Highland Kashmir IPA | Highland Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Highland Brewing
North Carolina, United States
highlandbrewing.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 01-20-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
771
Reviews:
364
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
12.71%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
89
For Trade:
0
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Photo of HalfFull
3.26/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden from a 12 oz. bottle and into a pint glass. Offers a half inch of whitish foam and standard retention.

Nose is quite subtle and remarkably so for an IPA. A bit earthy and dusty on the nose with a light spice. Pleasant yet subtle and with a slight oaky character.

Taste is of flowery grain and a lightly fruity malt character. Rather dry overall and somewhat lacking in bitterness on the finish. Offering a bit of peppery hop spice in its stead.

Feel is smooth and light. Touch of citrus yet a bit thin in body though not out of balance for a 5.8% ABV IIPA. Overall not really sure where they're going here so off to thier web site I go. And yes as expected they are aiming more for an English IPA here. And still it misses to a degree yet by not so much as for an American version. Mediocre overall and a bit aimless yet ok in the end.

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2/5  rDev -43.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of Thiestru
3.38/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12-ounce bottle into a Terrapin pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy golden with a thin white head. Good retention. A little watery-looking, but not too bad.

Smell: Citric. No malt to be found here, just a rather subdued hop aroma.

Taste: See above. It's quite enjoyable, but there's no kick to it at all. I would not have thought this was an IPA if the bottle didn't tell me it was; it's more like a standard pale ale with maybe a bit more hoppiness.

Mouthfeel: Not too thick, not too thin. Nice and tangy. Probably the best thing about this beer.

This isn't a beer that I'd refuse if it were offered to me, but I wouldn't seek it out. It's not very representative of its style, but taken on its own merits, it's a perfectly good beer.

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Photo of Damian74
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

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4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of oline73
3.14/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a standard pint glass.

This is more of an east coast style IPA. There is a prevalent hop bitterness with a very mild malt backbone. Honestly, this one could use more malt in the finish. There is a fruity undertone that goes well with the bitterness. Nothing overly interesting here, but it's still not bad. The head is fluffy white and leaves some nice lacing.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

Highland Kashmir IPA from Highland Brewing
3.54 out of 5 based on 771 ratings.
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