North Carolina: A Beer Tour – Kind Beers Belgian Style Red Ale


Here we are with the second leg of the North Carolina Beer Tour.

This time we start off with a neighbor to the south, Kind Beers Belgian Style Red Ale from Thomas Creek Brewery of Greenville, SC. For those who don’t know, the South Carolina border is down the street from Charlotte.

What hit me first wasn’t the auburn/red color, it was the Hefeweizen. This is a Hefe with a slutty red wig, yet still retains much of the wholesome bitter ale personality.

The aroma of this is more ale than Belgian-style, giving even more complexity to this beer. Your nose expects a slightly citric bitter, yet you experience a sharp Hefe. Its wild.

This is not a senses-destroying ale. This is one of the most complex and enticing beers I’ve tried. You will discover taste sections of your tongue you never knew you had.

Great find, this beer.

ABV – 6%
Color – 9
Smell – 7
Taste – 7
Overall – 7.7
Price – $9.99 for a 6-pack

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  2. I live in Charleston S.C. How can i get some

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