Double Daisy Cutter | Half Acre Beer Company

BA SCORE
93
outstanding
951 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:
951
Reviews:
218
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
8.57%
 
 
Wants:
504
Gots:
106
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 951 |  Reviews: 218
Photo of IckyT2012
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Really divine nose of soft, creamy tropical fruit - mango, papaya, watermelon... maybe even banana and coconut.

On the palate it's much the same, with the tropical notes tuned down a tad in favor of some bitter lime pith. Lingering zesty/bitter finish. Supremely soft mouthfeel that ties everything together nicely. Awesome stuff.

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Photo of songoftheeclipse
3.46/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Immortale25
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craigbelly
4.48/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Awesome colir and aroma. Medium bodied, very smooth, slightly dry finish hoppy finish that complements the slight sweetness the beer has. Perfect blend of hop bitterness and citrus.

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Photo of smithj4
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atone315
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bones10
4.27/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chrishiker1409
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AD17
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

16oz. can into a Surly teku. Shared with schen9303.

This beer looks like a masterpiece compared to the "hazies" I'm used to. Nose is citrus, pine, resin and grass. Fresh. Beer opens bark, grass and pine. A light cane sugar presence up the middle balances out the abrasive hop bitterness. Finishes a touch waxy with a nice hop bite. Body is light with moderate carbonation. Dry on the palate and dry going down but very drinkable. Especially for the ABV.

A nice hoppy break from the onslaught of NE style IPAs. I like it!

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Photo of Jason1221
4.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of T-34-85
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of whatname
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of littlestevie14
4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of blackcompg
4.47/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - pours about 2 fingers of eggshell foam, body is golden, very slight haze, retains a fairly solid cap throughout the session, nice lacing after each quaff

Smell - bright citrus and tropical notes, especially grapefruit, tangello and kiwi. some mango and papaya,excellent nose

Taste - very much like the nose, starts juicy with wonderful citrus and tropical flavors, especially grapefruit and mango, some lite peach here too, quickly bitters to citrus and grapefruit piths and some peach pit with some druness at the end, great transition from sweet to some slightly puckering bitter piths and dry stone fruits, tropical juices remain in the mouth corners

Mouthfeel - a definite medium, carb is perfect here, providing smooth scrub that allows a perfect transition from juicy to bitter and slightly dry

Overall - an excellent and flavorful double pale ale. i really like that this is not overly sweet - yet still is juicy at the onset, but not for long - the slightly bitter and dry finish is perfect, begging the next quaff. highly drinkable, delicious, and one that I highly recommend.

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Photo of Dmbphoenix
4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

My 800th rated beer. Hazy copper color with particulates. Sharp hoppy, mildly funky smell. Taste is mildly bitter hops with a sharp tang and a boozy presence. Big and bold.

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.16/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kojevergas
3.65/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

B / GOOD

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Photo of malfunxion
4.7/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cp45
4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLapadura
4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
4.2 out of 5 based on 951 ratings.
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