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Drift Line | Kane Brewing Company

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3.95/5
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116 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Fall

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Added by xnicknj on 11-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,311
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
116
pDev:
7.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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My least favorite beer from Kane thus far, and somewhat disappointed to be honest. After absolutely falling in love with their Head High IPA, the Drift Life Brown Ale didn't live up to my hopes/expectations.

Pours dark brown color with ample tan head. Lots of malts, chocolate roasted aroma on the nose.

Taste is coffee, caramel with little citrus from the hops. My problem is that the flavors are light, and weak. Body is too thin and overall it's a very boring ale.

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Growler purchased 9/17/16 at brewery. Poured into Belgian ale glass.

L: Good light tan 3f head with long retention, lacing, ring, cap. Beer is a very dark brown.

S: Coffee and roasted malts mostly. Maybe some cocoa.

T: Roasted malts dominate. Some coffee. Unsweetened cocoa. Bitter chocolate. Roasty nuttiness, for lack of a better term.

O: Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Pretty chewy, if that makes any sense. Good construction.

O: This is the brown ale we've been waiting for, I think.

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Drift Line from Kane Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 116 ratings
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