Dismiss Notice
Hello, is it beer you're looking for?

Learn more about beer. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for as low as 68% off the single issue price.

Subscribe now →

Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA - Austin Beerworks

Not Rated.
Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews

(Read More)
Reviews: 7
Hads: 54
Avg: 3.97
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Austin Beerworks visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Lawl3ss on 10-29-2013

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 7 | Hads: 54
Reviews by GregSVT:
Photo of GregSVT
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

More User Reviews:
Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.66/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Herbal, Floral, Fruity, Yeasty

Pale yellow, some cloudiness, and a thin white lacing. Aroma is very yeasty and Saison-like, but with a big floral and herbal hop presence. Crisp and gritty upfront, smooth and creamy beneath. Some oiliness. Sweet, bready, grainy, with stone fruits, apples, floral hops, peppercorns, and a big, semi-astringent, yeasty finish and a bready malt and flowery hop linger. Alcohol is well-hidden. While the yeast provides some great aroma and flavor in this beer, there’s too much of it in the finished beer.

STYLE: Belgian IPA | ABV: 9.5% | AVAILABILITY: Limited

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #94 (NOV 2014)

 649 characters

Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of BaroomHero
3.64/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of zonker17
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of BKotch
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of JamLand
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of jeisemann26
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Mike
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Big_Dave
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of atoulouk
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Photo of StevenLaValley
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of BGsWo22
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of lazyfrodo
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of brurevu
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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.

 770 characters

Photo of JohnBender
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -24.4%

Photo of yeahrick
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of greenspointexas
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Wayne17
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of IrishColonial
3.76/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Dogleg
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of J_Dub
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Heretic42
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Heavy Machinery Belgian IPA from Austin Beerworks
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.