Half Cycle IPA | Flat 12 Bierwerks

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409 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
409
Reviews:
72
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
16.71%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
67
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 409 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of scottspencer
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.45/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Wow. A gusher? And it's an IPA? I think I got about 8 ounces out of the bottle, at most. Tastes okay. Kind of like a resin tone with the wrong kind of fruits mixed in. Perhaps this is a gusher because the beer is just bad. Either way, lame experience on all ends.

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Photo of ckr1451
3.21/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.87/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a perfect pint. Bottle.

3.5 A: Clear light orange color. Two fingers of frothy off-white head. Retention is about average and a short ring of lacing is left.

4.0 S: Bright floral and citrusy hops. Grapefruit and pine underneath. Hop forward, but also contains a pleasant caramel and crackery malty backbone. Really nice.

3.75 T: Tastes like it smells. Mild-moderate bitterness. Floral, citrus, grapefruit, and piney hop flavor. Caramel and cracker malt.

4.0 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Moderately creamy and super smooth.

4.0 D: Surprisingly good beer. I had never heard of this brewery until I bought this beer, so I didn't know what to expect.

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Photo of gspeicher
3.3/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sonofliberty2
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of frjohn
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cnagle28
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SkinnyElvis
2.91/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Wow. Been on BA for years and if I don't like a beer now a full review is needed?
Ok: looks fine. Taste is too English for an ipa with no bite. Didn't enjoy it.

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Photo of DaveOrama
3.86/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of adamant1912
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HobbNobber
4.13/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of todste
2.58/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

One of my least favorite IPAs - and I'm an IPAddict.

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Photo of HoosierCountry
3.07/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TheTinDoor
3.51/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AstronautMikeDexter
1.85/5  rDev -50.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.25

Overly hopped mess. Nearly undrinkable. Far better options out there.

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Photo of BSUNyikos31
3.28/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of patpbr
3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Poured copper without head retention.
S - A little sweet with grapefruit and other hops.
T - Like the nose and a malty and bitter aftertaste.
M - Medium body and carbonation.
O - Its ok just not my cup of IPA.

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Photo of drdiesel9483
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Alright ipa. Really like the creamy feel

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Photo of HJayS
4.37/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.22/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RoseHulmanBeerClub
3.67/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MarkRott67
3.12/5  rDev -15.9%

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