Daisy Cutter Pale Ale | Half Acre Beer Company

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4.16/5
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3,813 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:
#1,410
Reviews:
892
Ratings:
3,813
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
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644
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738
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3.98/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. pint poured on tap at the tap room, unknown brew date, poured into a Half Acre pint glass and drank over 30 minutes

A: 3/3 - amber-orange coloration, high clarity (can both read and see through), initial rocky eggshell white head settles into subtle glass lacing; little alcohol legs

S: 8/10 - citrus and floral/grassy hop flavors predominate; little malt and alcohol aroma

T: 16/20 - on first sip on the anterior tongue; there is a subtle hop bitterness but certainly not overpowering; this develops into a complex combination of orange, marmalade and bready tastes that is balanced; dry finish; minimal alcohol flavors; no appreciable flaws

M: 4/5 - light-to-medium body; little alcohol presence; moderate hop oils coat the tongue; appropriate carbonation for style

O: 8/10 - very good pale ale that is easy drinking and enjoyable with an excellent balance of hops and malt; I think that I have been eternally spoiled by FFF's Zombie Dust because I was hoping that the hop aroma was more intense; nevertheless, this is certainly a great beer with an high price point ($5/pint at the tap room)

TOTAL - 41/50

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a golden honey with a generous merengue head.

Strong nose and very aromatic. Hoppy, malt, piney, and tropical fruits.

Not as sweet as I thought it would be. Very hoppy, pine cone and malt.

Medium body as pine tars layer on the tongue. Has a bitter weed aftertaste. Earthy finish. Aroma strong throughout.

Not as fruity as I would like but overall a well done five hopped up craft. Very straight forward pale ale with no frills except the aroma is sensational. Hop lovers dream-can't even begin to imagine what the double is like!?! On tap served at 29* F Can't Be Beat Five star

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Poured from can into tulip. Pours a slightly hazy orange with finger-and-a-half head that dissipates relatively quickly to a foamy cap.

Aroma: Citrus, grapefruit, and floral hop notes. Malt sweetness detectable. Excellent.

Taste: Follows nose with hop notes and bitterness up front, then a smooth transition to sweet, grainy malt flavors, finishing clean.

Mouthfeel: Light-to-medium bodied, light but lively carbonation.

Overall: Really delicious, really excellent pale ale. Lovely hop character, super aromatic, but also super drinkable. Not only could I spend a great deal of time simply smelling this beer, I could also drink it all day.

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Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 3,813 ratings
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