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Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA - Austin Beerworks

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Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA
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49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.44%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Austin Beerworks visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Lawl3ss on 10-29-2013)
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At first blush the Belgian IPA was like a hopped up Belgian Trippel which is right in my wheelhouse. It was very similar to the Green Flash Le Freak which I loved as well. On to the formal review: It poured a light golden yellow with a pillowy white head. The fruity Belgian yeast notes are apparent on the aroma along with floral and grassy hops. The taste was pure bliss. Fresh fruity Belgian trippel tones were quickly followed by citrus and slight pine hops that added a flavorful bitterness while not totally overpowering the Belgian trippel notes. The Belgian IPA was a well crafted beer with the differing flavors playing off each other perfectly without one overwhelming the other while maintaining a full flavor experience. This is one phenomenal brew.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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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Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA from Austin Beerworks
88 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.