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Callow Knife - Half Acre Beer Company

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93
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77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.03%
Wants: 20
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
We brewed a session pale ale called Callow Knife, to join the cold spell. This beer is a malt twin to Daisy Cutter, but we dry hopped the snot out of it with Falconer and Citra hops. These are new hops to our brewery and ones we were eager to get in the tank.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 02-18-2011)
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gmendez1122

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-10-2014 20:58:31 | More by gmendez1122
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Orlando

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

11-13-2013 02:47:14 | More by Orlando
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Drucifer

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.8%

10-17-2013 14:26:39 | More by Drucifer
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jschwei

Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.7%

09-22-2013 22:14:08 | More by jschwei
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C2H5

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

09-15-2013 00:55:23 | More by C2H5
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev -19%

Draft at Bainbridge Street Barrel House in Philadelphia, PA.

Pours a hazy dark golden amber color with tangerine edges and a two finger, frothy off-white head that very slowly settles into a lasting cap/ring.  Really good retention with streaks and chunks of soapy lacing left behind.

There's a stronger malt presence in the aroma than expected with lots of caramel sweetness, toffee, rye and biscuit along with subtle earthy and citrus hop notes.  The nose is surprisingly lacking in hop character.  Subtle floral and resinous pine presence but the malt notes overpower.

Full bodied and much more complex/hoppy than the aroma suggests.  Dry bitterness up front with some resinous oils, pine needle and subtle citrus coutered by a strong malt backbone.  Lots of carmael sweetness with toffee, rye, bread and biscuit.  More dry bitterness in the finish.  Not really like a pale ale at all.  Decent hop flavor but not what I was expecting.

09-11-2013 06:56:11 | More by corby112
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Rosethoj

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

09-07-2013 21:57:50 | More by Rosethoj
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mcc1654

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

09-03-2013 18:30:07 | More by mcc1654
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eggs

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

07-30-2013 16:02:42 | More by eggs
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

07-02-2013 14:41:22 | More by thewimperoo
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

06-20-2013 21:37:46 | More by Canada_Dan
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

06-18-2013 17:26:38 | More by cfrances33
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Hoozierdaddy

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

05-24-2013 05:28:21 | More by Hoozierdaddy
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MIA4IPA

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-25-2013 16:59:06 | More by MIA4IPA
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jrhottle

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

02-22-2013 22:44:07 | More by jrhottle
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MarkFy

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

02-21-2013 14:24:37 | More by MarkFy
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.09/5  rDev -2.9%

Served on tap at Durty Nellies. Appearance is a medium to dark orange with a light haze, a bit darker than Daisy Cutter. The nose features tropical fruit hops with notes of mango and peach as well as some more citrusy fruits such as grapefruit. Still some of the grassy character that comes through in Daisy Cutter, but it seems to be absent of that nice bready malt character that rounds out daisy cutter so nicely. Taste is citrus forward with some tartness from the hops. Notes of lemon, grapefruit, and grass come through. Less tropical notes on the taste than the nose. A bit one dimensional, the one dimension is however nice. Mouthfeel is light with moderate to high carbonation. Overall, very tasty but not the same magic that Daisy Cutter provides.

02-18-2013 00:48:46 | More by homebrew311
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oldvines

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-17-2013 17:43:42 | More by oldvines
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birdsellam

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5%

02-11-2013 18:00:31 | More by birdsellam
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

02-10-2013 21:54:49 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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wyatt13

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

02-08-2013 22:33:32 | More by wyatt13
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CanisMajor

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1%

02-06-2013 22:25:35 | More by CanisMajor
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BeerOps

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

02-03-2013 14:22:16 | More by BeerOps
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dlello2

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

02-01-2013 21:31:32 | More by dlello2
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adamant1912

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

01-29-2013 19:00:03 | More by adamant1912
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Callow Knife from Half Acre Beer Company
93 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.