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Half Acre / Tired Hands American Youth - Half Acre Beer Company

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Half Acre / Tired Hands American Youth
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BA SCORE
88
very good

13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 5.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: joe1510 on 05-23-2014)
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

HRamz3, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Dillonlarsen1992, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of yourefragile
4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

32 oz growler. Thanks Thorpe.

Pours a clear golden copper with with a frothy white head, fades to a thin collar and light lace. Floral, grassy nose with hints of honey, lemon, and citrus peel; light malt. Soft carbonation, refreshing body, finish with a floral/herbal bitterness and light pepper spice. Refreshing flavor, starts with a bready malt base, cracked pepper, and dough. Slightly herbal, grassy and floral hops throughout, citrus peel sweetness. Earthy and mildly rustic dare I say. Not quite as hoppy as the Tired Hands version, but slightly preferred.

yourefragile, Jun 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Hopheadhiker, Jun 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

JohnParadee, Jun 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

TheEvilGenius, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

dspinler, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of kevanb
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

32oz growler filled on Friday 5/30 and opened today Monday 6/1, poured into a Half Acre 16oz Green Willibecher and also into a Tired Hands Stemmed Wine Glass.

The beer pours a lightly hazy copper color, hues of honey and light gold, the beer has a thick, frothy, white head that has nice accumulation, maybe 2 fingers high that has nice retention and leaves a lovely wall of soapy lace behind. The aroma is a great amalgamation of Hop Hands and Daisy Cutter, rustic, dank, earthy, bright, really has it all. Plenty of grassy hops, light citrus, definitely bitter resinous character with plenty of hop spice and malt backbone, very bready and rustic. The flavors are nice, plenty of flavor, lots of bready malt, hop spice, grassy hops with plenty of resinous pine and bitter grapefruit peel. What makes this a winner is that it's so refreshing without being overbearing on the tastebuds. The body is crisp, but fullbodied, coats the mouth very well while finishing with a lightly dry bite that's super easy and refreshing.

Verdict: A very enjoyable pale ale from both Half Acre and Tired Hands. The refreshing nature of this beer sealed the deal for me, a nice variety of flavors across a wide spectrum without out getting muddled or confused. This was great for a lazy Sunday afternoon and would make a great summer beer.

kevanb, Jun 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

emerge077, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Gonzoillini, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

acurtis, May 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

dedbeer, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Canada_Dan, May 24, 2014
Half Acre / Tired Hands American Youth from Half Acre Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.