Electric Tower IPA | Santa Clara Valley Brewing

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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

BEER STATS
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
105
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
26.07%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
17
For Trade:
2
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Reviews: 15 | Ratings: 105
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Photo of Dope
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No date that I can locate; presumed fresh.

A: Pours a clear red with a big frothy tan head. Head fades very slowly with great retention. Pretty thin but widespread lacework everywhere.

S: Mild aroma. Some grapefruit and a little pine. A little bit of caramel. Very subtle.

T: Decent bitter grapefruit up front with a touch of resinous pine to back it up. Mild caramel malt sweetens it up in the middle. Small wave of bitterness in the finish highlights the hops a little better with a primarily citrusy hit.

M: Medium bodied, fairly dry on the back end. Bit of graininess mixing with the resinous hop mouthfeel between sips.

O: Pretty straight forward and standard IPA. Balanced flavor; not a hop bomb. Enjoyable but nothing over the top.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of mkrass
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of InfernoBoss
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Nage37
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of mc4z
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%

Photo of Rzzzzz
4/5  rDev +0.3%

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

Photo of SirBentham
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Devi0us
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Hendrick24
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sanchezrox23
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Topher78
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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4.04/5  rDev +1.3%

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

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3.95/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.15/5  rDev +4%

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