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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
good

689 Ratings
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Ratings: 689
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 14
Gots: 37 | 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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Photo of delta490
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.

delta490, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of GrantBrennan
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

GrantBrennan, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of JimKal
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.

JimKal, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of huntermop
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

huntermop, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

seanchai, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of CUbeerfan
3/5  rDev -14.8%

CUbeerfan, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of GarthDanielson
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.

GarthDanielson, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of blordo1685
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.

blordo1685, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

MahBe3r, Jun 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

dmorgan310, Jun 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

midlifec, Jun 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

rudabegga9, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Lukass, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

xJMFCx, Jun 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

ShemRahBoo, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

travismiller80, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Griffith, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

BeersIsTheName, May 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Pale_Horse, May 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

wrightst, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

JohnParadee, May 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

CM31, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Nordbier, May 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

OldhouseRecs, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

ascags, May 10, 2014
Highland Kashmir IPA from Highland Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 689 ratings.