Daisy Cutter Pale Ale - Half Acre Beer Company
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4.33/5 rDev +3.6%
Awesome, forgot this beer existed but have always been interested in trying it. Thanks Cam.
Pours light orange with some dusty sediment. White head starts at a few fingers in height but retains as a full cap while leaving some lace.
Lots of danky citrus hops, grapefruit, and some grainy malts in the scent. Strong for a pale ale.
Taste is nice as well, good mix of citrus, peach, grassy and danky hops. Some biscuity malts provide a backbone but mostly pure hoppage. Reminds me of a Hill Farmstead pale ale.
Smooth mouthfeel, medium carbonation, refreshing, light.
Awesome stuff, definitely one of the O.G.'s when it comes to this kind of hop flavor, in a can especially. Glad to have this one back on my radar.
01-04-2013 18:52:17 | More by Chico1985
4.33/5 rDev +3.6%
I poured it from a can into a pint glass, it has a nice light copper color body with a small head that lays down quite quickly to a thin lace. The smell has a nice citrus aroma to it, with a little bit of malt coming through also.
The taste has a great citrus,pine, hop flavor that is balanced well with the malt. Then on the finish it has a floraly hop flavor that lingers on the back of the tongue.
The mouthfeel is really good, smooth APA, and overall i would drink this more often, if it was avaiable to me more often.
01-02-2013 02:40:16 | More by chefhatt
3.9/5 rDev -6.7%
Served on tap at the BWW in Waukegan IL.
Pours light pale bronze. Nice layer of white foam. Cols masks the floral hop. Taste is a very nice malt hop blend - smooth and subtle. Light lingering bitter. Chewy mouthfeel. Very easy drinker but real flavorful. Quite good. 4 35 4 4 4
12-28-2012 21:39:42 | More by KTCamm
4.2/5 rDev +0.5%
Can from PA brought back to MA and shared with Chico1985. Didn't realize Philly had this beer, excited to try it. Reviewed from notes.
A- Poured from the can into a pint glass with a dark golden body. A nice fluffy white head builds to a size of about two fingers. Good cap retention and nice thick pillows of lace down the glass.
S- A nice hop presence but still a good Pale Ale base. The hop profile has elements of citrus, peach and floral notes. A balance from the yeast bread and light biscuit malts.
T- Follows the nose very nicely. A great balance of hops and malts. Hop level is appropriate for an APA but delivers a good amount of peach, orange, citrus and floral pine hints. Just has an ultra fresh feel. Biscuit malts, cracked grains, caramel and yeast bread notes balance this nicely.
MF- Lighter end body with moderate carbonation. Neither overly creamy or watery which seems to suit the flavors here nicely.
Very solid hoppy APA in a can. I would buy this a lot if it were on the shelves in MA.
12-27-2012 21:22:11 | More by cbutova
4.13/5 rDev -1.2%
Pint can poured into a pint glass. Originally reviewed 12/1/12
A - Two finger head that dissipates quickly into of a thin white cap. Leaves plenty of lacing behind. Amber colored and cloudy in appearance.
S - Strong citrus and floral hops in the nose with a hint of malt.
T - Sweet malt upfront with a floral hoppy presence in the middle and finishes with a medium bitterness.
M - Medium to high carbonation, light bodied. Easy to drink, maybe a little watery.
O - Very nice easy drinking pale ale. Only complaint is the almost watery mouth feel but If this was always available to me it would probably my go to pale ale. As it is it show up sporadically in the Philly area.
12-27-2012 03:43:35 | More by Profchaos20
4.05/5 rDev -3.1%
Poured a fluffy finger of head. Body is yellow, almost muted gold. Hazy, with a steady thin stream of bubbles rising to the top. Head dies down to a thin coat quickly.
Floral and pine hop aromas are strong. They are balanced with a bready malt scent.
Floral and grassy hops are the main flavors here. Toasted, bready malt is on the back end, but its overwhelmed by the bitterness. The bitterness is not at all cloying though, its enjoyable the whole way through.
Light-medium bodied. Washes down quickly. It leaves the tongue feeling somehow sticky and dry at the same time.
12-26-2012 03:55:35 | More by CFHMagnet
4.03/5 rDev -3.6%
Pint can poured into a tulip glass.
A- Beautiful, clear goldenrod with orange hints. A billowing two and a half finger egg shell white head on top, and laces fantastically.
S- Orange zest and with a hint of pine and grass.
T- One of the more appropriately named beers I've had in a while. Hops are very forward, and follow the nose. A bit of bready malt, but little sweetness on this one. A big, floral/grassy note on the end certainly leads to how this beer was named.
M- Light to barely medium, light to medium carbonation, and very, very dry for a PA.
O- A very different twist on the style! Certainly one everyone should try.
12-23-2012 23:25:43 | More by JWU
Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
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