SBX (Imperial Sneakbox)
Kane Brewing Company

SBX (Imperial Sneakbox)SBX (Imperial Sneakbox)
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Kane Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #159
Ranked #1,341
4.34 | pDev: 5.99%
Nov 23, 2022
Oct 29, 2017
SBX - formally known as Imperial Sneakbox - is brewed with American two-row, red wheat malt, malted oats and caramalt. We add just a bit of Citra in the whirlpool and then follow that up with a massive dry-hop of Citra and Galaxy.
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Rated: 3.75 by BigIronH from Michigan

Nov 23, 2022
Rated: 5 by Shan-man from New Jersey

Nov 12, 2022
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Reviewed by Roguer from Connecticut

4.32/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Excellent head production and retention. Body is shockingly opaque and turbid, but a bright and inviting orange color.

Orange impressions persist on the nose, along with notes of grapefruit, lemon, and both bright and dank herbal tones. Fantastic aroma, loaded with bright citrus but with depth and complexity.

Flavor follows, with tangerine, orange, and grapefruit notes leading the way, before some tropical notes of melon, mango, and papaya arrive around the transition from first to second third. The citrus never goes away, however. Balanced bitterness; moderate malt body sweetness that emphasizes breadier notes over any presence of the caramalt, which presents only a slight bit of toastiness.

Full bodied, creamy, and smooth. Just a bit of alcohol bite.

This is an excellent IIPA very clearly in the mold of Heady.
Nov 10, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by paulish from New York

Aug 13, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by tobelerone from New Jersey

Jul 05, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by McBraniel from Virginia

Jul 04, 2021
Rated: 4.3 by dalevins10 from New Jersey

Jul 03, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by DrStiffington from New Jersey

Jul 01, 2021
Rated: 4.39 by ChrisDemy

Jun 17, 2021
Rated: 4 by Jdells09 from New Jersey

Mar 31, 2021
Rated: 4.56 by Mack2012 from New Jersey

Jan 03, 2021
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Reviewed by MacMalt from New Jersey

4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Canned on 12/9/2020. Poured into a Kane snulip glass. It pours a totally opaque, dirty yellow with a large, fluffy bright white cap and thick, clinging lacing. Nice nose! lemon, lime, grapefruit, onion, and some faint floral hops. The taste opens quite herbal and piney, with lemon peel, grapefruit rind, and nice hints of berry , honeydew melon, and lychee. There is also a subtle oat sweetness at mid palate. The dry-hopping of Citra and Galaxy add a biting bitterness at the finish. This is a fairly basic recipe and it tastes great! The mouth feel is moderately creamy with pleasant carbonation, and the 8.4% ABV gives it lots of substance. Overall, it's hard for me to compare SBX to Sneakbox. They seem like completely different beers. But SBX is equally outstanding. Just a great DIPA for any time of the year. It's big enough to pair with anything grilled but basic enough for casual drinking. One can will not be enough.
Dec 20, 2020
Rated: 4.33 by ColForbinBC from New Jersey

Jul 16, 2020
Rated: 4.5 by NonicPanic from Pennsylvania

Jun 29, 2020
Rated: 4.41 by George2744 from Pennsylvania

Jun 21, 2020
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Reviewed by farrago from New Jersey

4.04/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Finger plus of creamy white, dense foam, above average retention and very thick lacing. Opaque liquid, puree appearance, dark yellow. there’s a core of sinewy dark herbaceous matter and fresh marijuana to the nose, lucky its strong because so is the mango, melon, pineapple scents, lush and juicy, slightly more demure tangelo citrus, pepper and biscuit notes. Medium-bodied, very creamy mouthfeel while retaining some bitterness. The dankness takes a big step back here and the orange, tangerine citrus steps up in its place. Piney, more of the biscuit, doughy bread. Floral in a more subtle way. Here the melon fruit seems most prominent, then papaya, mango, pineapple to apricot. The finish is somewhat foursquare and blunt, no crispness nor clean, scrubbing sensation. Loaded with flavor, genially clumsy.
Jun 21, 2020
Rated: 3.8 by Latarnik from New Jersey

Jun 16, 2020
Rated: 4.42 by AD17 from New Jersey

Jun 13, 2020
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Reviewed by deleted_user_995920

4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Pours an opaque bright orange with a creamy ,sticky head. Smell is citrus,stone fruits,(mostly peach). Taste is fruity,some onion,malt,citrus, bread pudding aftertaste.Fells full bodied and mildly chewy. Overall a solid high ABV IPA. Finishes juicy.
Jun 11, 2020
Rated: 4.6 by Justinprintz from New Jersey

May 20, 2020
SBX (Imperial Sneakbox) from Kane Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 81 ratings