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Half Cycle IPA - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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280 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 280
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 15.78%
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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Jayman931

Mississippi

4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Nice Golden brown color. Nice big head that lingers and nice carbonation
A:Great Hop Smell....
T:Citrus and Grassy....Creeps up on ya! And keeps coming! 100+ IBUs Very nice
M: Good...what you would expect from a 6%

Think I am gonna have another :) Cheers

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2013 03:42:27 | More by Jayman931
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zonker17

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-24-2013 00:41:27 | More by zonker17
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CSQ1111

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

01-23-2013 15:12:55 | More by CSQ1111
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

01-21-2013 01:02:13 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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TheSSG

Illinois

3.31/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a huge, dense, white head that has a bit of lacing. Huge, bright grapefruit aroma with a faint sweet malt in the background. Radiant gold color. Starts with a very bitter (and surprisingly) intense pine flavor that almost reminds me of gasoline. It subsides briefly to have a medium-high pine citrus, with mostly bitterness in the finish. If you let it sit a bit, the malt does come through, and the pine sap bitterness subsides into a really pleasant hoppiness.

Holy hell was this unexpected. 104.1 IBU's at 6% ABV. This is an absolute kick in the tongue, which isn't my thing, but maybe it's your thing. I like my hops floral and intensely aromatic, but without such bitterness. Maybe a little bit of pine, and citrus is always nice, but I just don't dig such an aggressive pine profile. If you like to lick sticky pine sap, and you crave bitterness, head over to this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 02:17:39 | More by TheSSG
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npfisher22

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7%

01-16-2013 01:55:35 | More by npfisher22
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MordorMongo


4/5  rDev +7%

01-13-2013 20:39:56 | More by MordorMongo
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poogas

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

01-13-2013 19:14:48 | More by poogas
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vanillacokaine

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

01-11-2013 05:30:03 | More by vanillacokaine
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7%

01-10-2013 23:10:40 | More by Archemedies
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ctrevino

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-06-2013 02:05:58 | More by ctrevino
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Theniz

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +27%

01-05-2013 07:59:07 | More by Theniz
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DyingBreed

Indiana

5/5  rDev +33.7%

01-04-2013 23:06:26 | More by DyingBreed
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CheeseheadNation

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Nice looking amberish orange, poured into my FFF Teku glass. Very little head and lacing.

S - A good amount of citrus and pine. Little bit of tropical fruit with some earthyness to it.

T - Pretty much tastes like it smells, which is a good thing.

M - Light-Medium bodied with slight carbonation. Very drinkable.

Flat 12 makes some solid beers and I expect for them to get better with time. This is solid IPA and is definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 04:39:45 | More by CheeseheadNation
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7%

12-28-2012 06:01:05 | More by MSandahl23
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kanno


3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

12-23-2012 20:23:26 | More by kanno
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7%

12-17-2012 20:01:44 | More by WoodburyMN
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

12-09-2012 22:48:27 | More by tdmccarthy
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Klif

Indiana

3/5  rDev -19.8%

12-09-2012 14:38:46 | More by Klif
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from CWBlues, thanks Cy! 12oz bottle into a tulip.

Unfiltered orange, voluminous and dense white head - tremendous lace and chunks of retention. Nose of orange, tangerine and lighter citrus, some piney/herbal that's peripheral. Light sweet malt character. Taste has more bitter citrus along the same lines as the nose, finishing grassy and herbal. Slight dank qualities. Bitterness is medium high, carbonation is fairly low. A serviceable, quite bitter IPA.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 03:22:24 | More by liamt07
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dlello2

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

10-22-2012 23:15:27 | More by dlello2
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phingdong

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

10-14-2012 17:39:15 | More by phingdong
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

10-06-2012 21:31:18 | More by millerbuffoon
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deanhead

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

10-05-2012 12:04:23 | More by deanhead
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Many thanks to jisom123 for sending a few bottles of this stuff!

A - Pours a medium amber color with a very dense, creamy head. mild but steady carbonation and a thick lacing ring.

S - Toasted caramel malt with pine and citrus hops, not much in the nose.

T - Some toasted caramel malt up up front that quickly gets knocked down with a healthy amount of spicy, piney, citrus hops. The spice portion of the hop flavor comes with some onion character and the bitterness is long and lingering. It's "just about" balanced but not so much to stifle the hops. Leaves a small coating of orange/mango at the very end.

M - Medium body and coats the mouth with some onion, pine, and grapefruit. Lots of carbonation on the tongue and slick on the end.

O - This is a solid IPA and I'm looking forward to cracking another bottle of this.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 21:23:47 | More by jzeilinger
Half Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
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