Category Archives: Highland Park Brewery

Highland Park Occupied Space

Brewery: Highland Park Brewery
Country: USA
ABV: 6.2%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: Batch 3

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Sour Blond Ale barrel aged with Masumoto nectarines.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.25
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 1 pint 0.9 fl. oz. bottle, batch 3. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A hazy straw yellow colour with a one finger white head that dissipated quickly and left only sparse to no lacing.
Aroma: Lightly tart, juicy nectarines, peach, apricot, stone fruit, light funk and a tinge of citrus.
Taste: Lightly sour, tart, nectarines, peach, apricot, unripe mango, stone fruit, and lemon with only a hint of oak and funk.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice stone fruit aroma and flavours that are both tasty and balanced.

Highland Park Help Yourself

Brewery: Highland Park Brewery
Country: USA
ABV: 6.5%
Style: Belgian Saison
Other Notes: Batch 2

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Rustic Saison aged in guava and passionfruit barrels.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.11
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 1 pint 0.9 fl. oz. bottle, batch 2. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden straw yellow colour with a two finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly but left some sparse spotty lacing.
Aroma: Tart, guava, lemon, lemon zest, oak, light funk, with hints of grain and passionfruit.
Taste: Lightly sour, tart, guava, lemonade, lemon zest, oak, light funk, and a hint of passionfruit.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice balanced flavours of guava and lemonade. I enjoyed it.

Highland Park Yeah Yeah

Brewery: Highland Park Brewery
Country: USA
ABV: 8%
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Hazy Double IPA w/ Mosaic, Simcoe & Vic Secret

Brewer Description: (from ‘currently on tap’ list Hermosillo) Hazy Double IPA – Vic Secret, Mosaic and Simcoe. Pineapple, Stone Fruit, Tree Sap. Yeast: US05 and London 3.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.24
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 16 fl. oz. can with no clear canned on or best before date. Poured into a MBCC 2018 stemmed tasting glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden orange colour with a very thin less than half finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly but left some light lacing.
Aroma: Lemon, lemon peel and pineapple with a touch of papaya and kiwi.
Taste: Juicy and lightly bitter. Papaya, pomelo, pineapple, melon, pomelo rind and peel.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: A nice and great tasting Double IPA. On a side note, I also love the can whose design means you could flip it upside down and it would still appear the same.