Double Daisy Cutter | Half Acre Beer Company

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93
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960 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:
960
Reviews:
221
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
8.55%
 
 
Wants:
507
Gots:
111
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 960 |  Reviews: 221
Photo of littlestevie14
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of blackcompg
4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
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 +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mschrei
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
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 -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kojevergas
3.65/5  rDev -13.3%
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 +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cp45
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLapadura
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vivs85
4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheFightfan1
4.39/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WheelsPSU
4.26/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of larryi86
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

That kind you Ri0 for this
16 oz can, dated 2/22/17, poured into a tulip

A- A clear golden amber with a two finger white head

S- Citrus, some tropical fruits, caramel malts, sweet oranges, piney, slightly floral.

T- Tropical fruits, some mangos and guava, citrus, some hints of malt sweetness, finish is fairly dank and pine.

S- Smooth, medium body

O- A solid DIPA, worth seeking out.

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

16 oz can poured into a shaped IPA glass.

Appearance
Golden blonde. 1 finger of loose white head. Slightly hazy. Moderate carbonation.

Nose
Pineapple, dank, wintergreen, pine sap, mango, candied orange, and honey.

Taste
Extremely dank. Pine sap and wintergreen. Ripened mango, pineapple juice, and candied tangerine. A light honey maltiness supports the onslaught of hops.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, smooth, oily, and juicy with a light bitterness.

Overall
Take Daisy Cutter, times it by 2. Perfect!

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Photo of VonZipper
4.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vikingpillager
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is truly a world-class DIPA. Half Acre killed the hop/malt balance and effectively hides the hot 8% ABV without over-flavoring the beer. Hate the price (4-pack for $14) but love the beer!

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

Photo of BSiegs
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Amber orange in color, mostly opaque. Bright white foam with solid retention. Aroma is big, classic hop profile. Pine, resin, citrus, some tropical fruit, slightly grassy/floral. The taste follows exactly with big pine and resin. The same notes of tropical fruit, grass, and floral also dance in the background. Body is medium with a moderate carbonation, with a dry and bitter finish. A big, classic DIPA. Quite good.

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Photo of Dankacheese
4.12/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Honey color appearance, pine and lemon nose, same for taste with some honey and stickiness mouthfeel. Not a crazy delicious upgrade on daisy cutter but an upgrade nonetheless. Solid and very drinkable offering from Half Acre. Not sure I'll snag too much more in the future with its $15 4pack price tag.

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Photo of akk14
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tubeman
4.34/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of schuler
4.7/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of smi69
3.98/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jp199763
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
4.21 out of 5 based on 960 ratings.
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