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Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA - Austin Beerworks

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Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA
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87
very good

36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Austin Beerworks visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lawl3ss on 10-29-2013)
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16 ounce can into signature pint glass; no canning date, but is a recent release. Pours moderately hazy/cloudy golden amber color with a 2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big peach, pineapple, tangerine, lemon zest, apricot, bubblegum, light banana, clove, pepper, floral, grass, pine, light honey, bread, and floral/yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of big peach, pineapple, tangerine, lemon zest, apricot, bubblegum, light banana, clove, pepper, floral, grass, light pine, light honey, bread, and floral/yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy floral bitterness/yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of peach, pineapple, tangerine, apricot, lemon zest, bubblegum, light banana, clove, floral, light honey, bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity of hop and fruity/spicy yeast ester flavors; with a great hop/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a lightly slick, crisp, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent Belgian DIPA. All around great complexity and balance of malt/hop/yeast flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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Appearance: Pours a crystal clear amber capped by an inch of foam with good lacing action

Smell: Biscuity, with herbal and grassy tones

Taste: Biscuity, up front, with the herbal and peppery Belgian yeast battling with the hops (grassy and slightly piney) both in the mid-palate and the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Can't believe what a dumb idea it was to issue multiple beers using the same cans - as if everybody is going to keep track of the packaging; anyway, thankfully this was clearly the Belgian IPA

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Poured from a can into a Jester King Funk and Sour Fest Tulip glass. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance: Beautiful Golden liquid, a moderate head that leaves behind a persistent crown that lasts until the end of the drink.

Smell: Lots of Apricot, floral and tropical hops. This is really nice.

Taste: Tropical hops, the apricot comes through here too. Only moderately bitter, which is nice. Some bready malts help balance the hops, belgian yeast makes an appearance too. The bitter, hoppy aftertaste lingers quite a while.

Mouthfeel: A moderate level of carbonation, really works well for this beer.

Overall: A solid Belgian IPA. I'll be sure to pick up a four pack of Heavy Machinery, regardless of which edition it is, every time I'm in Austin.

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Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA from Austin Beerworks
87 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.