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Alloy - Tin Man Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
72
okay

44 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 26.09%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | 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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redluvr

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +50.5%

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

Indiana

4/5  rDev +33.8%

08-29-2013 22:20:31 | More by burntheministry
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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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olafphysics

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

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

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

05-24-2014 14:14:42 | More by neckbracesub
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Was just going to give it a number score (3.75), but having read reviews...thought I'd throw in my two bits.

First, despite a number of earlier reviews. and I know the can says IPA. I think this is a good American version of Pale Ale. So I'm looking for hops, but not that big. Much more about malt and hops balance. I'm also found a more Pale Ale smooth draft mouth feel for a good session beer.

Also, I had fresh on tap at Tin Man vs can. So it might be my expectations are different than others.

I liked it. Didn't change my world...but on tap, this is a really nice APA. I'd be happy to grab a pint anytime.

Serving type: on-tap

03-28-2014 18:18:34 | More by BillRoth
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sairvin

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

03-16-2013 04:07:18 | More by sairvin
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bigredtruck


3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

01-24-2013 04:00:58 | More by bigredtruck
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roger617

Indiana

3.74/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pint can poured into Spiegelau glass.

A: 3.75 dark golden, 2 fingers of white foamy head that reduced over a minutes time.
S: 3.25 not a whole lot going on here. I get a lot more malt aroma than hops, and at a lower IBU for the style that doesn't surprise me.
T: 4.0 the malt takes lead, which is uncharacteristic for IPA, but the hops are not forgotten. There is quite a nice blend of flavors going on which makes this very drinkable.
M: 3.5 silky, smooth, carbed nicely
O: 3.75 I really enjoy this beer. While it doesn't exactly fit what I was expecting, given the way IPAs are going, Alloy is a solid beer. I am surprised to see it rank so low, but to each his own. For me to rank this higher, I would need more bitterness and a much stronger hop presence on the nose. I will be buying more of this beer, just wish it came in 6 pack and not 4s!

Serving type: can

08-05-2013 00:27:26 | More by roger617
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mullensj

Indiana

3.64/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: on-tap

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

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

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

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

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

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

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

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

06-19-2014 20:47:28 | More by ToddBeans
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Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

05-28-2014 01:48:56 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-15-2014 04:57:59 | More by MSandahl23
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Shatrat

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

04-06-2014 14:15:49 | More by Shatrat
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DaCoach81

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

12-09-2013 03:53:14 | More by DaCoach81
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DreadPirateRoberts

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

01-15-2013 14:53:48 | More by DreadPirateRoberts
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.1/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: can

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

Alberta (Canada)

3.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

473ml can poured into tulip 26/7/13

A clear orange amber that gets darker towards the center pf the glass, thumbs width of tan foam doesn't last that long and only leaves a few patches of lace

S faint orange peel, brown sugar, musty leaves, and earthy notes, not a very "American" IPA, pretty lame even if it was labeled from across the pond

T more rind and just a hint of pine but shes still pretty weak, orange creamsicle and lots of malty toffee, meh

M medium bodied, slightly creamy from the bubbles, not very bitter for the style with a faint herbal rind finish

O nothing remarkable going on here, nowhere near the hops needed for the style and its rather boring, too mellow for my liking

another beer that's not really worth seeking out, pretty lame IPA that's unlikely to excite you

Serving type: can

07-27-2013 05:02:37 | More by wordemupg
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Alloy from Tin Man Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.