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Galaxy Head High | Kane Brewing Company

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4.4/5
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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: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double Dry Hopped Galaxy Head High

Added by xnicknj on 11-27-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,314
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
77
pDev:
7.5%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
6
Trade:
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of eagle109
4.14/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dvmin98
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jhfinn
3.74/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OHbeertraveler
4.77/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dmacnuts
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of njcraftguy
4.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Another winner from Kane, NJ's best brewery IMO. Head High is a wonderful beer and this continues that. So juicy with citrus notes while also being well balanced and smooth. Excellent beer.

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Photo of Lucoli
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of captainkrad
4.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rich_K
4.44/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ArtZan
4.33/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheMonkery
4.31/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of srw
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dougwillhike
4.27/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of maximum12
3.93/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to The Terminator, SadMachine, for this 500ML bottle.

Pour is that trendy light orange that makes me think of those old Anita Bryant commercials…which only reminds me just hold old I am. Citrus, tropical fruit, soaked sweet bread comes off the surface. Acceptable.

Head High - Galaxy is a versatile beer. I could see myself slugging this after a sweaty bout of gardening or sipping it out of a wine glass over a leisurely ninety minutes. Much citrus, some orange juice (from concentrate), mild honeyed malts, moderate bitterness. Bit of flowers & touch of Fat Tire-style wet bread, though not enough to ruin the experience. Nicely juicy, & drinkable enough to warrant the 12 oz. bottle that’s hit the gym.

A bit of an upgrade from the standard, very good Head High, but not so much as you’d notice if they weren’t both in your mouth simultaneously. Thoroughly enjoying this; an excellent beer.

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4.52/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CharlesK
4.31/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SammyJaxxxx
4.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16.9 oz bottle
A: Hazy straw colored with a thick foamy head. Tons of lacing
S: citrus and dankness
T: Grapefruit orange candied lime with pine and bitters
MF: crisp and clean with the perfect residual lingering taste
O: It is hard to take a great beer like Head High better. Somehow Kane has managed to do just that with this galaxy version.

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4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Raziel313
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.34/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Recently offered in 16.9 oz bottles. WHOO HOO! Poured into Aslin Teku glass.

L: 2F+ foamy head with good retention, lacing, and a cap/ring. Beer is an attractive hazy golden orange.

S: Superdose of Galaxy leads to strong grapefruit, orange, passionfruit, lemon peel scent. Augments the existing hop profiles. Dank pineyness as well.

T: Lots of citrus up front as in nose. Grapefruit, orange dominate. Light pilsner and crystal malts take you to a slightly bitter dank piney finish.

F: Medium body, light to medium carbonation. Very solid construction and balance the entire way.

O: A slight plus compared with regular Head High (I drank them side by side to compare). They have it on tap now, I believe, and grab if they ever bottle it again.

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5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SiepJones
4.26/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopBomb515
4.42/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful peach colored hazy hue with a thick head and great lacing. Aromas are strong, fruity and pungent. Notes of ripe peaches, dank, citrus pulp, citrus rinds and light pine. Medium body, creamy, coating, soft and dry on the finish with a nice lingering bitterness on the palate. This is as good as an IPA can get. It was a bit green, as I drank it 3 days old, for my liking so I'll revisit the flavor score after it sits a bit.

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Photo of CraigMack61
4.47/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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Galaxy Head High from Kane Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 77 ratings
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