Daisy Cutter Pale Ale | Half Acre Beer Company

Daisy Cutter Pale AleDaisy Cutter Pale Ale
BA SCORE
92%
Liked This Beer
4.16 w/ 3,758 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:
#1,332
Reviews:
879
Ratings:
3,758
Liked:
3,456
Avg:
4.16/5
pDev:
9.38%
Alströms:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
645
Gots:
715
Trade:
21
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,758 |  Reviews: 879
Photo of HardyA
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BellsFan
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ahyeahelizabeth
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dflo32
4.12/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Harrison8
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a peachy orange with just a thin layer of hazy-fog to it. Head foams up to two and a half fingers, and white in color. Good retention, with a few patches of lacing left behind. Aroma is lemongrass, peaches, oranges, with a hint of biscuit malts. Biscuit malts become more apparent in the flavor profile, with an additional bready malt note hitting at the finish of the beer. Other notes are orange, peach, and lemongrass. Mouth feel is smooth, and easy-going. It has a little presence to it with a medium thickness. Overall, a flavorful pale ale that doesn't suffocate the tongue in hops, or is really an IPA in disguise. It's smooth, and easy to drink, with a nice presence.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 16oz can.

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Photo of ledouge
3.55/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of braican
3.52/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.65/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buzzy
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of guild337
4.79/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerGuy8315
4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sachie23
4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of trmiller24
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bdubz94
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can dated 3/21/17--two months on it. Trying to find some fresher cans...

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a two finger head. Head dissipates somewhat quickly leaving nice lacing.

Very hoppy, fruity, and flowery aroma. Definite grass, mango, pineapple, some citrus. A very nice smell-- just a bit faint.

Taste has a lot more citrus than the nose-- orange, grapefruit and some mango in there as well. A nice hops bite that lingers. Some malty character.

Pretty light body. Easy drinking, slightly watery but can't expect too much for 5.2% ABV. Moderate carbonation.

Overall, a pleasant, hop forward, very drinkable APA. I must admit I prefer Galactic Double Daisy Cutter but this is a great single pale ale for when this beer's big brother isn't around.

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Photo of vabeerguy
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of c014572
3.18/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.92/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gawz
3.83/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.98/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours semi transparent yellow with nice fluffy white head. Sticky lacing all around the glass.

Aroma - Very light tropical aroma, orange, mango with a touch of grassy floral notes.

Taste - Very good pale ale, slightly more floral on the taste than tropical but still some orange/grapefruit flavors. A slight biscuit/malt finish.

Feel - Light bodied refreshing just a touch of hop bite.

Overall - A really well done pale ale, great flavors and easy drinking.

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Photo of GoffmanvsDuffman
3.69/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mitch3114
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Currently the best pale ale I've had. I haven't had a lot. My roommate passed it off to me. I surprisingly liked it a lot. With all the options out there, I WOULD BUY THIS. Another thing I don't usually do is drink straight from the can or bottle, but I drank this one straight from the can.

As this warms up and aerates, it loses carbonation quite fast and isn't nearly as good.

The beer is crisp floral and tasty. Great for a hot day or after a long day at work while winding down.

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Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Egotist
4.74/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of N1Nkasi
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 92% out of 100 with 3,758 ratings
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