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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

363 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 363
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 13
Gots: 26 | 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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Dirty_chavez

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

09-29-2013 16:09:24 | More by Dirty_chavez
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stearns16

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had high expectations for this beer, maybe too high and it clouded my review a bit. After reading some stuff about the brewery and this beer, thought it was going to be similar to Green Flash WCIP.

Poured a golden orange color with decent carbs and small head from 22 oz bomber. Outside of a brief burst of citrus out of the bottle while pouring smelled more malty than pine or citrus.
Still tasted malt heavy when drinking it. Creamy and definitely a mellow beer - thought it might be more of a hop bomb.
Would like to try a glass off tap some time and give the beer a second chance.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2011 18:19:53 | More by stearns16
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Hoptimus-Prime

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -19.4%

04-20-2013 05:59:33 | More by Hoptimus-Prime
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.4%

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

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.4%

05-26-2012 00:59:16 | More by coz
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -19.4%

08-20-2013 12:06:32 | More by tobelerone
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JArmour15

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

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

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -19.4%

03-30-2012 03:12:20 | More by polishkaz
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jbeervt

Vermont

3/5  rDev -19.4%

06-29-2013 23:16:10 | More by jbeervt
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gwiedman1

New York

3/5  rDev -19.4%

06-15-2013 20:21:50 | More by gwiedman1
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev -19.4%

07-03-2012 18:03:49 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.4%

06-02-2012 00:40:02 | More by jbertsch
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -19.4%

07-01-2012 17:49:16 | More by ahbaggins
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alemiester

New York

3/5  rDev -19.4%

02-09-2012 00:45:54 | More by alemiester
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whartontallboy

New York

3/5  rDev -19.4%

06-16-2012 04:23:26 | More by whartontallboy
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.4%

11-23-2011 14:25:21 | More by jenray
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.4%

09-01-2013 05:03:59 | More by Stinger80OH
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vonnegut21

New York

3/5  rDev -19.4%

05-04-2012 17:52:26 | More by vonnegut21
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t0rin0

California

3/5  rDev -19.4%

03-03-2013 01:26:13 | More by t0rin0
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.4%

10-21-2013 13:27:16 | More by FrankHammer
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Glennlawless

New Jersey

3.03/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a Stone Arrogant Bastard specialty glass. Probably around 20 oz or so.

A - really good head retention. three finger white frothy creamy head. still holding more then two inches in the head after ten min of being poured. hazy light orange, yellow like in color.

S - Smells like plastic or something, really weird... some mild pine mixed with citrus.

T - pretty balanced. mild lingering bitterness...getting a lot of pine...maybe im mistaking that plastic like smell as that. some mild citris here and there...and sweet malt to balance it. decent. nothing to rave about in my opinion. Slightly earthy and soiley. if your into citrus hop bombs do not get this.

M - slightly creamy and medium mouthfeel.

Overall. a decent beer, not great, not bad. average.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 23:28:09 | More by Glennlawless
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear light bronze color. Good head and great bubbling.

Citric orange hop aroma with a little bite. Maybe a little toasted cracker malt aroma, but mostly hops.

Sharp, orange and grapefruit zest. Tinny palate from the "voracious" hops. Good bitterness overall, but hard to pcik out much malt flavors. Maybe some Wonderbread crust, thats about it. The finish feels watery and tinny.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2012 00:14:02 | More by scruffwhor
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CrusinforaBrewsin

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

07-06-2014 17:16:59 | More by CrusinforaBrewsin
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-10-2013 01:11:02 | More by IdrinkGas
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

12-21-2013 01:51:46 | More by st9647v3
The Kind IPA from Three Heads Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.