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Circuit - Tin Man Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
68
poor

41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 2.74
pDev: 36.13%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tin Man Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Chaney on 01-19-2013)
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Shadman

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev +9.5%

07-07-2013 03:06:43 | More by Shadman
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navband

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

07-30-2014 07:31:35 | More by navband
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Arherring

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +36.9%

11-21-2013 19:14:06 | More by Arherring
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev +31.4%

16oz can. I know that this brewery is going for a metal/computer theme, but do you really want to describe the finish of your Czech Pilsener emulation as 'crisp and metallic'?

This beer pours a rather hazy, pale golden amber colour, with three fingers of puffy, rocky, silken white head, which leaves a uneven ring of chunky, droopy cloudy lace around the glass as it slowly abates.

It smells of biscuity, bready white cereal malt, a hint of strangled caramel, soft overripe lemon peel, and somewhat muted earthy, grassy hops. The taste is more bready, grainy cereal malt, with a suggestion of corn pops, a thoroughly neutered lemon essence, and leafy, dead grassy, and yes, kind of metallic hops.

The carbonation manifests on the mild side, with a slight, weak fizziness, the body medium-light in weight, and actually quite smooth. It finishes mostly dry, the middling Saaz hops grassy, and indeed still somewhat metallic in a flinty manner.

Not a bad tasting pale ale (not quite sure why Tin Man calls it a pilsner), with a moderately successful attempt at Bohemian sexing-up. Nothing overtly remarkable about this one, but I could foresee having a couple of these before I got bored.

07-04-2013 01:36:26 | More by biboergosum
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secondtooth

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

Pours a clean, golden in my lager glass, with a huge head of lovely foam. Nice and thick lace, too.

Nose is malty/grainy, even approaching an adjunct. I get sweet corn and a hint of sharp wheat. Very average.

Taste is also grainy and sweetly malted up front, with a sweet corn-like funk up front, followed by a tinge of hops toward the finish. Leaves me with a metallic weirdness, too, which I can't forgive or forget. Not a favorite.

03-22-2013 00:08:41 | More by secondtooth
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BigJim5021

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

03-19-2013 01:59:48 | More by BigJim5021
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

09-22-2013 22:24:19 | More by GRG1313
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Highstplz

Indiana

2.25/5  rDev -17.9%

02-13-2013 05:50:42 | More by Highstplz
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jmarsh123

Indiana

1.5/5  rDev -45.3%

01-21-2013 17:23:06 | More by jmarsh123
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ThatsThatDude

New York

1/5  rDev -63.5%

06-09-2014 22:03:54 | More by ThatsThatDude
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aasher

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

08-14-2014 18:17:15 | More by aasher
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mullensj

Indiana

4.24/5  rDev +54.7%

Another tried at Winterfest.

A: Nice straw-golden color with crisp white head that lingered nicely.

S: Nice malty sweetness upfront with the subtle hint of Sazz hops coming through.

T: This had the same flavor profile as the aroma shining through with a crisp clean finish.

M: Light-Medium bodied with a crisp dry finish.

O: Thought this one was the strongest I have tried out of all theirs so far. I could see enjoying this one all summer long if I didn't brew my own to do the same with.

01-29-2013 18:07:07 | More by mullensj
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UBrew1984


1/5  rDev -63.5%

06-21-2014 03:03:47 | More by UBrew1984
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redluvr

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +73.4%

05-28-2013 03:07:06 | More by redluvr
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Dorbeck

Indiana

3/5  rDev +9.5%

07-31-2014 23:24:52 | More by Dorbeck
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BGrimes

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

02-22-2014 15:23:44 | More by BGrimes
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kaybee86

Indiana

3/5  rDev +9.5%

01-12-2014 17:34:07 | More by kaybee86
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heysuz

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

08-03-2014 03:27:32 | More by heysuz
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steinhammer

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

07-29-2013 14:10:02 | More by steinhammer
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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

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

Indiana

3/5  rDev +9.5%

04-06-2014 14:17:11 | More by Shatrat
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

2.61/5  rDev -4.7%

473ml can poured into my tall pilsner glass 26/7/13

A lots of tiny particles with a couple chunks being moved around by lots of big bubbles, two fingers of foam retains well and leaves a couple thick rings of lace

S heavy on the butterscotch, honey and caramel with some soggy cereal and little else, not what I was hoping for

T more of the same with a hint of grassy hops but not much, a slight improvement over the nose but still pretty lousy

M has some body and the bubbles work but the aftertaste leaves something to be desired

O off can perhaps? or just a crappy pilsner? doesn't really nail any pil characteristics and I finished it but I was pretty thirsty

one and done, not overly offensive but I wouldn't bother buying it

07-27-2013 02:19:29 | More by wordemupg
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Hefty_Boss

Indiana

1.33/5  rDev -51.5%

Appearance: Bright gold, fluffy pilsner head

Smell: Smelled like pilsner, noble and malty

Taste: Buttered popcorn. No hops, no crispness, not refreshing, just butter and salt. It was disgusting. My buddy was able to pound it before we left, so I guess that's a plus.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and rich, bohemian? not really sure what that means.

Overall: I don't think this is a pilsner. I really don't know what it is. It is not a good beer.

03-28-2013 02:48:22 | More by Hefty_Boss
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markgugs

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -27%

05-11-2014 21:34:55 | More by markgugs
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bauermj

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -45.3%

01-19-2013 22:22:06 | More by bauermj
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Circuit from Tin Man Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.