Galactic Double Daisy Cutter | Half Acre Beer Company

Galactic Double Daisy CutterGalactic Double Daisy Cutter
BA SCORE
4.33/5
761 Ratings
Galactic Double Daisy CutterGalactic Double 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:
We've brewed a variant of Double Daisy Cutter we're calling Galactic Double Daisy Cutter. This version highlights Galaxy hops, a bruiser grown in Australia specifically to make palates numb. This beer insisted on being a beast. Uber-hazy and jam packed with the sticky, Galaxy hops, this beer isn't for the faint of heart.

As if pulled from the core of a distant, inhospitable planet, The Galactic Double Daisy is juicy and dank, rough and tumble and beautifully ugly. Strap on your boots and pull down some of the ooze, Galactic Double Daisy is here.

Added by GbVDave on 08-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#496
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
761
pDev:
8.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
328
Gots:
83
Trade:
2
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3.81/5  rDev -12%
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4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
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Soft and juicy!

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4.06/5  rDev -6.2%
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1.67/5  rDev -61.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

16 oz can, fresh off the delivery truck, poured into a wine glass.

I read the commercial description with some humour, but it's spot on. "Inhospitable", "ugly", and "ooze" is how I would describe this beer, except I would also add "harsh", "uninviting", and "repulsive". It smelled unpleasant, and tasted awful.

It is the worst craft beer I've ever had, and the first (non-infected) craft beer that I was unable to drink. It's possible I got a bad batch, but I'm not willing to try it again.

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4.56/5  rDev +5.3%
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Deep gold in color, great clarity. Two fingers of brilliant white foam with large bubbles. Retention is good, lacing is average. Aroma is big galaxy hops. Dank, earthy, grassy, and some tropical fruit. Slightly peppery. Some cracker-like malt aroma as well. The taste follows closely, dank, earthy, notes of tropical fruit. Strong malt backbone as well. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Moderately strong bitterness on the finish, somewhat dry. Overall, an excellent offering from Half Acre.

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4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
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Galactic Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 761 ratings
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