Kinda Classic
Suarez Family Brewery

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Suarez Family Brewery
New York, United States
Ranked #134
Ranked #2,985
4.25 | pDev: 5.18%
Jan 26, 2023
May 01, 2018
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Notes: Kinda Classic is a hoppy Belgian-inspired refresher ripe with fermentation character. We fermented this beer hot with a single strain of expressive yeast, and cold conditioned for a short spell. This one crackles on the palate with notes of black pepper, sweet floral chamomile perfume, lemon pie filling, oily earl grey tea/bergamot, spring time forest, clean pils malts and other bright things sure to please. So refreshing and so complex. Please do not cellar.
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Rated: 4.19 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota

Jan 26, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

Dec 15, 2022
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Reviewed by DefenCorps from Oregon

4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Bottle from the source. 4/22

Clear light yellow with a dense, white head with great retention and lacing. The nose is a blend of cracker clean crisp grain, a firm hoppy character with mint, earth and dust, a gorgeous yeast character with soft , fruity esters, moderate spice. The palate opens clean and crisp, bone dry, with straw, clean water cracker, a light grist note and a great fermentation profile. Delicately spicy and earthy, with dried fruit, a little clove and pepper. Drying, crisp, finish, this is snappy and refreshing.
Aug 06, 2022
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Reviewed by ScaryEd from New Hampshire

3.79/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
16.9 oz bottle.

Pours a cloudy pale gold color with a sudsy white head. Moderate retention. Leaves some sticky cobweb lacing.

Light aromas of herbal tea and brett funk, as well as pear, clove, and spicy hops.

The flavor has a good amount of clove, lemon, honey, fresh pear and apricot with some earthy brett and cracked pepper spice. Herbal and hoppy finish.

The feel is light bodied with good, prickly carbonation. Crisp with a bone dry finish.

Overall, this is a good farmhouse ale that's both complex and extremely drinkable. It's earthy and funky with plenty of fruity flavor as well.
Oct 02, 2021
Rated: 5 by bigred89 from Maryland

Aug 28, 2021
Rated: 4.42 by hopley from Massachusetts

Aug 04, 2021
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Reviewed by ChipChaight from New York

4.02/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Bottle from the brewery in Livingston NY. Pours a clear straw yellow gold with two fingers of rocky white head that sticks around, nice lacing, smell is yeasty herbal/minty tea, caramel, floral grassy funk, taste is doughy wheat bread, herbaceous and floral hops, hints of chamomile tea, caramel, and honey, nice bitter finish, feel is light to medium bodied, minimal carbonation, semi dry finish. A funky bitter hop tea.
Jul 24, 2021
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Reviewed by Alieniloquium from Florida

3.9/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
500 mL bottle. Cloudy yellow. Big white head. Fluffy retention. Smells of brett, clove yeastiness, and earthy hops. Tastes of hops up front, light doughy malt, florals, light clove yeastiness, and a hefty brett presence. Extremely dry. High carbonation. It's delicious, but it's just a bit too carbonated and too dry, though I guess that's the point. But still excellent.
Feb 24, 2021
Rated: 4.43 by mattreitz49 from Florida

Jan 22, 2021
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Reviewed by orcrist_cleaver from New York

4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Canary gold with some haze. Sparkling soapy kinda head. Rocky formation, seemingly everlasting. Stalky green aroma, fresh cut sunflower, lemon pepper spice, lots of citrus. Peppery, chewy lemon doughiness, slight esters, floral bergamot, chamomile/cardamom white peach tea. Soft body but high carbonation and crispy; clean and complex.
Dec 03, 2020
Rated: 4.35 by bouncepass from California

Oct 16, 2020
Rated: 4.29 by StoutSnob40 from California

Oct 12, 2020
Rated: 4.18 by 322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania

May 14, 2020
Rated: 3.94 by xtonytx from Connecticut

Oct 12, 2019
Rated: 4 by trevorpost from Pennsylvania

Sep 15, 2019
Rated: 4.35 by Rhettroactive from Virginia

Sep 04, 2019
Rated: 4.19 by travisvb from New York

Aug 20, 2019
Rated: 4.18 by vfgccp from New York

Aug 11, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Jul 17, 2019
Rated: 4.02 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Jul 16, 2019
Rated: 4.34 by alexsergio from New York

Jul 13, 2019
Rated: 4.19 by SpaethJam from New York

Jul 03, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

Jul 01, 2019
Rated: 4.29 by chrishiker1409 from New York

Jun 20, 2019
Rated: 4 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Jun 14, 2019
Rated: 4.27 by Kurmaraja from California

Jan 18, 2019
Rated: 4.26 by traction from Georgia

Nov 22, 2018
Rated: 4.27 by mltobin from Connecticut

Nov 21, 2018
Rated: 3.93 by Mikexw from New York

Oct 11, 2018
Rated: 4.36 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Sep 21, 2018
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Reviewed by cbutova from Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
A- A deep golden yellow body poured from the tap to a wine style glass. Fuzzy foamy white cap to about two inches with infinite retention. Wide and thick patches of lace here and there.

S- Bright with Belgian yeast dominant. Pepper, herbal tea, coriander, belgian yeast spice, lemon zest, slight esters, pear and base Belgian grain. Clean and to the point.

T- Dry profile with Saison yeast all over the flavor profile. Packs a lot of flavor for a somewhat low ABV. Peppercorns, pear, lemon zest, vanilla sweets, pale cracked barley dust, slight banana, whole grains, bread and cooking herbs. Minimal sweets.

MF- Light bodied with a fluffy and crisp texture. High level of carbonation and an herbal bitter finish.

Low ABV and bursting with Saison yeast flavors. Clean, spicy, herbal and slightly fruity. Gimme a kegerator full.
Sep 05, 2018
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Rated by bubseymour from Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A standard classic.
Sep 02, 2018
Rated: 4.75 by oline73 from Maryland

Aug 31, 2018
Rated: 4.21 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Aug 28, 2018
Rated: 4 by eddiefl from New York

Aug 26, 2018
Rated: 4.15 by MakeBeerGreatAgain from North Carolina

Aug 24, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Samact from Vermont

Aug 24, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Knickfan3 from New York

Aug 20, 2018
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Reviewed by cavedave from New York

4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
A lightly cloudy gold topped by three fingers of white foam looks like a jewel in the glass. Head kicks back pretty quickly, nice cap lasts for the ride.

Med. strength aroma features lemon-limey funk and overripe citrus, nice rounded yeasty tart, with sourdough, hay, and barnyard aromas checking in as well. All the flavors are balanced, and make it truly delightful to inhale. As it warms spice and floral fragrances emerge.

Wow it's a full flavored presentation of the aroma,, with spice revealed as peppery that assumes a more prominent role in the taste. Bright, clean flavor crests, keeping its wonderful balance even with more potent peppery note, with this spice and overripe fruit funk closing the sip.

Super light bodied, low carb. very refreshing, clean as a whistle flavor presentation, and a finish that is a linger of beauty and excellence that doesn't build on palate.

What can I say except get this if you see it, highest recommendation.
Aug 06, 2018
Kinda Classic from Suarez Family Brewery
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 59 ratings