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Too Kind Double IPA - Three Heads Brewing

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Too Kind Double IPAToo Kind Double IPA

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191 Ratings
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 4
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Heads Brewing visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CloudStrife on 01-16-2013)
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Reviews by Bauzen:
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New York

3.85/5  rDev +2.1%

Clear copper color. Very minimal lingering head.

Nose has a slight bitterness, but it's floral and light. feels like there's some dried fruit and apricot in there, but there aren't any punchy notes in the aroma.

Flat, smooth, and simple flavor that offers very little surprises departing from the smell.

Slight hits of sharp flavor develop on the palate after every sip you take, but ultimately, the ABV does nothing to demonstrate its potency throughout the beer.

Probably one of the mildest, most underwhelming double-IPAs I've tried, but certainly elegant, flavorful and enjoyable for someone who might not be a huge fan of Imperials.

05-07-2013 16:58:03 | More by Bauzen
More User Reviews:
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North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -5%

An interesting find here in the triad of NC.,I have had alot of Three Heads brews while in western NY.Poured into a standard pint glass a dull lightly hazed copper color with a thinner white head that was gone pretty quickly.Grapefruit-like hops with a little pine resin mixed with boozy sweetness in the nose.Citric hops on the palate are pretty much even with sugary and alcohol sweetness,the hops are pretty big but so is the sweetness.Par for the course as far as the style goes for alot of brewers,not bad but it's pretty damn sweet.

09-17-2013 20:22:02 | More by oberon
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-11-2013 02:56:44 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12 oz bottle into a snifter.

Small white head off the pour but retains a nice ring and patchy foam with lot of thick lacing. Fairly clear deep golden light orange color.

Resinous, almost dank aroma. Some pine and a bit floral. Hints of maybe something tropical as it warms.

Pretty good taste, but nothing grounding breakingly new in terms of hop flavor. Quite resinous and bitter. Floral, piney, and some bitter grapefruit citrus. Some alcohol noticeable but in no way overpowering. Slight tropical fruit towards the end of the glass.

Good mouthfeel for the style. Medium bodied.

Pretty good dipa, but with all the amazing ones out there I probably wouldn't buy this again.

05-11-2014 16:39:30 | More by dogfishandi
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

07-23-2013 02:37:59 | More by acknight
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

03-12-2014 22:11:21 | More by acurtis
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-05-2014 18:07:00 | More by squinlan131
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-21-2013 18:48:11 | More by JMS1512
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New York

4.29/5  rDev +13.8%

16oz pour into a clear plastic cup. From notes at HomeGrown II @ Lovin Cup. Official release of the beer.

A: This brew pours a clear slighty dark golden orange with a .5 finger white head. Lots of carbonation. Head dissipates in a few minutes leaving a thin covering for the remainder of the session. Tough glass for lacing.

S: First thing that hit my nose was a great bouquet of hops. It came through as a piney citrus blend with good earthiness. Light malting in the background that becomes more pronounced as it warms.

T:Floral fruitiness with a thorough overall hoppy taste. High bitterness levels which is appreciated in this style. Mild sweetness from the malts adds some drinkability. Lingering pine, earthiness and citrus on the aftertaste.

M: Fairly thick mouthfeel, sticky nectar like quality yet still dry. A fair amount of carbonation keeps it crisp. Booze is present but not overwhelming, which is great considering the ABV.

Overall an amped up "The Kind" with very impressive hops notes. A must try for any hophead. Can compete with some of the best Double IPA's.

01-16-2013 22:53:09 | More by CloudStrife
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North Carolina

4.29/5  rDev +13.8%

Thanks to Hoyt for bringing this one to me from NY

A - clear orange with a big, frothy, white head that has great retention

S - herbal, faintly piney, some faint malt

T - malt, faint sweetness like cake batter, herbal hop character, some pine, bitter finish

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This is a really nice beer. I would like a slightly bigger malt backbone to balance the immense hop character, but this has balance nonetheless. The hops are pleasant and not overpowering. Despite the ABV this beer also has great drinkability. This is definitely worth a try.

04-03-2013 00:37:23 | More by tdm168
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Wow....probably the best IPA I have had from a NY brewer!! Kudos to Three Heads. The beer poured a clear orangish color with thin white head that is leaving some lace. The smell has fresh hops that is more heavy on the pine than citrus. The taste has a decent sweet malt throughout the drink, with fresh hops present. The mouthfeel is full body with smooth carbonation. Overall this is a tasty beer and I must thank my bro in law!!!!

07-09-2013 02:46:58 | More by WoodBrew
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-12-2014 20:16:43 | More by tclipse
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-11-2014 22:46:43 | More by Snooprobirob
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-26-2013 00:45:23 | More by ChrisL24481
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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

05-04-2014 17:18:36 | More by sonofliberty2
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-05-2014 15:15:50 | More by JSBILK
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District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

06-21-2013 00:58:33 | More by Swift989
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

07-28-2014 01:50:15 | More by WolfmanzBro
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-13-2014 02:10:21 | More by swills
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-16-2014 19:55:50 | More by pat_usher
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Ontario (Canada)

4.3/5  rDev +14.1%

copper straw color semi clear thick sticky lace good retention nose is mango and grapefruit and sweet bread taste follows with some pine and passion fruit mouth is nice smooth and slick oily full body not very bitter for a dipa just a well made brew seems to be a big easy going ipa definitely not getting the love it deserves on this site

05-27-2013 00:39:59 | More by Stocean1
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-07-2013 16:43:18 | More by Beejay
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4.09/5  rDev +8.5%

Poured into a pint glass (on tap at Whole Foods in Vienna,VA)

Very clear yellow-amber with a generous pale head and good lacing

Smell is not pronounced, average

The taste is mainly piney, but with a very good bitterness in the aftertaste. Some alcohol taste, but not unpleasant.

Overall a well-balanced DIPA.

02-10-2013 21:56:30 | More by jfmorey
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-05-2014 20:08:36 | More by GrantBrennan
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-23-2013 02:43:29 | More by MarkJBurch
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Too Kind Double IPA from Three Heads Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.