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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1531) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Growler. Pour is golden with a frothy head. Aroma and flavor are both of citrus and pine hops with some slight herbal qualities. Dry fruit in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lachrymalisis (392) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2013
not my favorite malt-bill for a pale ale and the hops get slightly obscured by the pilsner-type breadiness. well made and enjoyable, but not quite enough to be in the upper echelon for my tastes.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jow (2231) - New York, USA - NOV 10, 2013
My wife dragged me to her friends birthday dinner in NJ, but was pleads Ty surprised to find Kane on tap since I’ve heard good things. Pours hazy yellowish orange with puffy head. Nose is wonderful juicy tropical fruit. Tastes of grapefruit, kiwi, mangoes, floral, pine, some biscuits. Lively palate. Really delicious ipa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4912) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 29, 2013
From a growler, provided by Travlr, thanks! Poured a nice slightly hazy orange color with a nice white head. Aroma was notes of pine resin, herbal, earthy hops and a nice slightly tropical fruit note. Flavor was quite nice in the hop department, imparting notes of earth, pine and citrus. Very refreshing, enjoyable to consume. Thanks!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (262) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 26, 2013
On tap at nj local bar. Citrus floral aroma. Golden color wirh two finger head. head was lasting. Very drinkable and reminded me of a west cost IPA. Citrus taste with pine finish, very nice.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (12970) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Draft at the source. Cloudy golden color, fluffy white head. Aroma of fresh mango, kiwi, pineaple, dried ale skins, holy cow! Taste has tons of tropocal fruit, fresh hay, bitter straw. Amazing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9985) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Pours lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is biscuit and honey malt, earthy, pine, citrus and herbal hops with peach esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, light malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkobes (2141) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Deep hazy orange in color with a nice white head that left a nice lacing on the glass. Very piney hoppy aroma. Light malty flavor. Piney sweet hoppy aroma. Full bodied. Very drinkable. Nice beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RGDave (113) - Lebanon, New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2013
On tap at Tapastre, Somerville, NJ. Pours bright golden yellow with a white head. Aroma is nice hoppy citrus, with a bit of bready scent. Attack is crisp and hoppy, balanced nicely with a citrus maltiness. Clean finish. Excellent IPA, best in NJ in my mind. And, wait till you get a chance to try the dry-hopped galaxy or citra versions!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4127) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Growler thanks to Ed. Big bitter hoppy IPA. A subtle malt backbone. Strong hop profile. Pine. Floral. I get the Centennial. Very nice.

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