Tasting: January 1, 2015
Style: Imperial IPA
Beer # 677
Kane Overhead an imperial IPA by Kane Brewing
The family went to The Mohawk House in Sparta on New Year’s Day to celebrate my mother-in-law’s birthday. Not only does it offer great food, it’s a terrific craft beer destination. I scoped out the beer list in advance on Beer Menus and I knew my order about two hours before we left for the restaurant – Kane Overhead Imperial IPA by Kane Brewing. A few months ago, a Beer Advocate thread asked about the best IPA by state and with many of those that posted in the thread, this IPA was neck and neck with Carton’s 0Dub (077XX).
Reminded a lot of The Wings of Armageddon I enjoyed the other night. Big time grapefruit and enough pineapple and honey base to balance it off. Really a first class beer and would love to see it start appearing in bottles or cans. I’ll match Wings of Armageddon at 93 points.