Hinchtown Hammer Down
Rad Brewing Co.

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Rad Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
German Pilsner
3.61 | pDev: 11.36%
Jul 22, 2018
May 06, 2013
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Notes: In tribute to one of the brightest racing talents out there, we created Hinchtown Hammer Down, a crisp and refreshing ale perfect for the month of May.
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Rated: 3.75 by freewill35 from Indiana

Jul 22, 2018
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Reviewed by Lafayette_Beer_League from Indiana

3.15/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
So this beer is totally different from the one in the picture. When they changed owner they changed the beer and kept the name. The new version is a pilsner and it's really good. Definitely doesn't deserve such a low score. Check out the new beer.
For a video review of the beer check out this video made by Russell and Richard

Talking about Beer #13: Flat 12 "Hinchtown Hammer Down"
Jul 20, 2018
Rated: 3.34 by StephenBechler from Illinois

May 31, 2018
Rated: 3.68 by Lukass from Ohio

May 10, 2017
Rated: 3.72 by gratefulbeerhead from Indiana

Jul 12, 2016
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Reviewed by pezhead_79 from Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
When scouring the shelves for a nice, refreshing beer, this is my go to choice in the Indianapolis area. It's a Pilsner they way they are suppose to taste. It's got some nice flavor profiles and a light mouthfeel. Never again will a Miller Light be in my fridge, this is my new everyday beer.
Jun 29, 2016
Rated: 3 by Nat1975 from Indiana

May 25, 2016
Rated: 4 by warpig372 from Indiana

Oct 18, 2015
Rated: 3.23 by LJWalker from Indiana

Sep 09, 2015
Rated: 3.84 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Aug 02, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

May 25, 2015
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Reviewed by GOBLIN from Ohio

3.3/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
This is what I call the classic "hate to rate" kind of beer. Not because it's a bad beer . . . It isn't by any means. It's just that it's rather boring. Even the color itself screams mediocre. Maybe a bit under par if anything and bland. Still though it has some decent things going for it. The most being it would really hit the spot on a hot summer afternoon.
Apr 04, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by DaveOrama from Indiana

Jan 28, 2015
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Reviewed by bluejacket74 from Ohio

2.9/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75
16 ounce can, no canning date that I could find. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a mostly clear straw gold color with about an inch frothy white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. Not much to the aroma, the brew smells mostly like sweet and bready malt, along with some light grassy hops. Taste is pretty much the same as the aroma, but there's also a bit of citrus peel flavor noticeable. To me it mostly just reminds me of a macro lager (but a little better). Mouthfeel/body is light, it's a crisp, easy drinking brew that's well carbonated. This would probably be good on a hotter day, but unfortunately it's not so good on a 10 degree January day. I'm a fan of Flat 12's other brews, but this one just doesn't do anything for me. If you can find a single it's worth trying, but at $9.99 a 4-pack I'd pass on this.
Jan 10, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by Knoxrb12 from Illinois

Nov 10, 2014
Rated: 3 by RainbowDash from Indiana

Nov 09, 2014
Rated: 3.84 by Nolen12 from Kentucky

Oct 30, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by Norseman from Illinois

Oct 18, 2014
Rated: 3 by Oops from Indiana

Oct 03, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by cd34 from Illinois

Oct 03, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by Aisha from Massachusetts

Aug 25, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by ImperatorScab from Tennessee

Aug 23, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Wahknee from Indiana

Jul 31, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by bigbluebeerguy from Kentucky

Jul 31, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by zachpaschal from Indiana

Jul 25, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by lilsmizzul1225 from Indiana

Jul 25, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Col_Custard from New York

Jul 16, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Inglewood from Illinois

Jun 25, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by doldham from Ohio

Jun 01, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by jjwisenheimer from Indiana

May 26, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by rmehughes from Indiana

May 25, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by WoodBrew from Ohio

May 24, 2014
Rated: 4 by TargaFlorio from Indiana

May 11, 2014
Rated: 4 by jadler16 from Indiana

May 06, 2014
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Reviewed by secondtooth from Indiana

3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a pale straw gold, with superb tri-finger head of white carbonation. Thick, dense lace.

Nose is malty grains -- toasty and very lager-like.

Taste is toasty and crisp -- both light and very approachable. Beyond the "Summery" lager vibe, there's a definite presence of a citrus/lemon zestiness, adding a welcomed hoppy tone. Delicious, and well-done.
Apr 26, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by psmith161 from Indiana

Nov 05, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by mpayne5 from Indiana

Oct 29, 2013
Rated: 4 by HumanParaquat from Indiana

Jun 23, 2013
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Reviewed by JohnnyHopps from Indiana

4.14/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Growler was purchased at Flat 12 on 6/21/13, and later enjoyed in the comfort of my home 2.5 hours away. Pilseners are not generally a beer that I look for my drinking pleasure, but this one is pretty special for the style. The beer was a bright yellow color after being poured into the glass, giving a nice white head. The aroma was mostly grass and malt. By the nose, one could sense this would be a dry beer. On the initial taste, one get german malts, grass, and a level of dryness that makes you want to drink more. On a hot dry this could be an easy drinker. The beer finishes dry with a level of biscuit notes and a grassiness that lingers on the sides of the tongue. The light carbonation gives this beer some staying power, but is still appropriate for the style. Well done, Flat 12!
Jun 21, 2013
Rated: 3.5 by Boilerfood from Indiana

Jun 09, 2013
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