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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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

fsbw21086's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fsbw21086 (379) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Delicious ipa. Very dry with a pineapple hop aroma. Clean medium mouthfeel makes this very balanced and drinkable. Hops linger. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
klk343 (153) - - AUG 28, 2015
Amber color. Served a little warm. Sweet, bready scent. A watery texture. A little weak in flavor but perfectly balanced bitter and sweet. Some citrus and pine flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bp (836) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Draft: pours hazy straw color with a thin white head, nice hoppy aroma and taste with some citrus. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Tap at brewery. Hazy light golden pour. Citrus, grapefruit and herb. Light to medium body. Refreshing. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3760) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demannu (230) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RRistow12 (474) - 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

   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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (5481) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (2895) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Art (2413) - 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.

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