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Galactic Double Daisy Cutter - Half Acre Beer Company

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Ratings: 457
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 304
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GbVDave on 08-19-2011

We've brewed a variant of Double Daisy Cutter we're calling Galactic Double Daisy Cutter. This version highlights Galaxy hops, a bruiser grown in Australia specifically to make palates numb. This beer insisted on being a beast. Uber-hazy and jam packed with the sticky, Galaxy hops, this beer isn't for the faint of heart.

As if pulled from the core of a distant, inhospitable planet, The Galactic Double Daisy is juicy and dank, rough and tumble and beautifully ugly. Strap on your boots and pull down some of the ooze, Galactic Double Daisy is here.
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Ratings: 457 | Reviews: 121
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4.1/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to wyatt13 for this bottle! Split with a friend. Poured into a tulip.

Pours a cloudy dark amber/orange with a rocky white head on top. Citrus notes in the aroma. Tropical mango, pineapple, tangerine. This one is dank for sure. I dig it.

Good feel. No complaints on the carbonation. Big bittering hops right at the onset, Grapefruit, mango, bitter finish. Some mild sweetness noted, but this one leans more to the bitter side of the spectrum.

Great beer. I think I prefer the regular Double Daisy as it's a bit more sweet, but this one would never be turned down.

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.32/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours an attractive orange with slight haze. Recedes to leave some lacing, head is not particularly dense.

Smells of candied grass. pineapple. apricots.

Tastes slightly dank with lots of tropical notes. Some grass notes and quite a bit of floral character. Lots of hop flavors without much observable bitterness as it is well integrated. Finishes with a huge, sticky euphoric hop note.

Medium bodied with fairly light carbonation.

Very enjoyable beer here.

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4.09/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - Clear copper color. 1 finger of light fluffy foam head that leaves behind chunky lacing.

Smell - Floral & citrus up front. Some earthy grass notes in back. Caramel malt as well.

Taste - Much like it smells. Trademark floral and citrus of Daisy Cutter but with a big and slightly bitter caramel malt body that's reminiscent of Lagunitas' Undercover Investigation Shutdown ale.

Mouthfeel - Med/heavy body, med/high carbonation, semi-dry finish.

Overall - Definitely worth a try. Glad I got a bomber of it. I'm not going to hunt down anymore of it though. Daisy Cutter by itself is pretty solid. I have no problem sticking with that. A 4-pack of that at $9.99 is a much better bang-for-the-buck than a bomber of this at the same price.

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4.65/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A -Pleasing amber with orange highlights, very appealing

S - Smell of apricots and citrus

T - All kinds citrusy/fruity apricots with a lot of hops

M - Slightly carbonated with good body

O - Galatica Double Daisy Cutter is worth the wait/effort. This beer is one of a kind and I am not a big pale ale guy. Very nice and I am just disappointed I only got two bombers.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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Galactic Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
97 out of 100 based on 457 ratings.