Head High | Kane Brewing Company

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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: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Head High is our interpretation of an American-style India Pale Ale (IPA). This beer is all about the hops; we use a blend of five different varieties all grown in the Pacific Northwest. A small charge of Chinook and Columbus early in the boil adds a smooth bitterness. A majority of the hops are then added late in the kettle or post-fermentation to produce a beer that is heavy on hop flavor and aroma. The combination of Cascade, Centennial, Citra and Columbus give Head High a noticeable grapefruit flavor with aromas of citrus, tropical fruits and pine. Our house American ale yeast ferments to a dry finish that accentuates the use of imported Pilsner and lightly kilned crystal malt resulting in Head High’s straw color and crisp flavor.

Added by bonbini26 on 08-27-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
812
Reviews:
133
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
8.47%
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
182
For Trade:
3
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Killer IPA

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Amazing. Well balanced juicy IPA, Really happy they canned this one even though that has stopped I look forward to seeing it in cans again soon

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By far my favorite!!!!! There is just something about this beer that apeals to my beer soul.

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Appearance - Nice wheat color, very light

Smell - Piney nose with a touch of grapefruit. Beautiful aroma

Taste - Strong hop flavor, nice grapefruit taste

Mouthfeel - Hoppy bitterness, crisp taste

Overall - One of the best East Coast IPA's I've ever had, if not the best.

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Head High from Kane Brewing Company
4.25 out of 5 based on 812 ratings.
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