Daisy Cutter Pale Ale | Half Acre Beer Company

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Daisy Cutter Pale AleDaisy Cutter Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company
Illinois, United States
halfacrebeer.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A west coast Pale Ale chock-full of dank, aromatic hops. This one's a screamer, hoard it.

Added by emerge077 on 03-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,756
Reviews:
879
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
9.35%
 
 
Wants:
645
Gots:
713
For Trade:
21
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Ratings: 3,756 |  Reviews: 879
Photo of thampel09
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottspencer
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MJSFS
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TargaFlorio
4.02/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hanuswalrus
4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Balance is the key here. This beer has hops and it has malt. Hops slightly more than malt. But both are present and put together in a proper manner. The can I have poured is dated 8/23/17... "Dear Diary" is printed by the date. They are opening their new location very soon and I'm pumped.

This beer is extremely agreeable. The amount of crystal/caramel malt in the beer finds a perfect meeting point with the BUs. Hop flavors are floral, citrus and a bit of grass. A Chicago classic.

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Photo of porters4life
4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LostHighway
3.87/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HamdenHector
3.89/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A: crystal clear; deep gold in color; 1 finger ivory head that receded to a wispy cap; nice lacing;

S: floral, grapefruit, and orange;

T: mostly floral until the aftertaste, which added some orange; mild to moderate bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; dry finish;

O: very enjoyable;

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Photo of wmcgar01
3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lambdon
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CasualRodness
5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sd123
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HermitDan
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Drhall36
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of haines710
4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

First time seeing this picked up a 4 pack of 16 oz cans. Nice looking can and thought I would like it. I was right. Very nice beer. Pours a muted yellow orange with a nice head. Good lacing and smell and taste are good balance of cities and malt and hops. I enjoyed the bitterness and thought it had a perfect mix. Glad I have three more.

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Photo of donspublic
4.17/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from can into tulip, nice 2 finger cream colored soapy head, good retention and lacing. Light amberish golden in the glass, crystal clear to look at. Smells of caramel, pine and grapefruit. Taste is true to the nose, some caramel sweetness on the front to go with the pine, the grapefruit shows up in the middle and finishes with a nice dry bitterness. West coast all the way. Nice mouthfeel for 5.2%, great drinking beer.

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Photo of kjsnell
3.29/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Just had this after drinking a Green Line. Not noticeably better. A rather run of the mill pale ale. Are Chicago beers just boring?

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Photo of monty79_1997
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Raziel313
4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kuhndog
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Blackop555
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours golden orange. Foamy, medium, off-white head that lasts a while with good lacing.

Smells orange, Citrus, floral, light malt and Lemony hints.

Taste floral, citrus peel and light orange. This is quite drying. Citrus peel and light herbal finish with lingering Citrus and toasted malt. Lighter medium body and fizzy medium carbonation.

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Photo of bankboy66
3.47/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gatch
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewery on the way to the Cubs game. Solid pale. Dark and malty but plenty of hops to satisfy. It's nice to find a malty balanced PA with so many hop bombs these days. Nothing like drinking it fresh at the brewery!

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Photo of SmashAdams
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was excited to try this and it's definitely a solid pale ale but I expected more. It has some unique characteristics. The smell is herbal and lightly floral hops over a slightly toasty malt background. The taste follows. I overpaid for this but I'd buy it again at the right price. yb

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Photo of Chvck1
5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
4.17 out of 5 based on 3,756 ratings.
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