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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

367 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 13
Gots: 28 | 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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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-15-2014 21:18:57 | More by sonofliberty2
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-13-2014 04:14:22 | More by khargro2
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-10-2014 23:19:03 | More by thatoneguymike
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

02-07-2014 14:23:32 | More by jaswilson2
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pgrenvicz

Georgia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-04-2014 12:57:46 | More by pgrenvicz
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-01-2014 08:30:41 | More by rudabegga9
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JArmour15

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

01-23-2014 22:29:59 | More by JArmour15
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-23-2014 15:27:43 | More by sendbeer
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a bright yellow color and a clear consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Good lacing.

S: A solid aroma of hops, malt, and pine as well.

T: Tasted of hops - a lot of hops - along with pine, malt, and a hint of citrus. The hoppiness takes a little getting used to, but it becomes likeable after a while. A good flavor.

M: A fair amount of carbonation with an overly bitter and oily finish. Light- to medium-bodied.

O: This beer has its rough spots, but in the end is pretty drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 17:09:02 | More by avalon07
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-18-2014 22:25:13 | More by Lehighace06
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DennisDullea

New York

5/5  rDev +34.4%

01-18-2014 00:43:00 | More by DennisDullea
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tabhill

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-08-2014 02:27:37 | More by tabhill
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DFlynn

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-04-2014 21:50:47 | More by DFlynn
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BradT

New York

3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Nice IPA to start the day off with. I'm very impressed with the consistency of this beer. The more you let it settle, it kinda finishes like a nitro. Not too thick, but definitely substantial, lower end of syrupy. Taste is good, very smooth grassy hop. Much, much, much better taste and consistency than a beer ranked as low as this on BA.

Color is a yellow orange with just a tad of red in the right light. Not a lot of nose, but that may just be me.

Honestly, I think the pot theme may turn some folks off. I'm not into that, but could care less about it when it comes to this beer. I'd definitely buy this again, and again. Love it.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 20:08:03 | More by BradT
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -39.5%

01-04-2014 05:46:22 | More by TheBigBoy
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-02-2014 13:08:08 | More by FUwolfpacker
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soroka24

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

12-26-2013 19:49:04 | More by soroka24
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jackrodgers77

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-24-2013 02:45:33 | More by jackrodgers77
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

12-21-2013 01:51:46 | More by st9647v3
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I am admittedly a full on hop head, so I am partial to beers like this, but I see this as a brew everyone can get into, not just those addicted to hops. its approachably light in color, more golden than anything else, with a smallish white head, good clarity. the nose is approachable too, not real bitter or aggressively oily or high alpha, just straight fresh cut citrus fruit, glorious aromatics here. the flavor too is citrus heavy, like founders all day ipa on steroids, its got that familiar yet fresh squeezed juicy refreshing deliciousness, these are the hops I love, and hops I can see others not yet accustomed to big west coast ipas getting into. its so fresh and good, yum! best ive had from three heads for sure. a real joy to drink this light in feel big in taste ipa. well carbonated and really fruity in the finish with minimal bitterness. an excellent citrus side ipa that could potentially be a gateway brew into the style. you would also never know this was pushing 7% abv, it drinks a whole lot lighter.

Serving type: on-tap

12-20-2013 18:05:21 | More by StonedTrippin
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80x2HopHead

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-19-2013 06:11:40 | More by 80x2HopHead
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.4%

12-17-2013 20:01:40 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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Yeroc

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

12-07-2013 22:04:05 | More by Yeroc
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Zach136

Georgia

3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle - no date - poured into DFH IPA glass.

Pours light straw with a pitch white head, solid lacing. Nose is assorted citrus and pine spice. The taste has a solid balanced hop profile of pine/floral. Though there is a lingering astringency. Moderate body. Definitely a solid option for the hop heads.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 23:34:07 | More by Zach136
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NooseJustice

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-01-2013 22:37:40 | More by NooseJustice
The Kind IPA from Three Heads Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.