Winter Cycle IPA | Flat 12 Bierwerks

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Winter Cycle IPAWinter Cycle IPA
BA SCORE
3.9/5
Very Good
30 Ratings
Winter Cycle IPAWinter Cycle IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Microbrewtaster on 02-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,127
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
30
pDev:
12.56%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
1
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Ratings: 30 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by AaronHomoya:
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4.37/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Winter Cycle IPA is a rarely made seasonal, which is unfortunate because I think it's the best version of the Flat 12 IPA. It's an average looking IPA, with a deep gold/amber color. Not a ton of caramel malt, going. The smell is a great blend of citrus, tropical, mango hops with I believe a touch of juniper. The taste mirrors all this, with a bready, slightly caramel malt base. I love this kind of IPA. Pretty smooth, with very well hidden alcohol. The mouthfeel is typical, but could have used a bit more carbonation.

Overall, I highly recommend this one if you have the opportunity, and I hope I do too!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- wonderful golden red color with a nice off white head. That leaves a nice lacing, head was about a fingers width and lasted a minute or so until I could see the beer.

S- a strong citrus scent, and some nice pine comes through. maybe a touch of honey as well

T- follows the nose , no alcohol taste what so ever, which is remarkable. Also maybe a hint of wood somewhere hiding.

M- this beer is on th lighter side but nice and crisp.

O- I really enjoyed this beer, a local brew at a bar. I don't normally do reviews on my phone but, I couldn't click had, so here is my attempt at being first.

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Winter Cycle IPA from Flat 12 Bierwerks
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 30 ratings