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Heavy Machinery Half IPA - Austin Beerworks

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Heavy Machinery Half IPA
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Reviews: 6
Hads: 104
Avg: 4.23
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 9
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Austin Beerworks visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: inlimbo77 on 07-26-2013

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16 ounce can into a tulip glass. Picked up in Austin at the end of July and I'm not sure what the canning dates are.

Bright copper-colored beer with substantial head and lacing. Surging carbonation shows through the pristinely clear body. 5

Lighter in aroma than I remember on tap. Faint dankness and resin meets sweet malt and citrus. 3.5

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Light enough but still showing a medium body and foamy feel with each sip. There's some sweetness to the brew and the bitterness is very low-key. 4

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It’s a more quaff-able IPA with an assertive hop flavor and full hop aroma. The Half IPA poured a crystal clear golden yellow with a substantial white head which made it appear very crisp and vibrant. The aroma was of dank and fruity hops that were strong and thick. The hop flavors are all upfront with some dank flavors a hint of citrus and tropical fruits that quickly fade and leave a light impression on our palate. For a Half IPA it takes you on a surprisingly deep hop ride from the aroma to the taste but stayed light on the palate hence a Half IPA.

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Heavy Machinery Half IPA from Austin Beerworks
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