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Double Daisy Cutter - Half Acre Beer Company

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526 Ratings
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Ratings: 526
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.67%


Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Label says 8.0% abv, website says 8.5% abv

aka "Doble Cortador"

1st release: May 2010
2nd Release: December 2010
3rd Release: February 2012
4th Release : September 2012

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-20-2010)
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cosmicevan

New York

3.85/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

thank you yeahnatenelson for hooking this one up with the new half acre tulip. enjoyed for the first time together. from the batch just released.

a - cracked the bottle and filled the tulip...brew poured a hazy orange that was semi transparent (when holding to the light, i could see my hand, but that was about it...this puppy is murky). really nice white frothy and foamy head...IPAish, but whhhite. very chunky milkshake like lacing. seems like i'm in for a treat!

s - sweet citric blast with a trail off of thick sweaty piny resinous hop. without a doubt, this is the same hop bill as it's younger brother.

t - wow...super resinous. like a sweaty sticky piny explosion in my mouth. where is that wonderful sweetness from the citric blast in the nose...just drowned out by thick chunkiness. finishes with a quick slap of bitterness.

m - mouth is surprisingly watery. finish is strong bitterness that fades in my mouth fast.

o - overall, not a double ipa (not sure if it ever claimed to be)...more an imperial pale ale (even though that is I.P.A. they are vastly different). feels like a double shot of daisy cutter once it hits my mouth. that being said, daisy cutter is great on it's own and doesn't really need the double treatment...unless that is...the DOUBLE GALACTIC variety. pretty good, very glad i got a taste, but this aint no double galactic daisy cutter. it is however a richer thicker (and stronger) version of daisy cutter which will always be a winner in my book.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2012 00:14:13 | More by cosmicevan
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Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 526 ratings.