Alloy | Tin Man Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tin Man Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
tinmanbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Chaney on 01-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
84
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.02
pDev:
21.85%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
17
For Trade:
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Photo of notjust4bfast
5/5  rDev +65.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of redluvr
4.5/5  rDev +49%

Photo of Theniz
4.08/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This beer has received exceptionally low reviews and I'm not sure why. Picked up a 4 pack this weekend and it's honestly a solid pale ale. has all the qualities I look for in a nice sessionable APA, crisp citrus on the nose, and a nice bitter aftertaste that doesn't linger too long. Certainly worth checking out

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Photo of burntheministry
4/5  rDev +32.5%

Photo of BigJim5021
3.79/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of olafphysics
3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of BillRoth
3.75/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Was just going to give it a number score (3.75), but having read reviews...thought I'd throw in my two bits.

First, despite a number of earlier reviews. and I know the can says IPA. I think this is a good American version of Pale Ale. So I'm looking for hops, but not that big. Much more about malt and hops balance. I'm also found a more Pale Ale smooth draft mouth feel for a good session beer.

Also, I had fresh on tap at Tin Man vs can. So it might be my expectations are different than others.

I liked it. Didn't change my world...but on tap, this is a really nice APA. I'd be happy to grab a pint anytime.

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Photo of sairvin
3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of bigredtruck
3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of roger617
3.71/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pint can poured into Spiegelau glass.

A: 3.75 dark golden, 2 fingers of white foamy head that reduced over a minutes time.
S: 3.25 not a whole lot going on here. I get a lot more malt aroma than hops, and at a lower IBU for the style that doesn't surprise me.
T: 4.0 the malt takes lead, which is uncharacteristic for IPA, but the hops are not forgotten. There is quite a nice blend of flavors going on which makes this very drinkable.
M: 3.5 silky, smooth, carbed nicely
O: 3.75 I really enjoy this beer. While it doesn't exactly fit what I was expecting, given the way IPAs are going, Alloy is a solid beer. I am surprised to see it rank so low, but to each his own. For me to rank this higher, I would need more bitterness and a much stronger hop presence on the nose. I will be buying more of this beer, just wish it came in 6 pack and not 4s!

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Photo of Tilly
3.68/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clear golden straw colour with a great head leaving a great lace on the glass.
Malts, citrus and some pine.
Soft subtle citrus, pine and malt tastes.
Good mouth feel. Fairly dry with a mild hint of bitterness.
Not such a bad offering from Tin Man.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.68/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of slipperysoup
3.65/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of connor4835
3.64/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jamison85
3.62/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mullensj
3.61/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tried at Winterfest 2013

A: Nice light copper/pale color with nice white head.

S: This is a little light in the nose but still has some subtle hints of piney earthy aroma coming through. Needs to be a bit stronger here.

T: Nice malty start as it slides down the tongue to finish off with a piney/earthy bitterness on the back of the tongue. I did not pick up a whole lot of citrus notes in this one.

M: Light-Medium body on this with a bitter finish on the back of the tongue.

O: This is really close to a great beer. Hopefully some subtle tweaks are being made to this to enhance it all the way to great. I would drink this again.

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Photo of NoYouDidnt
3.52/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden slightly hazy 2 finger head. Aroma, is a flowery piney hoppy aroma. Little sweetness. Taste, honey flowery. Minimal bitterness. A creamy mouthfeel. Overall, not my thing for hoppy beers. Not bad.

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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Inglewood
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of ToddBeans
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

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Alloy from Tin Man Brewing Company
3.02 out of 5 based on 84 ratings.
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