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Alloy - Tin Man Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
72
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48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 24.75%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tin Man Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Chaney on 01-12-2013)
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mattknueven

Indiana

3/5  rDev +0.3%

07-05-2013 23:28:59 | More by mattknueven
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Arherring

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-21-2013 19:07:11 | More by Arherring
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.1/5  rDev +3.7%

16oz single can, and the start of my All-American night of beer appreciation, in deference to our southern neighbour's Independence Day (and the reason why Colbert and the Daily Show are off for two whole weeks).

This beer pours a hazy medium copper amber hue, with three fingers of puffy, honeycombed off-white lace, which leaves a decent array of layered storm cloud lace around the glass as it slowly and evenly subsides. Hey, good lookin'...

It smells of biscuity, grainy caramel malt, mild orange and grapefruit bitters, a hint of dry pine resin, and a further tame floral, earthy hoppiness. The taste is once again malt forward - grainy, lightly bready, and weakly caramelized - with some timid muddled citrus 'zinginess', forest floor after a few days of rain, so musty and piney, I guess, with a bit floral, somewhat perfume-like heat rising as it barely warms.

The carbonation is decently non-provocative, with a wee frothiness here and there, the body an adequate medium weight, and actually pretty smooth - no hop overreach here, boyos. It finishes off-dry, the malt barely desirous of taking advantage of the hop anemia here.

Not a bad 'beer', by any stretch, if said beer was a simple Yankee amber ale. But Tin Man had to go and plaster IPA-isms all over this product, so they are fair game. A wan, rather underwhelming IPA, this is - the hops just too restrained, wall-hugging, and uninteresting when they do venture forth.

07-05-2013 01:21:34 | More by biboergosum
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secondtooth

Indiana

2.9/5  rDev -3%

Pours from the pint can a cloudy amber, with a huge and frothy head. Beautiful and heavy lace.

Nose is pleasingly grapefruit-lemon citrus hops. Yum!

Taste is...mild. The hops are dialed way back here, subdued to well below normal American IPA levels. The body here is light, too, even bordering on watery. I get very little hop snap or bitterness here. I understand that this is meant to be a "gateway" or starter IPA (and not meant for serious hop-heads), but this is weak even for a standard pale ale. Disappointing.

03-22-2013 19:46:08 | More by secondtooth
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GRG1313

California

3/5  rDev +0.3%

07-07-2013 00:06:16 | More by GRG1313
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bkonk10

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

05-02-2014 22:17:29 | More by bkonk10
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

09-07-2013 22:56:07 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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Highstplz

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -8%

02-13-2013 05:51:25 | More by Highstplz
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hop_devil

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

02-22-2014 00:56:20 | More by hop_devil
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jmarsh123

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

01-17-2013 14:43:06 | More by jmarsh123
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Inglewood

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-19-2014 01:28:43 | More by Inglewood
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aasher

Indiana

3/5  rDev +0.3%

08-14-2014 18:17:02 | More by aasher
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mullensj

Indiana

3.64/5  rDev +21.7%

Tried at Winterfest 2013

A: Nice light copper/pale color with nice white head.

S: This is a little light in the nose but still has some subtle hints of piney earthy aroma coming through. Needs to be a bit stronger here.

T: Nice malty start as it slides down the tongue to finish off with a piney/earthy bitterness on the back of the tongue. I did not pick up a whole lot of citrus notes in this one.

M: Light-Medium body on this with a bitter finish on the back of the tongue.

O: This is really close to a great beer. Hopefully some subtle tweaks are being made to this to enhance it all the way to great. I would drink this again.

01-29-2013 16:40:49 | More by mullensj
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Drknight

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -8%

09-13-2013 17:13:04 | More by Drknight
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UBrew1984


3/5  rDev +0.3%

06-21-2014 03:03:09 | More by UBrew1984
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redluvr

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +50.5%

05-28-2013 03:06:53 | More by redluvr
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BSuter

Indiana

3/5  rDev +0.3%

08-25-2014 13:45:05 | More by BSuter
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

05-28-2014 01:48:56 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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BGrimes

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

02-22-2014 15:23:26 | More by BGrimes
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rxthree

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-24-2014 21:33:13 | More by rxthree
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homebrew311

Illinois

2.31/5  rDev -22.7%

Appearance is hazy gold with fluffy head and heavy lacing. The pour yields mostly head which requires some settling time. Aroma is piney and bitter with harsh hoppy bitterness. Smelling something off, smells like an off batch of home brew IPA I made one. Taste is deep and earthy with heavy unpleasant bitterness. Finish leaves a earthy herbal taste. Mouthfeel is over carbonated. Overall, this is a poor example of an IPA. Not a fan.

10-28-2013 00:09:15 | More by homebrew311
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heysuz

Indiana

3/5  rDev +0.3%

07-06-2014 01:53:58 | More by heysuz
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spycow

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -8%

08-18-2014 23:52:36 | More by spycow
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

06-26-2013 00:17:04 | More by olafphysics
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steinhammer

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

07-29-2013 14:08:40 | More by steinhammer
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Alloy from Tin Man Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.