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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.

Style: American India Pale Ale (IPA)
Malt: Pilsner, Light Crystal, Cara-Pils & Wheat
Hops: 4+LBS/BBL
Kettle: Chinook & Columbus
Whirlpool: Cascade, Centennial & Citra
Dry Hop: Cascade, Citra & Columbus
Yeast: American
OG: 16° Plato
ABV: 6.5%
Color: 5.6
IBUs: 80


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3469) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2015
Lightly hazy orange-colored body, medium sized white head, and soapy lacing. Orange and grapefruit ring, pine, light grass, light pale malts. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, semi-dry, assertive bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demannu (139) - New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2015
On tap. Deep golden almost orange color. No lacing. Light crisp palate. Fruity and slightly bitter with a stronger pine presence in finish. Solid but not my thing when it comes ipas.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RRistow12 (389) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Tasted from draft. Pours a murky orange with white head. Nice citrus aroma of grapefruit, orange, lemon. Taste is a nice clean citrus bitterness. Moderate bitterness with a caramel and toffee mild sweetness to balance. Flavors of grapefruit, lemon, orange, mango and a little pine of pine. Excellent IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pcshotsauce33 (61) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2015
32oz Crower...Grassy murky dankness. Hoppy throughout with a malty crisp finish. Citrus and pine nose. Very delicious and glad I bought more to share. Cheers!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (5158) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2015
This poured a bright orange with a white head. Aroma was of dank oranges and grass. Flavor similar, medium bitterness, good, not great.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (2543) - Melboring, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Growler thanks to dmac. Poured into my big boy mug. Aroma is citrus zest and pith. Cloudy orange pour. Large white head. Taste is moderately bitter with a pithiness and rind like quality, but not over bearing. Hop flavor is lemon, orange, and a touch of pine, classic american C hops without any tropical or dankiness really. Solid and enjoyable. A bit too carbonated to make is sessionable though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Art (2121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Growler shared thanks to beerman6686. Pours a cloudy orangey yellow with a white head. Aromas of tangerine and pine. Some lemon. Taste is medium bitterness with a metallic aftertaste. Doesn’t finish soft like some of the newer IPAs. Starts the same though. Light body and medium carb.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
abcfan (805) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Good stuff. Pours yellow / orange with a small white head. Aroma is citrus hops. Medium body with a great hop bite.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gowdy (850) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Pint in the Vesper Tavern at Newark airport. Quite cloudy. Maybe very. A sort of golden colour.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerdedDave (731) - - JAN 1, 2015
a great hop forward IPA with lots of citrus hop character; light amber color; grapefruit citrus hop aroma; fantastic citrusy hop flavor with lots of grapefruit notes; fairly light malt base makes this beer all about the hops; dry, bitter, citrusy finish


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