Double Daisy Cutter | Half Acre Beer Company

BA SCORE
93
outstanding
946 Ratings
Double Daisy CutterDouble Daisy Cutter
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double Daisy Cutter is a monster version of the original Daisy Cutter Pale Ale. A heftier grain bill amps up the weight and double dry hopping insures there's enough hops to recede your gums.

Added by emerge077 on 05-20-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
946
Reviews:
217
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
8.57%
 
 
Wants:
505
Gots:
105
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 946 |  Reviews: 217
Photo of Harrison8
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a fiery orange with just a hint of fog to it. Head foams up quickly, and maintained around a finger of height after a easy second half of the pour. Great lacing. Aroma is a hoppy delight with notes of citrus, tangerine, and biscuit malts. Flavor profile is hops through and through. Hop notes come by way of citrus, tangerine, and orange. Biscuit and light bread malts keep the hops ground and balanced. Hops are lively enough that this could be considered more of an IPA, but a tasty one at that. Mouth feel is medium in thickness with a good slightly grainy consistency. Overall, a flavorful IPA with plenty of tasty hop qualities and no bitterness.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of scottfrie
3.8/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

16oz can into imperial pint glass. Can dated 2/23/17.

A: Pours a deep burnt golden with a finger of soft off-white head that collapsed into fuzzy, thin, but long lasting film that left a network of soapy lace down the glass.
S: Sweet juicy notes of tropical fruits, resinous hop oils, and bready, toasted malt.
T: Sweet and sugary ambiguous tropical fruit hops mixed with juicy citrus. Leafy, resinous, bitterness in the finish with malty notes of bread crust and earthy spice lingering in the aftertaste.
M: Medium-full body with a greasy and slick mouthfeel and a solid bitter punch. Carbonation is soft and smooth.
O: Bitter, resinous, and sweet, with a toasty malt backbone. A little rough around the edges, but solid nonetheless.

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Photo of szmnnl99
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hop_God
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Deep orange- bright glowing hue- hints of neon yellow- round white head

S: guava, resin, melon, mango peel, citrus pith, subtle pine. Ripe tropical fruits

T: more bitter than nose suggests. Mango peel. citrus zest, resin, sap, tropical notes, fresh melon

F: smooth medium body but nice crisp. great aftertaste

O: awesome- balanced and flavorful

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Photo of The_Snow_Bird
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a nice clear golden color with a large white head on top. Has a very hoppy smell to it along with some citrus as well. Taste is hoppy and very crisp.

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Photo of rcolemany
5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Bum4ever
4.44/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From a can with a date of 2/23/17

L: dark yellow almost orange with a good sized white head.
S: hops and more hops. Followed by some citrus.
T: hops up front with a smooth aftertaste, good solid flavor.
F: solid thick and dry DIPA feel.
O: really good DIPA. Right balance of everything.

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Photo of Gambyt20
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of hendryxdp
4.32/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of A_Rad
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ri0
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured 16oz can into snifter. Regular Daisy Cutter was pretty good, so I wondered how much I would enjoy this? Bright and hazy orange colored with a fat 3 finger foamy head. Retention is great and there is sufficient lacing. Nice floral and tropical, citrus hop notes. I get unsweetened orange, grapefruit, and unripe mango. There is bitterness, but more of a pith bitterness. Some caramel and honey sweetness round it off. Big grapefruit and tangerine, with mangos, passion fruit and other tropical flavors. Malts of caramel and honey are in the middle to balance this out. Finish is more of the citrus bitter. Good carbonation, medium bodied with a slick feel. This seemed more like a ramped up version of Daisy Cutter, which I think is awesome.

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Photo of hobojungle
3.9/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZEB89
4.41/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of waddellc2
3.25/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mmoriarty
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Pony Bar Hell's Kitchen. This was a nice surprise on the tap list - I am a big fan of Daisy Cutter and have been wanting to try Double Daisy Cutter for a while. Flavor profile is very similar to Daisy Cutter. Although I think I like the double slightly more than the regular pale ale, I would probably opt for the regular because of the lower ABV.

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Photo of drstalker
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerMama2014
4.94/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of fosters9
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgarvis
4.65/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Slatetank
4.32/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I tried this on tap at Hunger N Thirst, enjoyed chilled from a snifter.

The color is golden with slight peachy hue and thick white head with fine bead, lace clings. The smell is very aromatic with hop aromas that are mostly tropical/citrus with grapefruit in the smell with mild herbal element. The feel is great, moderately high in bitterness and resinous texture with subtle malt sweetness low alcohol in the feel with a mostly dry finish.

The taste is great with the majority of the flavor coming from the hops yet a slight malt sweetness is there to support the bitterness and keep from being completely unbalanced yet the taste of citrus/herbal hops is robust in this. I really enjoyed this and could in consecutive samples easily -a great Imperial IPA

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Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
4.2 out of 5 based on 946 ratings.
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