Half Cycle IPA | Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Half Cycle IPAHalf Cycle IPA
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3.63/5
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410 Ratings
Half Cycle IPAHalf Cycle IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks
Indiana, United States
flat12.me

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by AaronHomoya on 12-30-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,441
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
410
pDev:
17.08%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
67
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 410 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of IndySuds
3.06/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AyatollahGold
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bitterbill
3.57/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Canned October 3rd.

Pours a hazy straw gold with plenty of foam. Above average lacing.

Pine and grapefruit dominate the smell; degree of dankness pretty high.

Pine and grapefruit clearly in the taste. Dank tropical fruit permeates. Very very bitter. No malt that I can discern. Like in a triple IPA. Onions? Yep.

Good mouthfeel.

A bit over the top for me regarding the bitterness level but I am glad that I got to try it.

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Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of razzberries
3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Very cloudy tangerine color, one finger width head.
Strong citrusy hop aroma, somewhat earthy.
Medium-bodied, incredibly bitter, slight coffee flavor almost.

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Photo of crownrl28
3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rwspieth
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of barnzy78
3.19/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle, freshness date appears to be smudged. Thanks to my friend, Ken, for giving me a bottle to try
A - very cloudy and chock full of yeast chunkies; tangerine colored body, foamy off-white head
S - earthy, piney, spicy and citric hops coupled with bready malt and caramel
T - wickedly and pungently bitter hop tea with tons of pine and grapefruit rind & pith, earthy & spicy hops also, caramel malt doesn't stand a chance against this hop bomb
M - medium body, dry and resinous finish with zest & pine lingering
O - disappointment here. I like my bitter hops but this is too far gone for enjoyment.

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Photo of ckboiler
2.16/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of gregcordle
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Discos2
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mbratt93
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RichardRaeder
4.12/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Phoneguy
3.06/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Sewellk1
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brianito
3.28/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jared_Guillaume
3.39/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AnotherBeerGeek
3.42/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tnmiami
2.6/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

I recently purchased this beer and was highly disappointed. I bought a six pack of bottles and every single time I opened one it exploded everywhere. I will not buy this again.

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Photo of Caskaway
3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorEvil65
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nctide
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Half Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 410 ratings