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The Kind IPA - Three Heads Brewing

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The Kind IPAThe Kind IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

371 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 371
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.67%
Wants: 13
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Heads Brewing visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Voraciously hoppy and not overly bitter. The Kind brings enormous aroma and maximum flavor. It's like taking a walk through a pine forest and ending up at a citrus farm. This beer brings joy to the world, one sip at a time.
6.8% Alc/vol. 76 IBUs.

(Beer added by: John on 12-05-2010)
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-28-2014 21:41:45 | More by Durandal_777
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Patricksmith88

New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-25-2014 01:16:43 | More by Patricksmith88
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%

A - Pours a golden amber with a one-finger foamy white head. Heavy sticky lacing.

S - Nice aroma of sweet malts, floral hops, and citrus.

T - Starts with a nice blend of sweet caramel malts and citrus ( orange & grapefruit). Mid-palate is when the piney hops take over. Finish has more earthy and piney hops leaving a lingering bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth creamy mouthfeel.

O - A pretty good IPA. Definetly for fans of aggressive IPAs.

05-24-2014 04:21:00 | More by TreyIsWilson
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russwilliam

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-18-2014 03:54:37 | More by russwilliam
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AdamGazdalski

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

An overly hopped IPA, however not too bitter and has a wonderful citrus note, almost fruity. The carbonation is just right for such a strong IPA.

The percentage at 6.8 and 76 IBUs is just enough for my personal taste. It is wonderful on tap, you really get the full body of fruity aromas and when poured out of a bottle it retains it's body just as well as on tap.

I have personally met the brewers and yes, they do look just like the picture on the bottle and are just as cool in person. Great IPA

05-07-2014 17:27:58 | More by AdamGazdalski
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-04-2014 19:52:15 | More by BamfBacon
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swimfire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-04-2014 03:05:46 | More by swimfire
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MSL94

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-03-2014 23:56:38 | More by MSL94
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Ultimate

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-24-2014 17:07:30 | More by Ultimate
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kegnation

Virginia

3.83/5  rDev +2.7%

Great easy drinking beer. Has the hop aroma I look for in a good IPA, nice citrus fruit on the front leading into a very nice mouthfeel of malt with a final kick of hops on the back end. Bought this from my bottle shop for $3.29 a 12oz, Going back to pick up a four pack now. Definitely a repeat purchase!

04-21-2014 17:13:16 | More by kegnation
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-20-2014 17:26:48 | More by markgugs
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StrangerTides

New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-15-2014 01:41:55 | More by StrangerTides
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farrago

New Jersey

3.43/5  rDev -8%

Fairly thin head, no more than half a finger which does not have much retention, in turn the lacing is weak with minimal stick. Filmy liquid, translucent, traps light inside to create a glow to the base yellow color, touch deeper orange at the core, you can see a tiny bit of bubbles, no noticeable particulate inside. The nose is kind of arch, bitter and grassy, very hops dominated, pepper, sour bread crust, dried grapefruit rinds, conjures up sufficient honey, pine sap and caramel to take a lot of sting out of it, more grainy than fruity, moderate dash of apricot, peach, pear fruit, on the whole it covers what it needs to, could be cleaner/fresher as well as separate out the scents better. Full-bodied, getting on heavy, the carbonation has a grinding, slow churn and it basically clings to the mouth pores rather than scrub. More sweetness here in the pineapple, peach, nectarine fruit as well as grapefruit, orange citrus. However, its dry mouth feel is complete. Plenty of grassy hops, the pepper, oil, and bread crust keep the malt, cocoa submerged. It is not unbalanced, simply too dense to refresh. Has flavor, not hot, and what’s there finishes long. No real complaints, maybe gets lost in the pack.

04-13-2014 18:21:06 | More by farrago
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russpowell

Oklahoma

2.59/5  rDev -30.6%

No freshness dating

Pours a semi-hazed honey color with crazy pearl colored head ( 5 fingers+ ). Haze never clears, crazy head retention & lacing

S: Straw, hay, doughyness, hints of infection

T: Pears, grassiness, lemons & green appleskins up front. Lemons, hay & pears as this warms, a little pineapple as well. Finishes slightly citrusy & acidic with some grassiness, just got messier & ended up being a drainpour

MF: Overcarbonated, coarse with medium body. Gets thinner as this warms, okay balance, turns a little acidic

A disappointment. I will probably not buy any more from these guys. May not be fresh, but presents more as a possible infection or just plain old mediocre beer. No freshness dating, ugh. Looking at other reviews, I got to think maybe this beer is just too far from its point of origin...

04-13-2014 05:38:19 | More by russpowell
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Mikexw

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

04-08-2014 19:37:31 | More by Mikexw
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Tegman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-06-2014 22:53:21 | More by Tegman
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-05-2014 00:30:37 | More by dcisco44
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-20-2014 22:57:32 | More by buzzy
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REY_CORTEZ

New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-17-2014 14:58:17 | More by REY_CORTEZ
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OnryAndMean

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-16-2014 17:42:29 | More by OnryAndMean
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-11-2014 03:13:30 | More by erialbill
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Bfantus

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

03-10-2014 22:30:49 | More by Bfantus
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Shakydog68

New York

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

03-01-2014 04:53:27 | More by Shakydog68
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-26-2014 17:34:30 | More by AngusOg
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jaymo18

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-25-2014 03:51:00 | More by jaymo18
The Kind IPA from Three Heads Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 371 ratings.