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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
83
good

346 Ratings
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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 17.81%
Wants: 6
Gots: 31 | 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:
Beer added by: AaronHomoya on 12-30-2010

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Photo of roger617
3.46/5  rDev -5.2%
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.

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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2/5  rDev -45.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of mntlover
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
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.

Photo of rangerred
3.76/5  rDev +3%
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.

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3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Pours a cloudy copperish color with a huge off-white head on it. Nose is quite floral with some nice piney elements as well. Taste is somewhat bitter, but feels very light on the tongue, though slightly overcarbonated. I quite like the taste of this...

Half Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
83 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.