Daisy Cutter Pale Ale | Half Acre Beer Company

Daisy Cutter Pale AleDaisy Cutter Pale Ale
BA SCORE
92%
Liked This Beer
4.16 w/ 3,756 ratings
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
Ranking:
#1,327
Reviews:
879
Ratings:
3,756
Liked:
3,454
Avg:
4.16/5
pDev:
9.38%
Alströms:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
645
Gots:
713
Trade:
21
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I went to the Taste of Randolph in Chicago yesterday. Nice warm day. The beer was served cold in a can, and I poured it into a plastic cup. It poured nicely and looked wonderful; then it tasted great. This was a perfect beer for the weather and event.

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16 fl oz. can, with no apparent canned on date present. Finally acquired a four pack of this stuff from the local beer store. Don't ask me why it took two years for these beers to finally show up in my area. My first beer from Half Acre Beer Company. Expectations are great, based on this beer's current high ratings.

Poured into a Spanish Peaks Black Dog Ale pint glass.

A - Pours a lightly cloudy light orange colored body with lots of fine sediment suspended in the glass. About three big fluffy bubbly fingers of off-white foam. Leaves some moderate fat lacing behind. Looks very nice.

S - The smell is on the lighter side, but it is befitting of the style. Crisp lemon pith, citrus rinds, grapefruit, and some bready biscuit malt presence.

T - The taste is spot on for the style - lightly bitter hoppiness - lemon, grapefruit, pine, & crisp clean bready malts. Maybe some light grainy / rye sort of character on the end, with some very mild metallic presence.

M - The feel is crisp, clean, and smooth. Perfect balance of bready malt and bitter hop resins. Light-bodied with perfect carbonation.

Overall, an excellent example of what a well-done American pale ale is all about. Nothing over the top, but perfectly balanced, smooth, and nearly crushable with a moderate 5.20% abv. I am definitely looking forward to trying more from Half Acre.

Half Acre Daisy Cutter Pale Ale ---4.5/5

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Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 92% out of 100 with 3,756 ratings
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