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Daisy Cutter Pale Ale - Half Acre Beer Company

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Daisy Cutter Pale AleDaisy Cutter Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,209 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,209
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 549
Gots: 182 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 03-20-2009)
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours cloudy light gold with a big white creamy head. Excellent lacing and retention.

Light citrus and lemon aromas with a slight hint of grass. Not a ton of malt here.

Lives up to its name in the flavor. Loads of floral hops throughout along with the lemon and citrus. A touch of grainy malt, but this is a hop forward pale ale.

Light mouthfeel, but not watery. Good levels of carbonation.

One of the standard bearers for an easy drinking pale. Nothing earth shattered, but really good.

Serving type: can

09-19-2012 21:06:06 | More by jmarsh123
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Number3red

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-18-2012 01:04:31 | More by Number3red
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bright amber yellow in color with perfect clarity. Poured with a billowy white foam that reduced to a wispy cap that left sheets of sticky lacings on the glass. Pungent floral and fresh citrus hop aromas are dominant with an underlying sweetness. Not surprisingly this hop-centric ale has a body that leans to the lighter side, with a smooth, watery, thinly carbonated feel. Pungent floral and citrus hop flavors are the showcase with a touch of malt sweetness at the finish. Finishes crisply with a hoppy bitter aftertaste. Crisp, fresh and very drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

09-17-2012 20:13:50 | More by IronLover
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HopsintheSack

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-16-2012 20:16:23 | More by HopsintheSack
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mtgrl27


4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

09-13-2012 02:52:06 | More by mtgrl27
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kmaierhofer


4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-12-2012 22:05:16 | More by kmaierhofer
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flynn1648

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-11-2012 17:29:53 | More by flynn1648
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-09-2012 20:44:54 | More by DonFrap
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onedogtwodog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-09-2012 19:57:10 | More by onedogtwodog
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causey007j

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-08-2012 19:01:28 | More by causey007j
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap during a recent trip to Chicago...

A - Almost two fingers worth of rich frothy white head... The color is an interesting mix of pale straw and vibrant orange... There is a distinct haziness throughout... Loaded with moderate paced carbonation... A good bit of lacing clings to the glass...

S - A wonderful array of hops are at the forefront... A mix of pine and citrus... There is a solid enough malt base lying beneath the surface that is characterized in terms of biscuit and light caramel notes... Some light grassy and floral notes as well...

T - The hops are present and at the forefront, but not nearly as potent as alluded to by the aroma... There is a solid bready malt base along with some grassy and spice notes... Perhaps some light lemon zest notes as well...

M - Medium bodied... Fairly smooth... Decent bit of slightly prickly carbonation... Even and consistent...

D - I had mixed feelings on this one as it was a little more than than the sum of parts given this one's immense quaffability and relatively low 5.2% ABV. On the flip-side this one was a bit of a disappointment given its hefty praise. All things being equal this is an easy drinking, highly sessionable, fairly tasty brew with a moderate hop presence.

Serving type: on-tap

09-08-2012 18:47:49 | More by philbe311
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Cresant

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served this 16 oz. undated can in a Sierra Nevada Hops glass. Purchased at Half Acre two days before drinking this one. The body was a cloudy orange/apricot with a white head. There was modest lacing.

The smell was pine shavings and orange peel. Freshly baled hay and pine sap. Very nice.

The taste was juicy citrus with a mild grassy bitterness. Enough maltiness to bring it into perfect balance. So very drinkable.

The mouthfeel was medium to thin with modest carbonation.

Serving type: can

09-08-2012 16:53:06 | More by Cresant
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BobCobb

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

09-08-2012 04:10:36 | More by BobCobb
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Rado

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-08-2012 03:33:33 | More by Rado
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BDIMike

Ohio

4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours a very nice dark golden color with orangey hues. A steady stream of carbonation that creates a very thin white head, but it laces down the glass.
Aroma has a good balanced smell to it. Nice clean malt smell, with a good floral hop tinge.
Taste has a great balance as well. The floral hops and caramel malts balance each other so nicely.
Mouthfeel has a medium thickness that is very smooth, however a very sharp hit at the end that refreshes as it goes down.
Drinkability is great on this beer. The balance is amazing, but the floral hops are so flavorful. For an American pale, one of the best I have had. A great beer from a great brewery.

Serving type: can

09-08-2012 01:17:04 | More by BDIMike
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djbulbasaur

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.6%

09-07-2012 18:45:15 | More by djbulbasaur
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mrWeaselMeister

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-07-2012 03:51:37 | More by mrWeaselMeister
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scottsayler

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

09-06-2012 21:44:08 | More by scottsayler
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nothing wrong with finding this beer available in the hotel lobby bar. Right?

Looks very nice off the pour. Nose really hits strong (at first). Flavor is robust hops. Kind of a punch in the mouth, but still allows character to show through. This is hearty and thick, and I like it. If you want hearty hop bombs, this is a good one for you.

Serving type: on-tap

09-05-2012 16:16:43 | More by RblWthACoz
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Halcyondays

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

09-05-2012 02:02:44 | More by Halcyondays
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sethmcconkey

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-04-2012 21:44:48 | More by sethmcconkey
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JonathanSuarez

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

09-04-2012 05:46:09 | More by JonathanSuarez
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jgarvis

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-04-2012 00:47:56 | More by jgarvis
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

09-03-2012 22:38:29 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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Mango

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

09-03-2012 02:34:07 | More by Mango
Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,209 ratings.