Daisy Cutter Pale Ale | Half Acre Beer Company

Daisy Cutter Pale AleDaisy Cutter Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.16/5
3,771 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:
#1,338
Reviews:
882
Ratings:
3,771
pDev:
9.62%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
644
Gots:
716
Trade:
21
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,771 |  Reviews: 882
Photo of StonewallSipper
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thebeers
3.86/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy yellow gold with a large white head. Smells of cut grass and pine resin. The aroma carries over to the taste, with a little citrus, too. There's some slight malt presence and a fair amount of bitterness, but it still has a touch of that wateriness found in the middle of many "juicy" IPAs. It's less pronounced here, and it's with grass and pine flavors instead of tropical ones, but it is still there. The mouthfeel is pretty normal for the style. Overall, a solid APA, although I would have liked a bit more malt or hops in the middle of the palate.

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Photo of mcrawford
4.46/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dvmin98
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Andrewwirtz
3.61/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eddie_Kobane
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wdberkley
4.56/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is what a Pale Ale should be. Citrus, Tropical Fruits, slight touch of hops, sweet caramel malt. A little thin in the mouth with the right carbonation.

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Photo of Furley80
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Martelljw2
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sensei04
4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ryannel24
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Devman171
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vicinandp
4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JLaw55
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A really nice slightly bitter Pale Ale. Reminds me a bit of SNPA, but with a less piney flavor profile. Citrus seems to be a bit more prominent here instead of the pine. Would be very easy to buy a 6 pack of these for a Friday night.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: Yes

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Photo of Ri0
3.89/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

poured 16oz can into snifter. A nice golden apricot color with a 2.5 finger foamy white head. Awesome retention and lacing on the glass. Aromas of wet, resinous, dank hops and some sweet caramel malts. A good amount of citrus and pine kick it off, followed by some light grapefruit; layers of bready and caramel malts. A nice light, but sticky feel that drys as it goes down. Easy drinking and very flavorful APA for any day!

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

Was slightly let down by such a highly rated pale. The nose is quite nice, with aromatic citrus, almost lemon notes jumping out of the can. The taste does follow, but a bit subdued from what I was expecting. A nice little bit of hoppy citrus, a little bit of pine, with an easy finish. Nice smooth mouth feel, basically zero residual bitterness. A nice lawn mower beer, hoping that's the reference in the title.

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

Photo of jsf14
3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of trevorpost
3.71/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy orangey golden color. Smell is thin citrus maybe a hint of malt. Flavor is bitter citrus with a bit of resin and malt sweetness. Decent beer but a bit thin and over bitter.

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Photo of Vivs85
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of citizencane
3.54/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Redoing the whole damn review.

Look is orange with decent head.

Smell is malt and mild citrus.

Taste is malt and honeydew or cantaloupe.

Mouthfeel is crisp and dry but slightly refreshing. Solidly average. Not sure what the fuss is about.

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

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
3.99/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Boone757
4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Daisy Cutter Pale Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 3,771 ratings
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