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Overhead - Kane Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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272 Ratings
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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 46
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Naugros on 03-30-2012)
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

phooky, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

koflaherty, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of BlackDog
4.85/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Overhead pours a medium amber color, and, like all of Kane's beers, is unfiltered, providing a little haze. There's a healthy head with good retention and very good lacing.

The aroma is powerful and inviting. The many hop additions of Columbus, Simcoe, Amarillo and Centennial hops provide an aroma that is dominated by tropical fruit and citrus hops with some pine sweet malt.

The huge hop presence comes through in the taste as well, with a powerful juicy hop explosion early on the palate, balanced out with some sweet malts, grapefruit, and again, pine. Bitterness is present but not overly so; this is all about the fresh, juicy hops.

This beer is medium-bodied, smooth with a semi-sweet finish and medium carbonation.

Overall, this is one of the best Imperial IPAs, or beers in general, around. The 8.2% ABV is covered well with a powerful juicy, citrusy hop flavor that is up there with the best. If you live in New Jersey, take advantage of the fact that one of your local breweries brews this beer and keep an eye out for it.

BlackDog, Jul 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Varkias41, Jul 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

kmurray8621, Jul 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

schillman, Jul 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

uturn, Jul 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

jiggad369, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of Etan
3.89/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap in Newark.

A: Pours a glowing sunset orange with a small white head.

S: Lots of grapefruit and clementine and leafiness with a mild hint of booze and sweet grain.

T: Taste brings bright citrus, blast of resinous bitterness, grass, surprisingly prominent note of alcohol.

M: Medium-bodied with light carbonation.

O: A very citrusy and resinous DIPA, with a lot of bitterness and a bit too much alcohol showing. I enjoyed it, but it probably doesn't deserve the very high ratings it gets.

Etan, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

nrs207, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

abcdefghijkyle, Jul 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

bonbini26, Jun 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

orangesol, Jun 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Lurkerson, Jun 22, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

InsaneHatter42, Jun 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

rgilbert, Jun 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

jealmanzar, Jun 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

virinow, Jun 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

TheFightfan1, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

brez8791, Jun 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

mcgwire756, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of jd18
3.71/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I'm going to cut to the chase. I'm not a huge IPA guy but I know a fresh IPA when I taste 1. This wasn't that fresh. Real nice floral citrus on the nose and up front on the tongue. Battery acid about 2 sec after I swallowed it. Wish I had asked how long it had been on tap because I don't think this was a fair tasting but there was enough to like that I'll look for it again, if fresh.

jd18, Jun 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

scoot64, Jun 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

cde1218, Jun 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

st9647v3, Jun 01, 2013
Overhead from Kane Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.