Electric Tower IPA | Santa Clara Valley Brewing

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107 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Santa Clara Valley Brewing
California, United States
scvbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by KevT on 06-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
107
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
9.87%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
18
For Trade:
2
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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

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3/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Buterry, sticky bitterness

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3.2/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

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3.3/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm a fan of really hoppy west coast IPAs, but this one just didn't do it for me. It was just too bitter and piney without any of the wide variety of fruitiness that you expect from really well done west coast IPAs like Pliny, Torpedo, Union Jack, Sculpin, etc. All IBU and no fruitiness in a field crowded with spectacular brews.

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3.31/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.54/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle pour. Can't find a date on this bottle, which could be its downfall. Malty aroma with tiny hints of citrus. Bitter and unremarkable taste that could have been better balanced with more malt presence. Perhaps it's better fresh, assuming this one isn't. Bottling date please. Decent mouthfeel, but mixed with unwelcome bitterness.

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3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Electric Tower IPA from Santa Clara Valley Brewing
3.95 out of 5 based on 107 ratings.
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