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Kane Overhead
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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Overhead is an American-style Imperial IPA. This beer is loaded with our favorite hops; Amarillo, Columbus, Centennial and Simcoe. It’s bittered with a gigantic charge of Columbus and Simcoe early in the kettle that is followed by several rounds of late kettle and whirlpool hops using Amarillo, Centennial and Simoce. In the end, Overhead is brewed with over 5 pounds of hops per barrel which includes two rounds of dry hopping to create a cascade of pine, resin and citrus hop flavors that consume your palate. Although we brew Overhead with the same imported Pilsner and light crystal malts as Head High and ferment it with our house ale strain to produce a dry crisp finish, this blend of different hops creates an entirely new experience all its own.

Style: American Imperial India Pale Ale (IIPA)
Malt: Pilsner, Light Crystal, CaraPils & Wheat
Hops: 5+LBS/BBL
Kettle: Columbus & Simcoe
Whirlpool: Amarillo, Centennial & Simcoe
Dry Hop: Columbus & Simcoe
Yeast: American
OG: 18° Plato
ABV: 8.2%
Color: 6.8
IBUs: 100+


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (4148) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Golden colored body, medium to large white head, soapy lacing. Grapefruit, pine needle, orange rind, light bready/caramel malt, a little boozy sweetness (but not heat). Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, assertive bitterness, light sweetness throughout.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy, burnt golden orange color with tangerine edges and a one finger, frothy off-white head that quickly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind. Floral, citrus hop aroma with resinous oil and earthy pine along with tropical/citrus fruit notes and a cracker-y pale malt backbone. Earthy and grassy with pine needle and spruce tip followed by blood orange, mango, pineapple and grapefruit. Pale biscuit malt backbone wih subtle toffee, caramel and cracker character. Smells pretty good. Medium bodied with a blast dank hop bitterness that is immediately countered by sweet tropical/citrus fruit notes and a decent malt backbone. Dry, bitter and earthy with resinous oils, pine needle, spruce tip and kind bud followed by mango, orange peel and grapefruit. The latter gives this beer some much needed sweetness which is a perfect compliment to the earhy bitterness. Underneath, there is a decent malt backbone with hints of caramel, toffee and cracker, providing balance without interfering or hindering the hop flavor. Subtle boozy sweetness toward the end of the palate but the ABV is very well masked with little to no heat. The sweeter flavors linger throughout but it still has a crisp, dry finish. This is a very flavorful beer that has great balance making it extremely drinkable. It’s the first beer I’ve tried from Kane and I’m very impressed .

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (7176) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Draft at the Irish mile with Linh and Vinny. Pours. A deep Amber with thin white lacing. Aroma is fruity hop, light booze and caramel. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of bitter fruity hop and light caramel. Not too much alcohol. Not too much malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Pour is clear amber with nice head. big dank pine and tropical aroma. Taste is fruity with a medium malt backbone, no caramel, but a big of alcohol on the finish

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Tap at brewry. Clear golden pour with a white head. Strong citrus, grapefruit and pine. Candy body with bitter and spicy finish. Nice but a bit more body would be better

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (8213) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2015
Growler thanks to Seth. Pours a clear gold with small frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is strong pine and citrus. Medium mouth with strong grapefruit and pine, dry, very good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (1646) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2015
Pours bright orange with a one finger white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus, tropical fruits, pine, melon, grassy hops, and some light bready hops. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, moderately bitter, medium long finish. Overall, a tasty, refreshing, juicy DIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1813) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Growler thanks to Greg (I owe you a lot of beer dude). Clear pale pour, white head, some lacing. Aroma is citrus fruity and dank. Now this is an ipa. Moderately bitter, dry, with light fruity sweetness up front. Medium body, average carbonation, oily texture. Solid. Lasting stanky finish. Grassy, piney. Throwback, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (18057) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
Draught at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Newark, NJ
Murky orange-blond color with compact head. The aroma is a bit fruity and animal. Moderate sweetness, correct body strength; nice support from the pale malts; huge hopping, giving a strong resiny and animal character, a bit fruity too.
Nicely brutal, a bit rough though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (5724) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 25, 2015
pours slightly unclear yellow . Small white head .Smell is mango-style fruity hops . Taste is bitter , very fruit-forward ( mango , oranges , aspects of pine ) with a well balanced bitterness to it . Ending is slightly dry bitter , some grassy notes, with a mild fruity undertone . Overall very balanced , and just another very nice US IIPA .


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