Overhead | Kane Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Naugros on 03-30-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
465
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
20.55%
 
 
Wants:
90
Gots:
81
For Trade:
3
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Reviews: 64 | Ratings: 465
Reviews by FickleBeast:
Photo of FickleBeast
4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Maloney s in matawan.

Arrives in a 14 oz pint style glass with almost no head.
Aroma is huge with Piney hop flavors and resin.

First sip is an explosion of Piney hops. Whoa flavor! What a huge hop
Bomb, not typically seen In an east coast IPAs. Bitterness is big but not harsh.

This beer is a huge unexpected surprise. I liked Kane before but this is truly a fantastic dipa. I would get this again in a heartbeat.

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Photo of Gavage
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours an orange color with a 1/2" head that slowly falls.

Smell: mild tropical fruit and some citrus rises from the glass.

Taste: caramel, mango, grapefruit, and some floral hop bitterness create a well balanced and flavorful DIPA.

Mouthfeel: medium-heavy in body. Light crispness from start to finish. Long lasting aftertaste.

Overall: this is one of my new favorite DIPAs that i have whenever I find it on draft.

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Photo of WesMantooth
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a growler, it pours a deep, bright gold into a tulip glass. Pretty hazy. Snow white head made of tiny bubbles disappeared pretty quickly. Left a little bit of a ring. Not any lacing.

Smells very pungent. A dank, green/medicinal and floral aroma dominates. Semi sweet fruits.

Some tropical fruits up front. Pineapple, orange, and mango (maybe peach). Then some light bready malts, followed by some seriously fresh grassy/herbal hops. Nice intense bitterness that fades into some citrus and pine aftertaste.

Lots of resin slickness. Not as full bodied as I would have guessed by looking at it. Lower carbonation.

This beer strikes me as a much better version of Captain's Daughter. Outstanding, bordering on world class. The balance between the juicy fruits and the medicinal flavors. Could use just a touch more malt I think.

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Photo of DudMan
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft 12/23/15. Pours a slightly cloudy copper color w a 2 finger head and great lacing! Grapefruit and citrus hops dominate the smell. The taste is grapefruit and pineapple. Very well balanced w a nice malt backbone. Mouthfeel is smooth. Great beer!

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Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep golden with a sizable off white head.

S: Musky tropical and spicy florals. Light, crackery malt.

M: Pretty soft underbody and mod carbonation. Hard minerality on edges.

T: A good amount of wild onion, pine, lychee. Grapefruit bitterness at end but earthier orange still pronounced. Tropical slurry of passionfruit, kiwi, pineapple.

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Photo of MacMalt
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On draught at a restaurant. The color is a hazy yellow-orange with a snow-white head and lacing that did not dissipate. The smell was a classic dank IPA: strong grapefruit and pine with some sweet fruit, as well. The taste included some tropical fruit and caramel, as well as the grapefruit and floral hops. It is a very easy-drinking IPA and it hides the 8.2% ABV exceptionally well. Overall, it is an excellent East Coast IPA: it has sufficient bitter hoppiness but also has some nice tropical fruity sweetness. Kane is an excellent NJ brewery and this is a fine offering.

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Photo of JerzDevl2000
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this on tap the other night up at the Cloverleaf as this was left over from Kane's Tap Takeover on Thursday. I wasn't expecting anything to be available when I came in and thankfully, this was what I had right at last call. Just like the Head High, this was insanely addicting with a hidden amount of alcohol and a great range of flavors that all meshed well together.

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Photo of reds2harleys
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this while at the brewery. I had heard good things about Kane before and was not disappointed - I tried many brews and several were outstanding including this one. A classic IPA, very smooth to drink even with a high ABV. Fruity and loaded with flavor. Kane is quickly becoming one of my favorite and most trusted breweries. Cheers

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Photo of Tonyjenlasc
4.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

32oz Crowler into a Tulip

Nice pop of bitterness up front (expected @ 100 IBUs) followed by wonderful tropical notes. You get mango....you get pineapple....you get grapefruit....you get some citrus. Everything I want to taste in a DIPA. It also has a very nice, semi creamy, mouthfeel. Dangerously drinkable @ 8.2%. Absolutely no hint of alcohol what so ever. No reason why this, Head High and 077XX are not in the top 250! Show these amazing New Jersey brews some love please....

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Photo of HopBomb515
4.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tinged deep orange, light haze, with a big off white head and spotty lacing. Notes of red grapefruit, pine, light pineapple, under ripe mango and stone fruit grip the senses in aroma and taste. Alcohol is nicely hidden. Mouthfeel manages to be slightly creamy with lower carbonation, yet lighter side of medium in heft making it dangerously drinkable. Overall a world class DIPA, if they gave it a touch more heft and softened the bitterness on the back end it would be nearly perfect.

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Photo of SkiBum22
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of lateralundertow
4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thetommo
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Afroman
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Derrick_D
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of Guden
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of megamass
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of ImFlyerThanYou
4.68/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Enjoy by when?

This beer is awesome. The bouquet used in this concoction is so well blended, each sip brings a different wave of unorganized flavor you don't need to bother sort out. This beer ultimately rivals Stone's Enjoy By and Maine Beer Co.'s Another One (which tops Lunch). This is a full- bodied, uber floral IPA with balls- a.k.a. a firm malty backbone many critically acclaimed IPAs lack.

Ever experience the outcome of Simoce and Columbus hops getting gang-banged by Amarillo and Centennial? This beer has.

Welcome to New Jersey. Drink this. Then get the fuck out.

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Photo of Mangbus
4.81/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of virinow
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of buyyourfreedom
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of adrestaino
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jsonta
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of SPRichard
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Overhead from Kane Brewing Company
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