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Head High - Kane Brewing Company

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290 Ratings
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.84%


Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: bonbini26 on 08-27-2011)
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Chas58

New Jersey

4.72/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This was at the growler station at Joe Canal's in Iselin/ Woodbridge. Go get it. The initial floral smell upon popping the growler top let's you know you are in for a treat. The beer pours a hazy yellow with a very strong pleasant bouquet of citrus and hop. This is a strong hopped beer but with a very clean mouth feel that makes you go back for another sip. The finish is definetly IPA, but with a very clean crispness. This is one of the finest, well crafted IPAs I have encountered. Support this new brewery and seek out their other beers, Single Fin is also very nice.

Serving type: growler

09-17-2011 23:56:16 | More by Chas58
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

growler poured into tulip - thanks to aviencko and cjo

Pours a hazed burnt orange color with a layer of white head, fades to a bubbly collar with patches of lacing on the glass.

Pungent hop nose, bitter and fruit notes. Grapefruit is strong with sweeter pineapple tones and some touches of caramel. Very enticing.

Nice bite of hops up front, bitter and a little dry. Fruit sweetness with grapefruit and pulp, followed by some floral and herbal notes. Lighter bready malt base with some soft sweetness from caramel. Finishes bitter with residual hops and bud-like tones.

Medium body, solid carbonation, dry and sticky. Really nice West coast style IPA, dry and bitter but tempered from the fruit touches. I'm excited to see more from Kane and hopefully visit the brewery in the near future.

Serving type: growler

09-06-2011 14:13:30 | More by xnicknj
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Demer

New Jersey

4.6/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at CopperMine

So glad I got to try this beer a few days after the event.

The beer pours a nice hazy orange with a huge citrus nose. Orange lemon ect its all there. It has nice hops to it however they are not over powering. A nice balanced easy drinking ipa. This is dangerously drinkable. I agree with one of the reviews below this is definitely one of the best ipas I have had in awhile and its all the better that its from some local guys. NJ needs more quality brewers like this. If you see this on tap around NJ do yourself a favor and skip your usual and try this instead. You will not be disappointed.

Serving type: on-tap

09-03-2011 21:29:33 | More by Demer
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KingJester

New Jersey

4.93/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap at Buffalo Wild Wings in Eatontown. Tried it on a whim and was very impressed. Stone IPA was on tap as well (my usual go-to) and I ordered these instead of touching a Stone. Very drinkable. Looking forward to seeing more of their brews around!

Serving type: on-tap

08-30-2011 01:13:06 | More by KingJester
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Barcade at their Jersey Beer night.

These guys are out of Ocean, NJ, great to see some new microbreweries opening up in new. Pours a hazy, dark golden yellow, the nose is a that of a citrusy west coast IPA, mango, lemon, pine...awesome nose! A very well balanced IPA, great hop profile, with enough malt in there to keep everything in check, just how I like em. Overall this one of the best IPA's I've had in a while, really easy drinking too. Seek it out!

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2011 18:12:08 | More by bonbini26
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Head High from Kane Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.