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Highland Kashmir IPA - Highland Brewing

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Highland Kashmir IPAHighland Kashmir IPA

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BA SCORE
80
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643 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 643
Reviews: 346
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 12
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Highland Brewing visit their website
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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gabeerfan

Georgia

3.4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy yellow-amber with a fluffy off-white head that falls to a thin ring and whispy cap.
Somewhat light aroma. Toasted biscuits drizzled with honey, some grass, pine and citrus aromas.
Flavors are subtle too, but not as subtle as in the aroma. Some bitterness in the beginning with the biscuits and honey coming in next and grassy/piney hop bitterness at the back of the tongue. The flavors do wake up more as the beer warms.
Medium-bodied. Nice carbonation. A little resinous and finishes dry.
Nicely drinkable. Good, but subtle, flavors make this an easy drinker.
A good, but not great, beer. I would drink this again.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2009 01:40:10 | More by gabeerfan
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3.55/5  rDev +1.1%
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.

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3.49/5  rDev -0.6%
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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.

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Highland Kashmir IPA from Highland Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 643 ratings.