Indicators
Kane Brewing Company

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Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #694
ABV:
7.4%
Score:
93
Ranked #4,975
Avg:
4.24 | pDev: 4.95%
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
39
From:
Kane Brewing Company
 
New Jersey, United States
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Rotating
Wants
  1
Gots
  9
SCORE
93
Outstanding
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Notes: Indicators is a 7.4% IPA brewed with Golden Promise, Honey malt and oats and hopped with Citra, Galaxy and Waimea.
Reviews: 15 | Ratings: 39
Reviews by dsa7783:
Photo of dsa7783
4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Morris Tap and Grill. Pours a hazy, orange hue with minimal frothing. Assertive aroma replete with hints of citrus and grapefruit. Similar overall flavor profile.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MacMalt
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I had this on draught at the brewery. 12 oz. pour served in a tulip glass. It pours a cloudy orange-apricot color with a frothy, milk-white head and elegant lacing. The smell is mostly fruity: tangerine and lemon, with a blend of hops, as well. The taste is complex and pleasing: there is tangerine and other citrus but also a honey or caramel sweetness, along with grass and a nice mix of hops, including the enigmatic Waimea. The hops are definitely present but there is little bitterness. This ale is medium-bodied with a fairly viscous mouth feel and pleasant carbonation. Although the ABV is a manageable 7.4% I felt some heat. Overall, this is an adventurous and truly satisfying American IPA. It has a great balance of sweetness and hoppy bitterness. It's not a bomb in any respect. It's simply a great drinking beer. Who would expect less from Kane?

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Photo of ColForbinBC
4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Real cloudy body, like natural orange juice almost. Nose is all hops, fruity, musky. Juicy, fruity, succulent hoppy flavor. Semi dry body. Hops linger on. This is a delicious IPA.

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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobv
4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Moderate pour yields a 3/4 inch white head over a light to medium amber body with some sticky lacing. Nose of tropical fruit, citrus, and slight pine. Flavors follow aromas with a very soft middle followed by a bitter finish. Feel is good, and overall a real nice effort from those dudes from Ocean Twsp., NJ. Cheers!

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Photo of Rifugium
3.27/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mdfb79
4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a murky medium burnt orange color with one finger of off white head and moderate carbonation evident. Lots of citrus hops, Fruity malts, some tropical fruits, oats. Medium body and low carbonation.

Another winner; well worth checking out.

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Photo of thampel09
4.46/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of superspak
4.32/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got in a BIF from MacMalt. 16 ounce can into signature tulip glass, canned on 3/8/2018. Pours opaquely hazy medium orange/amber color with a 1 finger fairly dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of huge tangerine, grapefruit, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, white grape, berry, citrus peel/zest, light pepper/pine, honey, bread dough, toasted biscuit, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Incredible aromas with fantastic complexity and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical hops and bready malt notes; with big strength. Taste of huge tangerine, grapefruit, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, white grape, berry, citrus peel/zest, light pepper/pine, honey, bread dough, toasted biscuit, light nuttiness, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light pine, citrus peel, herbal, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, guava, white grape, berry, citrus peel/zest, light pepper/pine, honey, bread dough, toasted biscuit, nuttiness, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical hops and bready malt flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying/astringent flavors after the finish. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, creamy/bready/grainy, fairly sticky, and slightly resinous/rindy mouthfeel that is nice. Minimal warming alcohol for 7.4%. Overall this is an amazing NE IPA! All around incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical hops and bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the mellowly bitter/drying finish. Great soft mouthfeel for the style. A little too heavy on the biscuity Golden Promise malt character, but it's not overly sweet. Intensely juicy, vibrant, and lightly dank hop complexity; balanced bready malts. A highly enjoyable offering, and spot on style example. Loved the hop profile as expected.

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Photo of TheGent
4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kbuzz
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SadMachine
4.4/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mindfuldave
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of agreenman19
4.45/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L - dark, oxidized mango juice. Sticky head. Thick haze.

S - lemon and peach. Spicy grapefruit rind. Very doughy. Gentle melon and oat bitterness.

T - grapefruit jam smothered atop toasted white bread. Zesty, bitter onion dominates. Beneath all the tang and twang resides sweet peach creamsicle fullness in flavor, thanks to the oats. Finish is prickly and spicy.

F - silky and full-bodied. Great way to smooth out the flavor profile.

O - loads of balance and also contrast between the oniony zest and fruity jams. Each sip leaves something new to be discovered.

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Photo of NiceTaps
4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the scene of the crime in a stemmed tulip glass.

Dense and hazy frosted orange color with a 1F white fluffy top, good retention, wisp and spot lacing.

Tropical fruit and barley. Traces of citrus and onion, dank.

A light dose of citrus followed by the primary tropical flavors; mango and apricot. Backed up by dry malt and a touch of Head High pine.

Medium body, smooth and Juicy. Snappy hop bitterness.

Nice balance and fairly friendly 7.4% abv.

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Photo of srw
4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cp45
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RollTide7
4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of unlikelyspiderperson
4.11/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look is lovely, hazy apricot with a solid amber head that dissipates reasonably with moderate lacing. Nose is richly malty with a heavy stone fruit backbone. very gentle. Crisp and well balanced, lemony/piney up front with a more tropical/apricot back end. Again, the shining star of the taste is balance, really remarkably well balanced IPA. Solid mouthfeel, definitely lets you know you are drinking a beer but clears off the palette reasonably. Strong IPA that I could see having very wide appeal. The balance is what I come back to, malty enough for English style lovers, hoppy enough for American converts. A real solid brew.

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Photo of Tony210
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy medium straw color with a 2 finger billowy white head. Huge dank hop aroma with tons of tropical fruit: pineapple, mango, guava. Taste follows nose, lots of tropical fruit, great dank flavor. Minimal bitterness. Carbonation is great. Overall a fantastic IPA, reminds me of Alchemest Crusher. Just a delicious IPA, could easily drink a case of this.

9/18/18
16 oz can dated 9/13/18
4.5 rating

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Photo of Lucoli
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.32/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WheelsPSU
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Indicators from Kane Brewing Company
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 39 ratings