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Daisy Cutter Pale Ale - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,366 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,366
Reviews: 682
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 564
Gots: 235 | FT: 14
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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BlastBeats

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +0.5%

Half Acre Beer Company -- the first brewer in Chicago to can beer.

Appearance: pours a nice coppery orange color with a fluffy, dense head that recedes into a thin layer rather quickly.

Smell: a bouquet of dank hops

Taste: there's some noticeable hop bite on initial sips, but then the citric elements emerge.. a subtle malt presence exists in the background.

Mouthfeel: properly carbonated.. the smoothness adds to its sessionability.

Overall: an exceptional, easy drinking APA. Daisy Cutter is a great "go to" beer that I ought to always have in my beer fridge.. it satiates one's hop fix quite well. I'm also glad that Half Acre decided to use 16 oz. cans; seems appropriate for this beer.

11-25-2011 08:12:32 | More by BlastBeats
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -7.9%

Pours a golden yellowish-orange color with a thick, two finger, frothy white head that slowly fades into a lasting ring. Sporadic spots of lacing left behind.

Floral hop aroma with some earthy pine, citrus rind and subtle pale malts. The citrus presence is subtle with faint hints of grapefruit and orange peel and the malt backbone gibes off some biscuit and crackery notes.

Medium bodied with resinous hop oils and a blast of bitter, earthy pine needle flavor up front that is countered by the sweet citrus and pale malt notes. Slightly spicy with some earthy grass followed by hints of pineapple, orange and grapefruit before being rounded out by the biscuity malt character. Well balanced and easy to drink with a crisp, dry finish.

11-25-2011 00:46:56 | More by corby112
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gonuts31

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Local brewery here in Chicago, IL. Love the offerings from Half Acre and can't wait to see what else is down the road from this local brewco. Who doesn't love Craft beer in Cans?!

A- Pours golden yellow, opaque with a one finger, tight bubbled head.

S- Immediately pickup on the citrus flavors in the one. Grapefruit, lemon, but with also getting some soft biscuit. Its not as strong whatsoever as the hoppy smell, but noticable.

T- Great taste. Similar to the smell and basically what I was expecting from look and smell. Bitter citrus taste lingers longer than most IPAs. This one definitely packs a punch. Love that i have 16ozs instead of the standard 12oz bottle you see most Pales offered in.

M- Smooth, refreshing. Bitterness lingers a little too long, but doesn't matter because the taste is all there.

O- For a pale ale, this packs a punch. I know from experience this is a sessionable ale, but can also leave your tongue a dry mess. If you're in Chicago, you can't pass up a Daisy Cutter.

11-24-2011 04:58:03 | More by gonuts31
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TriGuy20

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-24-2011 01:23:25 | More by TriGuy20
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-23-2011 23:07:05 | More by mdillon86
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-23-2011 01:55:45 | More by PittBeerGirl
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-22-2011 07:02:11 | More by bob727
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dpjosuns

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-22-2011 03:25:01 | More by dpjosuns
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-22-2011 03:10:41 | More by s1ckboy
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mbiang

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-22-2011 02:33:28 | More by mbiang
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-20-2011 17:12:23 | More by DoctorB2B
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monitorpop

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

11-19-2011 23:36:14 | More by monitorpop
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lloyd83

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-19-2011 20:00:04 | More by lloyd83
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-19-2011 19:18:56 | More by bpfrush
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jh1982

Nevada

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-19-2011 14:37:09 | More by jh1982
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jzmaxson27

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-19-2011 12:07:30 | More by jzmaxson27
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tony223366

California

4.22/5  rDev +1%

Thanks to jzmaxson27 for sending me this beer!

A: Straw/Golden hue. Very thick fluffy head. Although only 1 finger. There is very dramatic lacing going on though. It looks gorgeous in my half empty SA perfect pint.

S: Nice light hop aroma. Citrusy. There's certainly some light, bready malts in the back. Not huge, but nice.

T: Nice, very drinkable beer. Citrusy hops hit me right off. Some sweet pale malts balance that bitterness. Really comforting bready flavor. Then it goes back to a nice, long bitter finish.

M: Crisp mouthfeel. Medium body with some good carbonation.

O: Very, very nice drinkable beer. If this was closer to me it might just beat out mirror pond as my go to summer bbq beverage. Love it

11-19-2011 07:24:05 | More by tony223366
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JDizzle

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-19-2011 03:50:22 | More by JDizzle
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ScrimshawFan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

11-19-2011 03:35:33 | More by ScrimshawFan
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WoodBrew

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

Trying the Half Acre Daisy Cutter Pale Ale. I have read reviews and comments that declare this beer to be as good...if not better than Zombie Dust by 3Floyds....I say not even close...However, this is a tasty beer. The beer pours yellowish copper with thin white head that is lacing slightly. The smell includes grapfruit and clove with waffes of pine. The taste is bitter...slight floral notes to start followed by a grapfruity bitterness. The mouthfeel was good...lighter in body....minumal carbonation. Overall it is a decent beer....but no where near the Z Dust. Worth a try!

11-19-2011 01:11:07 | More by WoodBrew
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Orchids

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-18-2011 20:33:36 | More by Orchids
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Yulles

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-18-2011 04:21:40 | More by Yulles
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RuckusDu

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-18-2011 04:08:35 | More by RuckusDu
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brianlindman

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-18-2011 01:25:08 | More by brianlindman
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-17-2011 22:24:23 | More by thewimperoo
Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,366 ratings.