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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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BA SCORE
85
very good

182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | 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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Ratings: 182 | Reviews: 43 | Display Reviews Only:
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irish01980

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-07-2014 11:49:59 | More by irish01980
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-05-2014 17:01:14 | More by tommy5
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-29-2013 23:07:46 | More by zekeman17
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soroka24

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

12-26-2013 19:50:00 | More by soroka24
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jpd026

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

12-14-2013 23:58:10 | More by jpd026
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Hendry

Vermont

3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice honey color,semi cloudy,half finger of off white head, spotty lacing.

While appearance is the high point, the aroma is the low point for me, sweet malt & candied grapefruit/orange peel.

Taste is of caramel, then candied fruit, some decent bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium, well carbonated.

Too many other great IIPAa in the price range for it to stand out for me, but a decent effort that belongs in the "balanced" IIPA category which isn't really my style as I prefer a more hop forward aroma and flavor.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2013 05:07:45 | More by Hendry
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anaids

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-07-2013 15:43:46 | More by anaids
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Le_HopHead

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.4%

12-03-2013 13:41:21 | More by Le_HopHead
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NooseJustice

Indiana

3/5  rDev -20.4%

12-01-2013 22:35:35 | More by NooseJustice
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HopGrazer

New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

11-12-2013 11:30:18 | More by HopGrazer
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lic217

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -20.4%

11-12-2013 00:26:50 | More by lic217
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-08-2013 21:27:48 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Evarigan

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-01-2013 06:59:27 | More by Evarigan
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-20-2013 13:15:07 | More by dmorgan310
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - pours a light golden copper with 2 fingers of dense near white head. Decent retention, great lacing.

S - Tons of sweet grapefruit and orange. Tons. Slightly peppery/resinous. Sweet but it seems to be more from fruits than malts.

T - Some bitter hops and a wallop of sweet citrus fruits. Dry resinous flavors kick in shortly after and linger through the finish, some sweet caramel malts leak through as well. Aftertaste is relatively tame, somewhat dry resinous bitterness.

M - medium bodied or less. Appropriate carbonation, well done here.

O - somewhat surprised, quite good.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 16:35:34 | More by MacQ32
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kell50

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-05-2013 21:06:15 | More by kell50
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a hazy medium golden yellow in color with light to moderate amounts of gentle visible carbonation along the surface of the beer and some faint apricot + burnt orange highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy foamy white head that quickly reduces to a large mottled patch of medium thick film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of tropical/mango and citrus/orange along with some lighter notes of tropical/pineapple hops and caramel malts.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of caramel malts with a light to moderate amount of sweetness which is quickly followed by the flavors from the hops - moderate amounts of tropical/mango and citrus/orange along with lighter flavors of tropical/pineapple and pine. Light to moderate amounts of bitterness which lingers for a moderate amount of time.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly crisp with some hints of dryness in the finish.

O: The aroma of this beer was great when I first opened the beer though it did start to fade as the beer warmed up - unfortunately the flavor was not quite as intense and delicious as the smell. The alcohol was well hidden and the beer is pretty easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 01:40:37 | More by dbrauneis
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-02-2013 20:42:40 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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BeerPhan86

New York

3.45/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Always thought The Kind IPA was really tasty on tap, so I was excited to see this. Some of their other big beers have fallen flat for me though (such as the Skunk Black IPA). Poured into a stemless wine style glass.

A - Pours a murky golden orange with only a half finger of off-white head that quickly dissipates. Nice sticky lacing however.

S - Very piney, earthy and sweet. Tropical fruit in there also (mango and grapefruit) but I would say that the piney-ness dominates. Smells a little sweet for the style.

T - Very sweet and earthy. A little syrupy and malty for my taste. I just don't get a hop profile here that screams out to me or is very well balanced, and it just seems a little mild to me. The finish is dry and boozy.

M - Nice carbonation and full bodied. Not as sticky on the lips as you'd expect from the sweetness.

O - Not a bad DIPA but certainly not as good as I was expecting after really enjoying it's younger brother The Kind.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2013 01:15:48 | More by BeerPhan86
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bralston345

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-29-2013 21:09:01 | More by bralston345
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cleve00

Virginia

3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty nice in this market. Fair head, eggshell white with superior sticky Lacon through the experience
Smell is hop/citrus same as taste. Mouth feel is friendly citrus/ and hardy/fresh. I had this on ice for a couple of hours, but it needs to be served well chilled or cold if bottle for max enjoyment

Very fun thanks Three Heads:)

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 20:20:04 | More by cleve00
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oberon

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 20:22:02 | More by oberon
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-06-2013 20:00:07 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

3/5  rDev -20.4%

09-06-2013 00:50:34 | More by Beerdudenumberone
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-04-2013 03:11:36 | More by Blaze5445
Too Kind Double IPA from Three Heads Brewing
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