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Half Cycle IPA - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Half Cycle IPAHalf Cycle IPA

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284 Ratings
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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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Ratings: 284 | Reviews: 56 | Display Reviews Only:
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SpencerB37

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

09-06-2013 23:26:13 | More by SpencerB37
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

09-06-2013 01:14:33 | More by Wetenkamp
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-03-2013 17:47:44 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Kyrojack

Indiana

2/5  rDev -46.5%

09-01-2013 23:07:13 | More by Kyrojack
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

08-26-2013 01:12:09 | More by AlexFields
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dsauter

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-25-2013 22:08:23 | More by dsauter
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-22-2013 22:44:56 | More by ryanpj
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -19.8%

08-21-2013 01:02:07 | More by beernads
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Aisha

Massachusetts

1.75/5  rDev -53.2%

08-20-2013 23:51:06 | More by Aisha
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mecmd

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-19-2013 04:07:51 | More by mecmd
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-11-2013 19:41:10 | More by bpfrush
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instinct2

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7%

08-07-2013 03:25:33 | More by instinct2
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PHBoiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.8%

08-05-2013 12:26:26 | More by PHBoiler
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roger617

Indiana

3.46/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into Sam Adams pint glass

A: 3.75 pours crystal clear with 1 finger of head. Light golden in color. The head reduces quickly and leaves a fair amount of lacin.
S: 3.25 the aroma is not overpowering. Pine is the dominant aroma, with faint citrus lingering in the background.
T: 3.5 pine in the front. I don't get much citrus with this one. This beer leaves a very crisp and dry after taste. The malt backbone is very fitting with the hop build.
M: 3.5 smooth, crisp.
O: 3.5 this is a solid flagship IPA for a brewery to have. For me to rate this higher, I would need more balance in the hop presence. The bitterness is great with a dry finish, but I get very little beyond the pine flavor. I wouldn't seek this out, but I certainly will have again.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 21:29:08 | More by roger617
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

08-03-2013 06:39:57 | More by GRG1313
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bgramels

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-03-2013 03:56:45 | More by bgramels
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pecokid

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.5%

08-01-2013 23:09:28 | More by pecokid
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NateMac13

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

07-30-2013 23:31:25 | More by NateMac13
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7%

07-30-2013 23:29:18 | More by Goosehunter75
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rkarimi

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-29-2013 05:50:46 | More by rkarimi
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RocksteadyRye

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +7%

07-29-2013 00:36:46 | More by RocksteadyRye
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mookihouse

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-25-2013 01:21:45 | More by mookihouse
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mntlover

Tennessee

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale orange color with a rocky off white head that leaves tons of lace. Pretty huge head but was an aggressive pour.

Aroma is citrus fruit pineapple, mango, grapefruit with hints of pine. Malt base is light.

Taste is nice hops bitter grapefruit/pine mixture dominating taste malt is only present to hold the hops. Pretty decent IPA hop forward with out being overly hoppy. Just not great enough to make on my usual IPA rotation.

Mouthfeel is medium with active carbonation, pretty much spot on .

Overall not a bad IPA worth having if you see it out. Might have again if i see it on tap that doesn't have one of my usual IPA's.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 01:20:40 | More by mntlover
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazy medium copper with a thin half finger white head which slowly fades to just a thin ring around the edge of the glass.

Aroma of mango, pineapple, and tangerine is awesome. Some light pine underneath along with caramel malt but it is nearly all tropical fruit. The dry hopping really stands out in the nose and it is wonderful.

The flavor provides a huge citrus punch that was alluded to in the aroma. There is a little more malt this time with biscuit and caramel along with a high bitterness that comes close to, but does not exceed, being too much. The hop flavor fades midway through but the malt and bitterness continues on for quite awhile.

Overall, a really well-done beer from a brewery that I have never heard of and just appeared in my area. I'm looking forward to trying some of their other offerings.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 02:03:26 | More by rangerred
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dalepryor

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-16-2013 00:01:17 | More by dalepryor
Half Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
84 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.