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:
805
Reviews:
131
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
8.47%
 
 
Wants:
128
Gots:
181
For Trade:
3
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3/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour is lightly hazed yellowish amber with a thin white ring. Nose has a light cereal with a hint of rubber. A bit phenolic with a hint of pine and citrus. Taste has a light bitterness and gentle carbonation. Grain an cereal on the light body with more citrus and a light pine. Bitterness lingers with some dirty wheat. Bitterness out weighs the other hop flavors an malts are a bit unrefined and unfocused.

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3/5  rDev -29.4%

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3.24/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

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3.43/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.44/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

**
01/01/2017

LOOK: Medium hazy, orange yellow. Medium white head, lasts.

AROMA: citrus, ash,
TASTE: ash, hair Spray, pine, spicy bite at the end.

FEEL: good carbonation, medium body.


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3.44/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Crowley to mini sniffer nice ipa color. a bit bitter. fairly middle of the road ipa.

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3.53/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

16 oz. can. Orange body with a small white head. Smells of mango hops and some caramel malt. Tastes less interesting. More grapefruit than tropical fruits. Some caramel and toasty malts and a moderate bitterness. Medium body. Solid IPA, but smells better than it tastes, ultimately.

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Head High from Kane Brewing Company
4.25 out of 5 based on 805 ratings.
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