Half Cycle IPA | Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Half Cycle IPAHalf Cycle IPA

Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks
Indiana, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by AaronHomoya on 12-30-2010

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +28%

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3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Pours a cloudy copperish color with a huge off-white head on it. Nose is quite floral with some nice piney elements as well. Taste is somewhat bitter, but feels very light on the tongue, though slightly overcarbonated. I quite like the taste of this...

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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2.9/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

(Served in a bowtie glass)
A- This beer pours a touch of haze to a orange body with a thin ring of white foam supported by a few big bubbles working to the surface.

S- The notes of light toasted malt have a mineral quality to them with some caramel sweetness growing in the finish. A faint hint of green hops come through as it warms.

T- The dandelion greens hop flavor is all bitterness from start to finish for the first few sips. The dandelion milk bitterness stains the tongue as it lingers after each sip. There are some British hop qualities that come through as it opens and some watery malt notes try to fight its way in but the bitterness just dominates.

M- This beer has a medium mouthfeel with a gentle carbonation in the finish.

O- The full bitterness dominates and stains the tongue with really no other hop character standing a chance. There are faint malt hints but they remain buried. This beer was all one sided with no other character and it was tough to get through the glass.

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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3.35/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap @ Flying Saucer in Nashville

A - Light orange/yellow with a ring of white head.

S - Grapefruit, orange and some caramel malt sweetness.

T - Moderate bitterness with a huge caramel malt sweetness. Some pine and floral flavours with a touch of citrus. Low bitterness for the style.

M - Light to medium body. Light carbonation.

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Half Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
3.71 out of 5 based on 409 ratings.
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