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Highland Kashmir IPA - Highland Brewing

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Highland Kashmir IPAHighland Kashmir IPA

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653 Ratings
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Ratings: 653
Reviews: 347
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 13
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-20-2003)
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Reviews by botham:
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botham

New York

3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

bottle poured into a tasting glass. pours a light golden color with a half finger of white head, reduced to a soapy rim after about thirty seconds.

aroma has medium notes of piney hop oils, with little else. a light note of caramel malts show after a bit of warming. fresh in the nose, and overall a bit too light.

taste is of lightly bready malts enveloped with a light coniferous hop note. the finish is mildly crisp without any bitterness. for an IPA this is quite mellow, and the hop qualities end up hollow. it could be an APA and it might better fit into its style.

mouthfeel is medium bodied with a lightly dry mouthfeel and a semi-dry aftertaste. somewhat weak on the palate. drinkability is decent. as far as IPAs go, this is a weak example. not much hop quality and a finish of little hop bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2009 01:15:13 | More by botham
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JaredMarvel

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.6%

07-28-2014 23:15:09 | More by JaredMarvel
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gerycafoy

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-27-2014 19:06:00 | More by gerycafoy
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-23-2014 22:51:07 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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Stargazer2892

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

07-21-2014 02:36:05 | More by Stargazer2892
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ryfree

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

07-19-2014 01:40:09 | More by ryfree
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Cjm309105


3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

07-17-2014 22:34:14 | More by Cjm309105
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-17-2014 03:20:16 | More by qcbrewer
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

07-17-2014 02:26:53 | More by DrMindbender
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kilobees

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-15-2014 00:23:14 | More by kilobees
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.41/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Highland Kashmir IPA has a thin-to-medium, off-white head, a mostly clear, gold-orange appearance, some residual lacing, lots of bubbles, and noticeable lace left on the glass. The aroma is faint, but one can pick up some apricot and sweet malt. Taste is of sweet bread, apricot, and mellow bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Highland Kashmir IPA finishes semi-dry and refreshing.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 23:33:09 | More by RonaldTheriot
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atrocity

Virginia

2/5  rDev -43.2%

07-07-2014 13:12:41 | More by atrocity
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -14.8%

07-06-2014 06:43:41 | More by bernat1971
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klesniew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +13.6%

07-03-2014 01:02:33 | More by klesniew
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ImperatorScab

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

07-03-2014 00:18:34 | More by ImperatorScab
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delta490

Virginia

3.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured out a nice deep gold with a slight amber tint. The head has slight retention, with a thin disc and some nice lacing. The aroma is pretty mild, with some light malt aromas (think dried fruit). The taste is alright. There is neither the malt depth of traditional English IPAs or the hops of American IPAs. It's not a bad flavor, but it's not very complicated. The body is lighter, as an English IPA tends toward and it's not bad, but it's not really going to blow you away.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 22:21:43 | More by delta490
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GrantBrennan

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

07-01-2014 20:23:20 | More by GrantBrennan
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JimKal

North Carolina

3.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured into a Shaker Pint. Amber gold color with a one finger white head that dissipates fairly quickly. It does leave some nice lacing.

S: Malty aroma.

T: There isn't much going on here. I know this style isn't as hop forward as the American IPA but Goose Island does a better job with the style.

M: Light to medium perhaps as a result of the low level of carbonation.

O: I picked this up in a mix six as I've been wanting to try it. As much as I want to encourage NC craft, I won't be repeating this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 22:22:32 | More by JimKal
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

06-26-2014 20:06:52 | More by huntermop
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seanchai

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

06-24-2014 08:52:32 | More by seanchai
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3/5  rDev -14.8%

06-24-2014 01:53:51 | More by CUbeerfan
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a bright, crystal-clear, golden-yellow coloring with a steady flow of carbonation throughout, and a short, filmy, clingy, white head. Aromas of floral hops, subtle caramel backbone, light fruit esters, and subtle bitterness. Flavors are bitter forward, with a tart citrus character of tangerine and grapefruit, followed by subtle toasted and caramel notes, and some floral highlights. The body is smooth, with a sharp edge to it. The aftertaste is more floral and sweet than anything, with fruity notes up front. The finish is smooth, somewhat effervesced from the carbonation, and slightly bitter. Very drinkable English IPA.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 20:58:41 | More by GarthDanielson
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blordo1685

North Carolina

2.23/5  rDev -36.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

This beer could best be compared to a poor version of Sierra Nevada. Nothing new or exciting here. A truly prosaic and mediocre beer. After a few sips I poured this one out.There are too many decent beers out there so I recommend that you skip this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 02:22:28 | More by blordo1685
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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Highland Kashmir IPA from Highland Brewing
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