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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 104   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.2
mcberko (19869) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 29, 2017
On tap at Flat12 Bierwerks, pours a clear copper blonde with a small white head. Aroma brings out toasted biscuity malt and light citrus. Flavour is along the same lines, with piney hops, bitter citrus rind and biscuity malt. Bitter finish. Solid IPA.

3.6
djd07 (16307) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with medium off white head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is citrus and pine. Medium body, grass, grapefruit, nice bitter finish, very good.

3.5
Tmoney99 (15130) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Tap sample at KFOA. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted and produced excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy resin hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

3.7
Drake (14332) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2012
12 ounce bottle courtesy of queenholly. Thanks! Yay, finally a Flat 12 beer that’s not a gusher! Pours a hazy orange color with a large frothy head. Good head retention. Aroma of big citrus hops with a bit of pine. The taste is big citrus, pine, resin hops. Pale malts. Hop agressive, refreshing, fairly fresh. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness. Nice beer.

3.7
Dogbrick (14326) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Sample at Twenty Tap in Indianapolis. The beer is a clear copper color with a medium off-white head that diminishes steadily to a film. Short stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of hops, citrus and pine. Medium body with flavors of piney hops, citrus and earthy malt. The finish is moderately bitter with a resiny hops aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.6
crossovert (14135) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
335ml bottle. Citrus fruits, pine, definitley on the dryer more bitterside. The ba version is fantastic.

3.8
rosenbergh (11956) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Jungle Jim’s) Fairfield, OH.
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Aroma: wood, pine, hops and nice bitterness. Delicious! Flavour: very nice bitterness, hops, pine and sweet malt. Very tasty, very fresh!

4.1
shrubber85 (11710) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Tap. Strong pine hops and light malt aroma. Cloudy pale yellow color with small head. Slightly sweet orange malt flavor initially followed by a strong bitter pin hops finish. Tasty.

3.4
hopscotch (11451) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle... Mostly clear and deeply golden ale with a mid-sized, white head. Good retention. The faint aroma presents subtle notes of red grapefruit, pine resin and toasted malts. Medium-bodied with ample carbonation. The flavor offers heavily bitter grapefruit rind and traces of toasted malts and grains. Big on hop bitterness; small on hop flavor. Lengthy, bitter, acrid finish. Bottle courtesy of StFun!

3.6
alexsdad06 (11238) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Draft at Dutch’s. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have dank resiny hops, some citrus, a touch of spicy hops, moderate caramel malts, dry hop noticeable, moderate bitterness with good mouthfeel.


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