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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 104   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The Half Cycle is so named due to its marriage of single and double IPA characteristics. In baseball parlance, a single and double is half of “the cycle”, and this IPA is a heavy hitter. It’s a single IPA, hopped like a double, with an over-the-top hop character that’s a bit spicy, citrusy, piney, you make the call. Light in color, but not on flavor, this big boy is dry hopped with a pound of high alpha American hops in every barrel. ABV: 6% IBU: 104.1


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet and citric with some dank and piney notes though plenty of caramel and biscuit. Flavor has a lot of sweetness, some orange marmalade with a bit of pine and herbal notes before a bitter finish. Medium body and sharp carbonation.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (2068) - Missouri, USA - APR 20, 2016
Bottle - good size foamy head, dark straw color with lots of "floaties", big pine and citrus hop aroma and flavor, moderate biscuity backbone, mildly dank finish, pretty good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyScallywag (297) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2016
UPDATED: APR 7, 2016 Not impressed at all. This is nothing but a bottle of bitter. It starts with an almost earthy, grasslike taste. Like something you shouldn’t eat. Lol. Then it just buries you in bitterness. UPDATE: Have to say, after having this another day, without having a different brew beforehand, I’m much happier with this. Still has earthy tones but the bitter doesn’t overwhelm. Not a bad beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NordicV (1932) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2016
Lätt beslöjad orange öl med vitt skum. Doft av citrus, främst röd grapefrukt, och tallbarr. I smaken så tar en kraftig grapefruktbeska över lite för mycket för min smak.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2615) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Copper poir, slight head. Slight pine, resin, and bitterness. Medium body. Average ipa

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4861) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 12, 2016
Rated on 01-12-2016 (Bottle) The appearance is a medium sized off-white head that is mostly lasting, transparent yellow body, fizzy carbonation, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is citrus, pine hops, floral, orange, and malt. The flavor is moderately bitter, citrus, pine hops, and some malt. The mouthfeel is somewhat aggressive and this beer is medium-full bodied. A quaffable IPA but the hop flavor could be better than it is.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2016
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. ★ 704 characters DavoleBomb, Mar 05, 2015

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (2752) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2015
Flaska. Oklar mörkorange öl med ett stort och långvarigt lätt smutsat skum. Dofter och smaker av malt, grapefrukt, apelsinskal och tall. Medel mot stor beska, lätt men tillräcklig sötma. Medelkropp.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Hazy gold pour with a two finger creamy to soapy eggshell head. Aroma is caramel, biscuit, fruity, floral and citrus hops, hints of pine, melon and toasty bread. Flavor is caramel, bread, herbal hops, light spiciness and a hint of dankness up front, then husky, astringent grain, woody astringency and pine. Light body, medium, sharp carbonation, dry, slightly astringent finish with a notable hop acid bite. Pretty god overall, very bitter and dry, but well balanced enough to not make those qualities unpleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5677) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Aroma is light pine, fruit and a hint of spices. The flavor is hops, grapefruit, malts and a unique tart/bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dorkenstein (412) - - AUG 2, 2015
Very floral hop aroma with caramel smell bursting through. Taste is pine needles initially followed by bitter grapefruit. Some faint straw and rose water.


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