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Half Cycle IPA - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Half Cycle IPAHalf Cycle IPA

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280 Ratings
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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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05-27-2014 13:47:54 | More by Inglewood
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4/5  rDev +7%

05-25-2014 15:59:14 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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Hodgin

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-20-2014 02:48:06 | More by Hodgin
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cmrillo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-18-2014 14:08:50 | More by cmrillo
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mcdsports

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

05-17-2014 03:58:07 | More by mcdsports
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jeremy3311

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.8%

05-16-2014 11:52:28 | More by jeremy3311
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cookiemonster

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

05-10-2014 13:23:00 | More by cookiemonster
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Cloudy golden orange, with robust off-white head, resolving to a thin band with extensive lacing.

S - Full nose of hops, tilting toward citrus and pine. More wild hop notes (garlic, onion, cat urine) appear as hints, but the main lines are fruit and resin.

T - Sweet malt coupling with strong hops. The taste is less citrus, more pine and grass, playing against a malt line that offers notes of dust and sugar. Close runs straight into bitterness, which builds slowly as you drink.

M - Good carbonation, but bitter drying and resin do build over time.

O - A good, bitter IPA, with a nice malt balance. This is not an ultra clean version, and the fruit is coupled with earthier tones, making for an interesting, and ultimately rewarding, brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 03:42:13 | More by Tsar_Riga
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cwd

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-05-2014 03:55:47 | More by cwd
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1Nrwyscotch

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-03-2014 23:06:09 | More by 1Nrwyscotch
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jadler16

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

05-02-2014 14:59:59 | More by jadler16
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anhigdon

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-29-2014 13:47:36 | More by anhigdon
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pathead

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-25-2014 23:28:06 | More by pathead
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TastyAdventure

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -19.8%

04-24-2014 00:40:56 | More by TastyAdventure
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JVoyager

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-23-2014 01:21:05 | More by JVoyager
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michiganbeerdrinker

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

04-23-2014 00:44:24 | More by michiganbeerdrinker
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Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

04-21-2014 02:43:53 | More by thatoneguymike
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +7%

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Anino531

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

04-17-2014 21:25:01 | More by Anino531
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mreatsum

Indiana

4.6/5  rDev +23%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

First time trying this beer. Poured from growler into a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear rich copper with minimal head. If you can get at least a half finger head the lacing holds.

S: Nothing really sticks out, some citrus notes but that's all.

T: A little resin up front, getting that orange, grapefruit, mango citrus flavors. Not much hop bite to it. Pretty balanced, smooth and dry. I was expecting more of a bite, their website says 104.1 IBU. Maybe it's there but you don't taste it. Really sweet undertones.

M: Not bad at all, just wish it had more of a bitter bite. Carbonation is perfect.

O: I enjoyed this beer. Definitely will drink again. The more you drink the more the sweetness comes out. At 6% ABV it's perfect for me in 6 packs. Really true to the style of the beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 06:50:23 | More by mreatsum
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

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

A: Pours a hazy medium golden yellow in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and honey + apricot highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense foamy off-white head that slowly reduces to very thick film covering the entire surface of the beer almost completely evenly and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit pith, herbal, and pine hops over the top of slightly sweet grainy malts.

T: Upfront there are light flavors of slightly sweet grainy malts which is quickly followed by a strong flavor of hops - aggressive citrus/grapefruit pith followed by light flavors of pine and herbal. Moderate amounts of bitterness that lingers is present.

M: Medium bodied with slightly heavier than moderate amounts of carbonation. Light amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: Not as well balanced as some of the other examples of the style, there is a lot more bitterness than there is sweetness from the malts. Easy enough to drink but a touch one-dimensional with the strong dominance of the citrus/grapefruit pith hops.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 00:55:04 | More by dbrauneis
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +7%

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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Half Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
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