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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 76   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
r464 (1946) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Pine, grass, bitter hops, citrus zest. Light finish, but punchy and fairly crisp. Smooth and a good IPA overall.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
maxwelldeux (3806) - Everett, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy orangey gold color with a moderate frothy white head on it. Nose is strongly hoppy and filled with grapefruit and citrus notes. Taste is fairly bitter with the same grapefruit tones coming through, yet manages to be extremely smooth. Very good IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJester (1963) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2013
355 mL bottle. Nice looking beer - golden with a bright white head. Mild citrus in the nose. The flavour, while not exactly living up to the ambitious commercial description, does have elements of both resin and citrus. Nice, drinkable IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atjeff (18) - - AUG 12, 2013
Lighter IPA. Out of the keg, it has a lighter look and aroma. Nice kick, relatively smooth aftertaste. Good hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4687) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 26, 2013
pours hazy light yellow with a decent creamy white head, some retention and lacing. citrus, some green dankness, bit of pineapple and tropicalness, almost clean malts - some spicy malts, bit of pepper, wheat and rye. moderate carbonation, light body, nice citrusy and relatively balanced finish. enjoyable!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5105) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear gold body with a nice frothy bright white head that had very good retention. The nose is a little light for the style, just a touch of citrusy hops over a dry almost crackery malt base. The flavor is thankfully a lot more bright and citrusy than the aroma led on. Still not the all-out hop bomb some folks may be looking for, but I find it pretty nice and give it some kudos for being delicate and subtle. The bitterness on the flavor doesn’t exactly scream IPA to me either, it’s pretty minimal, it has more of a floral and subtle character to it. The malt base is perfectly dry and light, letting what hops there are in here shine pretty well. Nice dry and lightly bitter finish. Light bodied and very easy drinking with soft fizzy carbonation. Pretty decent beer, but it really doesn’t cross that threshold in my mind where it’s clear this is an IPA versus an APA. It’s so light on the palate that I would have never guessed it was 6.8% ABV either.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TATE (307) - Lubec, Maine, USA - JUN 30, 2013
On cask. Pours a cloudy yellow with thick white head. Nice aroma from the hops. On cask this is very creamy which I liked. The cask also mellows the bitterness leading to a nice but average IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2013
bottle. Amber with one finger head. Mild malt base, and a good amount of hops. Average or slightly above for the style.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
njager246 (362) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Great fruity aroma... copper appearance.... good hop and pine taste.... mouth feel is a bit odd..pretty good overall

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Truebrew69 (19) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2013 Nice aroma of citrusy and piney hops. Golden to copper color with a citrusy feel on the palate. You can taste the crisp smooth flavor of the hops in this one. Excellent overall IPA.


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