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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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2,736 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,736
Reviews: 722
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 588
Gots: 315 | FT: 18
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:
Beer added by: emerge077 on 03-20-2009

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4.12/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured 16oz can into Half Acre imperial pint glass with a big fluffy 3 finger white head that took it's time to settle down. nice golden,slightly hazy color

Grreat hop aroma - citrus /pine and some biscuit/bread noticable

Taste - great balance of malt and hops. a bit of sweetness and tasty resinous flavor

mouthfeel - medium carb and body, smooth but slightly bitter finish

overall - what a great drinkable APA , i could put down a 4 pack of pint cans without a problem.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.91/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

Pours an lighter amber color with good clarity and decent head retention. Some minor legs but good overall.

The nose is hoppy. On the level of an IPA hoppy. Big citrus notes with noticeable fruity undertones. Specifically grapefruit and a touch of tangerine. Some minor yeast notes. A touch of esters and a light alcohol note. No real malt notes to back it up.

The taste is hop forward as well. Big citrus and grapefruity notes. This is accentuated by the limited body and malt presence. Would like some sweetness as the bitterness really attacks the palate and continues into the finish. Some minor caramel but limited. The bitterness also leaves a bit of an astringency to the finish as well. Some lingering hop notes but fights with the bitterness and is out of balance.

The body is limited. I would like to see more balance here. Carbonation is good. Overall a very nice hop up front character that rivals legitimate IPA's, but would like to see more balance from the bittering hops and maltiness.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy bright orange color with a finger and a half of a white head that dissipates to a nice thick lacing. Nice carbonation coming off the glass. How a pale ale should look. Smells of tons of floral notes, some resinous, dank qualities, grapefruit, a soapy quality to it, some juicy fruits like pineapple. Do get some bread and grain as well from the malt. Taste starts with some resinous, yet juicy qualities from the hops such as grapefruit, just tons of floral, almost a perfume-like flavor. Then the middle brings some balance with wheat notes, grain, and carmel. Get some qualities here that may suggest some to say it is "watered down," but I disagree. The finish is more of the prominent floral qualities of the hops, as well as some pine, grass, pineapple, grapefruit, carmel. Crisp, light body with a creamy and thin mouthfeel. This is not on the Alpha King or Zombiedust level for apa’s, but it is definitely a quality, hoppy pale ale that I would gladly have anytime I can get my hands on some.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,736 ratings.