth date. Drinks well with classic west coast IPA feel. A bit watery and the ABV is somewhat hidden. Not bad.
Jul 31, 2021
Rated: 3.99 by TrojanRB from Texas

Jul 27, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by mike22ne from Massachusetts

Jul 17, 2021
Rated: 4.24 by StanleysCup from Maryland

Jun 22, 2021
Rated: 3.25 by BeerDreadz from Florida

May 29, 2021
Rated: 3.77 by Nwajlg2 from California

Apr 25, 2021
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Reviewed by Benish from Wisconsin

4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured an unfiltered bright peach color with a white and foamy head. Resin and tangerine oranges at the nose. Maybe even faint blueberry? The taste is resinous with notes of pineapple. Finishes with a slight grapefruit bite. Medium bodied mouthfeel, perfect carbonation. Overall I loved this beer, its very balanced and light on the palate even though it clocks above 7%. It is a treat and I regret only picking up one can.
Apr 23, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by KatieGregBeers from New Mexico

Apr 11, 2021
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.11/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
On tap at Yavapai Tavern in Grand Canyon National Park, AZ.

This one pours a light and mostly clear orange color, with a small head and lots of lacing.

This smells like orange, pine, grapefruit, light malt, and some pineapple.

This leans towards the West Coast-style for IPAs, but there’s not too much malt character here. There’s a pleasant and unaggressive hop character here, slightly bitter, slightly juicy, well balanced overall.

This is light bodied and pretty drinkable, with a good clean bitterness on the back end that keeps it pretty refreshing, especially after a day of hiking down into the canyon!

Although this is pretty basic overall, it’s well done and gets the job done.
Apr 06, 2021
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Rated by Paradox1000 from Florida

4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Excellent west coast style IPA!
Jan 17, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by FLBeerGuy from Florida

Dec 30, 2020
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Rated by adab123 from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Balanced IPA with strong fruit notes and a nice crisp finish. Well done. Far better than most AZ IPAs I've had.
May 29, 2020
Rated: 4.52 by aledr28 from Arizona

Apr 27, 2020
Rated: 4.03 by SpaethJam from New York

Apr 05, 2020
Rated: 4 by AGust82 from Connecticut

Mar 16, 2020
Rated: 4.51 by a_silva_016 from Arizona

Mar 11, 2020
Rated: 4.21 by Rhettroactive from Pennsylvania

Mar 01, 2020
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Reviewed by Tsar_Riga from Indiana

4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A fine looking pour, pale gold, huge white head, dense. Dank citrus nose, pine and tangerine flavor. Moderate weight, and dry finish. A tasty beer that delivers a fine western style IPA.
Jan 23, 2020
Rated: 4.38 by buckeye16 from Texas

Jan 02, 2020
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Look - orangish copper color with a slight white head
Smell - tangerine tropical scent
Taste - slight tangerine grapefruit pine, not to bitter
Feel - medium body and carbonation
Overall - tasty ipa, great tropical flavor and not to bitter
Jan 02, 2020
Rated: 4 by mdfb79 from New York

Nov 25, 2019
Rated: 4 by Azpittil57 from Arizona

Nov 11, 2019
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Rated by tastocke from Illinois

4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A very good and somewhat complex ipa. Pours clear amber. Good fruity hop nose. Finish is neither overly bitter or sweet, just a solid ipa.
Oct 17, 2019
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Reviewed by laketang from Arizona

4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Had 2 12 oz drafts a
Light bright orange hue with a smallish white head.
Great tropical fruit, pineapple, Citrusy.
Nice hop profile, good balance, pine, citrus.
Creamy medium to light feel. Prickly.
Nice beer to drink on a fall day outdoors. Refreshing for the abv.
Oct 05, 2019
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Reviewed by tucson_brewson from Arizona

4.56/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Have had a few of these out of the can but never got to properly drink it in a glass (granted, tulip glass broke so it's a pint glass).

L - Out of the 16 oz can it pours a hazy, golden color with an inch of fluffy white head that dissipates quickly and leaves a generous sticky lacing and good amount of bubbles throughout.

S - Tropical fruit (pineapple, mango, passionfruit), peach, tangerine, banana, orange blossom, some wet grass and piney hops but mostly a fruit-forward nose.

T - Follows the nose with tropical fruit, citrus rind mostly grapefruit, honey, biscuity malt, a good bitter hoppy bite and astringent alcohol presence the middle to balance the sweetness.

F - Light-to more medium bodied, lower carbonation content but still prickly, softer mouthfeel towards the end and very clean and drinkable, likely in part due to the pilsner malts.

O - This is a great IPA that doesn't overload your taste buds with bitter hops but doesn't go too fruity sweet either. A very balanced, drinkable local/regional IPA that I'm happy to find a 4-pk of for under $10.

*2022 Edit*: I come back to this time and time again, it stands as my favorite IPA.
Sep 29, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Dsimenson from California

Aug 05, 2019
Rated: 4.1 by taospowder from New Mexico

Jul 13, 2019
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