Head High (Double Dry-Hopped W/ Citra) | Kane Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
14 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
kanebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SadMachine on 10-18-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
14
Reviews:
1
Avg:
4.64
pDev:
6.25%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of bkwhoppa66
4.25/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chupithegreat
4.22/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of malfunxion
4.25/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of BFCarr
4/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of DrStiffington
4.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of mikeburd1128
4.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of swetsastonic
4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of ShemRahBoo
4.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Hessian257
4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of djrn2
4.25/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of cp45
4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of brother_kenneth
4.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of iL0VEbeer
4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of SadMachine
4.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I finally decided to add this because nobody else was and I had to stop being lazy! This is mostly from memory, but I did take a few notes on this.

A- Pours a somewhat hazy bright golden/straw color with orange hues. A billowing white head of soapy foam tops this, and retains well, leaving lots of sticky lacing. Just a stunning beer to look at!

S- Waves upon waves of Citra hops! All the tropical and citrus fruits you can imagine, from mango to tangerine to grapefruit to pineapple! I could go on and on! A solid caramel/butterscotch malt backbone holds this all together.

T- Taste is a good balance of hop character and malt. A good dose of the citrus and pineapple, while the mango and other tropical fruits are a bit less pronounced. The butterscotch and caramel malt flavors are quite prevalent! Very well balanced! Honestly I would give a higher score for taste, but I feel it's between 4.5 and 4.75, and I think overall it should land around 4.6-4.65, so this is how I'll score it...

M- The mouthfeel is buttery smooth, reminiscent of Abner! Just goes down so easily... perhaps a bit too easily! Can't imagine a better mouthfeel for an IPA!

O- This is just an outstanding IPA that delivers more flavor and aroma than 99% of DIPAs out there! They need to make this at least on a rotating basis!

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Head High (Double Dry-Hopped W/ Citra) from Kane Brewing Company
4.64 out of 5 based on 14 ratings.
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