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Half Cycle IPA - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Half Cycle IPAHalf Cycle IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

284 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 284
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 15.51%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AaronHomoya on 12-30-2010)
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mattknueven

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-15-2013 18:54:11 | More by mattknueven
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I do love tall boy cans craft beers, esp IPAs, but doesn't look too great, but still my first beer from this brewery. Thanks to rudzud for leaving this with me.

Pours a nice fluffy fizzy 1.5 finger head that fades at a med pace, decent spotty lacing, semi hazy honey orange colored beer.

NOse brings IPA, but so-so IPA hops, more like an IPA from 10 years ago. big earthy piney slight citrusy hops, a piney resinous forest floor like aroma that can be nice in moderation but a bit much on this one, a little candied orange peel and fluffy candy malts, also a bit of an herbal peppery almost hop oil like note.

Taste is even more out there, hops are there, but different hops than I'm used to, some herbal flavors, a little herbal tea, earthy pine forest floor, some candied orange peel, a bit of an oily pine. It also has some fruity flavors, hard to nail which fruits, but a weird blended fruit kinda thing, A bit of sweet almost toasty grainy malt base, mild sweetness, etc. Back end gets a bit more orange peel and zest like notes, chewy hops, etc. Finish is very bitter, little sticky but mostly dry, long bitter earthy piney hops, gets pretty spicy and chewy as well, a little herbal and oily too.

Mouth is med bod, decent carb.

overall OK, nothing too great, a bit overly on earthy herbal spicy piney hops, quite bitter esp on the finish that just doesn't go away, OK malt base but also not great. It's the style IPA that was good years ago, but these days with the great hop explosion I feel they could have made better hop choices for an IPA, although if this is what they were going for it's not bad.

Serving type: can

07-28-2014 02:16:27 | More by jlindros
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PBRmeasap1980

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-25-2014 18:58:06 | More by PBRmeasap1980
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-25-2014 01:55:59 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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Oidmoe

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-24-2014 01:59:02 | More by Oidmoe
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KlayWey

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-21-2014 04:41:45 | More by KlayWey
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Received as an extra in a trade. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a crystal clear golden hue with a thin one finger head that faded slowly to leave a small half finger blanket.

S - Aromas of sweeter malts, light citrus and pine, faint honey, earthy malts.

T - Taste is more malt forward than hops. Very nice bitter light pine finish that seems to grow the more one drinks. Malts are sweet, lightly earthy, faint grapefruit peel and pine resin. Solid, but malty.

M - Mouthfeel is easy drinking, nice bitter finish. Solid.

O - Overall, a decent enough IPA, however, in today's world of hop bombs this really can't hold up at all.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 00:43:47 | More by rudzud
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Lance_Maguire

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

07-20-2014 13:46:27 | More by Lance_Maguire
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zombiebeergut

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-14-2014 10:08:34 | More by zombiebeergut
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juzh12

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-11-2014 18:51:02 | More by juzh12
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oldmankoch

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-09-2014 00:33:10 | More by oldmankoch
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indy351

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-08-2014 15:33:50 | More by indy351
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DelMontiac

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-04-2014 23:37:52 | More by DelMontiac
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

06-30-2014 14:35:56 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-30-2014 13:14:34 | More by Knoxrb12
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wrentmore

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-27-2014 12:35:40 | More by wrentmore
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MKriv


3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-25-2014 19:04:22 | More by MKriv
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curly31989

Illinois

5/5  rDev +33.7%

06-22-2014 18:22:22 | More by curly31989
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UBrew1984


2/5  rDev -46.5%

06-21-2014 03:02:06 | More by UBrew1984
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tykechandler

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

06-19-2014 03:39:27 | More by tykechandler
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Tone

Missouri

3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy, golden/copper color. 3/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and decent lacing. Smells of citrus hops, floral hops, yeast, sweet malt, slight alcohol, strong pine. Fits the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with a high carbonation level. There is also a strong bitterness. Tastes of resin-y hops, slight sweet malt, slight yeast, slight alcohol, hint of earthy malt, and strong pine. Overall, decent appearance, good aroma that is subtle but complex, but the body is not well blended.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 16:18:21 | More by Tone
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-17-2014 04:38:34 | More by dbaraniak
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ahommell

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-16-2014 00:56:28 | More by ahommell
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Kevin_Chapman

New York

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

06-15-2014 23:30:54 | More by Kevin_Chapman
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Brendonkingsbury

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-14-2014 14:14:25 | More by Brendonkingsbury
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Half Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
84 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.