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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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2,681 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,681
Reviews: 711
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 584
Gots: 301 | FT: 20
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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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

16 oz. can poured into a Starr Hill pint glass. No canning date info to be found.

A - Pours a pretty standard pale ale golden orange with a finger of pure white head. Shows nearly perfect clarity, good retention, and sticky lacing.

S - Smells of powerful grapefruit and vibrant floral hops. Just a touch of biscuit malt on the back end. This smells like a beer I will probably enjoy.

T - Initial bursts of citrus on the tongue, most notably grapefruit. Alternating sensations of rose, honey, and biscuity malt. Clean grains and citrus on the finish, with slightly bitter floral linger.

M - Light-medium body with mellow carbonation. Probably the weakest aspect of the beer.

O - I typically only drink APA when I am looking for a session beer, not when I will sit down an review. This one caught my attention because of the tall can and good reviews. I was impressed with the flavor this one had in a low gravity offering. Big floral hops and citrus notes are perfectly complimented by the subtle biscuit/cracker malts. Next time I am in need of an outdoor sessionable beer with loads of flavor, this is where I will turn. Highly recommended.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.9/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,681 ratings.