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Canyon Of Heroes - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.56%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Again, our side has been slit and although we clutch to keep them in, the bitter juices of an ancient elixir gush to the floor.

As it's written, the dark, long and narrow Canyon calls to many. Men carry the light into darkness, and while most fall forever into the shadows, a fine few walk tall through the Canyon and live as Heroes.

Canyon Of Heroes India Pale Ale is our task and your courage.

Barely contained by its surroundings, Canyon Of Heroes screams at your senses and pushes into you with the grace of a blade.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-08-2013)
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BRami127

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-05-2014 14:08:21 | More by BRami127
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gmendez1122

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-10-2014 20:58:46 | More by gmendez1122
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Jbsrv33


2/5  rDev -48.3%

02-06-2014 17:06:32 | More by Jbsrv33
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-31-2014 23:23:59 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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Christopher0331

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

10-03-2013 15:18:18 | More by Christopher0331
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T-Leb

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.4%

09-24-2013 20:49:45 | More by T-Leb
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ms333

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

09-21-2013 11:31:14 | More by ms333
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ystazi

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

09-20-2013 23:09:31 | More by ystazi
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cestlavie

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

09-19-2013 01:23:54 | More by cestlavie
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imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

08-24-2013 20:51:25 | More by imperialking
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dohm179

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

08-21-2013 23:54:22 | More by dohm179
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-20-2013 21:38:05 | More by Canada_Dan
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-18-2013 17:26:52 | More by cfrances33
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beernads

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-05-2013 09:40:04 | More by beernads
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev +0.8%

Served in a large wine glass.

This thing just sounds like a strangely-named stage of a cheap RPG. Regardless, it pours a mostly clear sunrise straw-amber topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises light leek, funky lemon zest, lightly-misty greens, and some very light sweet biscuit in the background. The taste brings in more of the same, with a dearth of leek (thankfully) and an emphasis on the greenery over all else. It works here. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a very nice IPA, better than the other, more half-hearted offerings from Half Acre lately (all my opinion, clearly).

05-27-2013 21:33:58 | More by TMoney2591
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ZombieJester

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-10-2013 04:55:28 | More by ZombieJester
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-22-2013 21:56:25 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- This beer has a hazy aged orange body with a lumpy beige thin head and bubbles that pop off at the base.

S- The dry papery green hops have a bigger juicy orange hop aroma in the finish.

T- The fruity and citrus pith hops are supported by some nice malt notes that add a bit of sweetness in the finish. There is an orange rind hop pungency that lingers in the aftertaste and grows a bit along with the sweetness as it opens.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a crisp fizz and no alcohol heat.

O- This beer has a fresh crisp hop flavor with good malt support. A nice solid IPA that is big but very drinkable.

04-09-2013 15:28:03 | More by rhoadsrage
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RTrain12

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-05-2013 22:17:41 | More by RTrain12
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-31-2013 01:02:10 | More by brandoman63
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timc100

Illinois

4.16/5  rDev +7.5%

Great offering from half acre - fresh bottle from brewery.

A: Gorgeous opaque bright orange/yellow - like grapefruit juice. Nice foamy white head, does not quite coat the glass entirely.

S: Really nice - very interesting blend of tropical hop nuances. Big sweet orange, mango and grapefruit, some pineapple astringency. Some malty breadiness. Not very powerful, but really nice.

T: Considering the tropical sweet aromatics it is surprisingly bitter, in a great way. Less complex than the nose - bitter grapefruit, orange zest, slight pine and resin.

P: Smooth, medium body.

O: Really surprised - one of the more interesting single IPA's I've had. There isn't any in there, but I sense galaxy hops, which is always a good thing.

03-30-2013 22:38:30 | More by timc100
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tbergsli

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16%

03-29-2013 02:35:08 | More by tbergsli
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-26-2013 22:54:44 | More by HumanParaquat
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -16%

A - Hazy golden brown with small white head

S - Orange with light zest to it. Light pine and slight orange juice.

T - Bitter pine up front with light grapefruit and orange with light orange soda. Slight earthy and floral component to it

M - Slight carbonation. Body is slightly watery and light

O - Decent IPA overall. Worth a try but not their best offering

03-26-2013 00:38:25 | More by jeonseh
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hagbergl

Maryland

3.81/5  rDev -1.6%

Bought a 22 oz. bomber at the liquor store in Kimbark Plaza in Hyde Park, Chicago. Served in my Firestone Walker tulip

Appearance (3.75/5): Unfiltered goodness. It's opaque orange with a small one finger head of white foam. I would have expected a bit more head in a middle-of-the-road ABV beer like Canyon of Heroes. Oh well, can't have everything. This is still a good looking beer.

Smell (3.75/5): Pineapple and tropical fruit hops in the nose, with a little earthy spice kick to it. As with all of Half Acre's hopped up offerings, there is something unusual going on with the hop profile that is instantly recognizable from nose.

Taste (4/5): Complex hop attack. Floral and grassy up front, progressively more bitter as it goes down; strong pine and pink grapefruit citrus flavors in the back. Has a malt sweetness underlying the hops similar to Daisy Cutter that compliments the tropical and citrus fruit hop flavors but cuts the bitterness. Personally, I would have liked a little more aggressive bitterness.

Mouthfeel (3.25/5): A lighter mouthfeel, a little lacking in terms of body and carbonation, though (medium-low carbonation). I really enjoy the smoothness, but the mouthfeel is not as solid on this as other beers I've had by Half Acre.

Overall (3.75/5): This is a very decent beer by the good folks at Half Acre, but it's not nearly as good as some of their other seasonal releases, like Double Daisy Cutter. Nice tropical fruit and citrus flavors pervade this beer, but its achilles heel is the mouthfeel, which I think is undercarbonated. Maybe next time that'll be tightened up. Let's hope so. This beer has potential with its interesting hop profile and nice malt bill.

03-25-2013 18:27:24 | More by hagbergl
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Canyon Of Heroes from Half Acre Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.