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Vallejo - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

105 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 7.77%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Vallejo, an India Pale Ale pulled from the rocky cliffs of your mind. Both Space and Vallejo are pure examples true-to-form of hop thrashers. Hoppy beers are as common as dirty socks. Some may hear the vinyl skipping, but for us hops are the meat of the rhythm that brought us to the show. Hoisting pints of seminal hop screamers from brewers turning out beers with rough tools is what holds our aim and keeps us honest. We salute refinement, but rally around the indulgence of the beast that brought us to the table. Space & Vallejo are raw, naked examples of micro built beers that stick to your ribs.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-04-2012)
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Ratings: 105 | Reviews: 13 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Kmlund
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Kmlund, May 12, 2014
Photo of Davepoolesque
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured out of bottle, nice burnt orange, sunset color. 1 finger of a super tight, bright white head. Looks really good.
Smells really dank. Lots of pine and tropical fruits. Not really detecting much malt.
Tastes much more tropical than I thought. Very nice malt backbone that really balances the beer nicely.
Finished try, really wants to me take another sip right after. Slightly under carbed, but I didn't really miss it. Medium body. Really easy drinking. Good beer.

Davepoolesque, May 12, 2014
Photo of MNPikey
3.5/5  rDev -15%

MNPikey, May 11, 2014
Photo of arlingtonjoe
4/5  rDev -2.9%

arlingtonjoe, May 11, 2014
Photo of ygtbsm94
4/5  rDev -2.9%

ygtbsm94, May 07, 2014
Photo of 77apm
4/5  rDev -2.9%

77apm, May 07, 2014
Photo of Jd2391
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Jd2391, May 07, 2014
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pale orange body. Small white head. Settles to a thin collar.

Smell - Very pungent. Heavy grapefruit. Some grassy and herbal notes. Cracker malt.

Taste - Grapefruit. More of an emphasis on the pine and herbal hops. A hint of doughy sweet malts, but again it's mostly cracker. Intensely bitter. Lingering pithy grapefruit hop flavor.

Mouthfeel - Extremely bitter. Medium body.

Overall - Well, it's advertised as brash, and it is. Harsh bitterness, but I don't mind it.

Alieniloquium, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

Norseman, May 05, 2014
Photo of Inglewood
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Inglewood, May 04, 2014
Photo of ahbithwabm
4/5  rDev -2.9%

ahbithwabm, May 04, 2014
Photo of TKEbeerman
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

TKEbeerman, May 03, 2014
Photo of larryarms847
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is very light yellow and slightly cloudy, looks more like a wheat ale.

Smell is very fruity and vibrant, greatly inviting.

After getting big whifs of fruit and hops in the nose, there is not much to speak about after that. Taste does not complement the smell of this brew. Slight citrus and dull hops, boring.

Mouthfeel is nothing to write home about, just bland.

Overall this is a tasty beverage, but not worth the $10 price tag or pain in the ass obtaining it.

larryarms847, May 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

brewskis, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Brandon_R, May 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

djtomain, May 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

IPAchris, May 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Claytonbrewsby, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

SCZ, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

brother_kenneth, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

ShanePB, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

SenorEsteban, Apr 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Diggy, Apr 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

xdtfx, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

PaulUH, Apr 24, 2014
Vallejo from Half Acre Beer Company
91 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.