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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

292 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 292
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | 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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baklo

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-22-2013 23:47:47 | More by baklo
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TrueShotHunter

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-21-2013 20:34:15 | More by TrueShotHunter
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freduardo

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-09-2013 23:42:51 | More by freduardo
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hyoung41

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-28-2013 17:31:28 | More by hyoung41
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zrab11

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-26-2013 01:49:06 | More by zrab11
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.09/5  rDev +9.7%

12oz bottle from zrab11 (sweet extra!). No bottling info. Served in a Burnt Hickory snifter.

Pours a clear orange hued gold with a quarter finger of off white head.

Smells of fresh citrus and pine and a sweet inviting almost birthday cake aroma. Nice.

Taste is bold and bitter with grapefruit, papaya, pine and citrus rinds. A hint of sweet cake is the only concession made to malt balance and I'm just fine with that.

An oily medium light body with a nice light carbonation. Long, dry, bitter grapefruity aftertaste.

This little guy packs a huge bitter hoppy punch considering that it's only 6% abv. It is a tasty gem that I'll happily enjoy anytime it's offered and specifically request in future trades.

02-25-2013 23:59:24 | More by ThickNStout
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Judgie

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-24-2013 13:06:36 | More by Judgie
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BGsWo22

New York

1/5  rDev -73.2%

02-23-2013 05:14:18 | More by BGsWo22
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Swik

Indiana

4.06/5  rDev +8.8%

Hop head, so again take with a grain of salt

Appearance, usual ipa golden

Smell, hop hop hop

Taste, wonderful although they don't list hops used if I had to take a guess I'd say galaxy/citra and along with the citra taste comes the zombie dust comparisons and I gotta say in my own opinion it's damn close with a lil more hop complexity, where the dust has a very sweet tropical fruit punch to your tongue this one leaves it straight scorched,.great job flat 12 this one will be on regular rotation in my fridge!

02-20-2013 17:19:49 | More by Swik
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Benny3000

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

02-20-2013 14:19:16 | More by Benny3000
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bzach

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

02-17-2013 11:55:45 | More by bzach
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pchep

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

02-17-2013 02:08:09 | More by pchep
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Jayman931

Mississippi

4.01/5  rDev +7.5%

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

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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

Illinois

3.31/5  rDev -11.3%

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.

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

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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


4/5  rDev +7.2%

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

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

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

Indiana

5/5  rDev +34%

01-04-2013 23:06:26 | More by DyingBreed
Half Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
84 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.