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Drift Line - Kane Brewing Company

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Drift Line
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BA SCORE
88
very good

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xnicknj on 11-26-2011)
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-22-2012 18:57:26 | More by bonbini26
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-22-2012 16:37:29 | More by djrn2
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HopBrain

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-21-2012 19:49:05 | More by HopBrain
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-11-2012 02:19:30 | More by shockrocker65
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SPRichard

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

09-01-2012 14:08:24 | More by SPRichard
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bsimms

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-29-2012 02:17:20 | More by bsimms
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-02-2012 20:33:05 | More by Chugs13
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

03-09-2012 05:02:53 | More by iL0VEbeer
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev +6.5%

Dark brown body, reddish highlights, topped by a creamy tan head. Dense but not thick lacing.

Cafe au lait aroma is highly inviting.

Taste has good chocolate, milk, with maybe some dark mixed in. Coffee follows, with a little cream in it. Oatmeal rolls in next. Finally an earthy hop overlay before all the flavors melt together in the afterglow.

Smooth and light mouthfeel, not heavy, but no holes or prickliness either.

The oatmeal is a really nice touch, raising this brown ale up a notch.

03-05-2012 05:03:50 | More by RonfromJersey
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IceInferno

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -24.4%

02-18-2012 23:17:04 | More by IceInferno
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HopHeads1506

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

02-14-2012 22:03:06 | More by HopHeads1506
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devinoconnor

New Jersey

3.3/5  rDev -16.9%

My least favorite beer from Kane thus far, and somewhat disappointed to be honest. After absolutely falling in love with their Head High IPA, the Drift Life Brown Ale didn't live up to my hopes/expectations.

Pours dark brown color with ample tan head. Lots of malts, chocolate roasted aroma on the nose.

Taste is coffee, caramel with little citrus from the hops. My problem is that the flavors are light, and weak. Body is too thin and overall it's a very boring ale.

01-08-2012 21:21:24 | More by devinoconnor
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

01-04-2012 18:55:42 | More by ShemRahBoo
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Ineedabeerhere

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

12-23-2011 19:10:12 | More by Ineedabeerhere
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jrutigs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-09-2011 20:16:41 | More by jrutigs
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bs870621345

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

Had on tap a few times now, about time for a review.

Pours a deep brown Color with a mocha head and nice lacing.

Smells of oats, chocolate, caramel, and hints of earthy hops.

Taste follows smell, really no progression. Nice sweetness with a clean dry finish.

Mouthfeel is nice and creamy although it seems slightly too prickly on the carbonation.

Overall, it's good. I'm really enjoying the new New Jersey brews

11-28-2011 23:03:52 | More by bs870621345
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SixpointJMH

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +25.9%

11-28-2011 05:03:29 | More by SixpointJMH
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -9.3%

poured from growler into tulip glass

Pours a chestnut brown color with some brighter reddish hues. Thinner tanned head fades out into some spotty lacing with wispy film on top.

Nice roasty, nutty malt character in the nose. Oatmeal with bread crust and light sweetness from dark chocolate.

Nutty and bready up front with a light sweetness. Chocolate and caramel with a decent oatmeal maltiness. Medium backbone, not overly sweet. Finishes a little dry.

Medium body, decent carbonation, pretty smooth and easy on the palate. Another nice beer from Kane - I'm excited to see what's next.

11-26-2011 16:23:04 | More by xnicknj
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Drift Line from Kane Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.