Galactic Double Daisy Cutter | Half Acre Beer Company

Galactic Double Daisy CutterGalactic Double Daisy Cutter
BA SCORE
96.4%
Liked This Beer
4.34 w/ 760 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:
#461
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
760
Liked:
733
Avg:
4.34/5
pDev:
8.29%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
327
Gots:
83
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 760 |  Reviews: 159
Photo of Dharmelink
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ZEB89
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sabtos
4.04/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Glowing orange-amber with a moderate off-white foam.

I'm getting floral notes with lemon, and bittersweet orange rind with tart gummy bears, cannabis, and grass, finishing with a dry chew.

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Photo of Vivs85
4.27/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of themegamancave
4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sludgegnome
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of GinjaSlice
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of J_Mueller
4.02/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aleigator
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly clouded golden-amber color with a bubbly big head.

Smell is defined by weedy, honeyed water melon, certainly showing a well developed malt backbone, but also a unique, intriguing hoppiness. Blueberries, a hint of lemon zest, wet leaves and white bread dough with a nice weed resin atop form the nose on this.

Soft, fuller bodied, sweet, effervescent with a dry bite - well composed and ever changing on the palate.

A velvet mouthfeel brings malts, ice bonbon, blueberries and a melon dankness to the palate, coated by well nuanced rock sugars. Develops a subtle dry bite onwards from mid palate, a note of lime pulp, more melon, grass and a well nuanced, doughy maltiness. Finishes as soft as it began, with a tongue tingling hop impact, soothed by cakey malts.

Versatile, with a well developed flavor profile, which at the same time drinks astonishing easy. Not entirely relying on the hops, since this unfolds a well working malt backbone, from which the hops benefit throughout.

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Photo of Jamison85
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JeffSK
4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of anteatr23
3.67/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lloydboss
4.37/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2017 batch from a tallboy can

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Photo of Danmullens1
4.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Angerhaus
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wafers
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crow
3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tobelerone
4.27/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smithj4
4.17/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atone315
4.59/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of chillin
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Galactic Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 96.4% out of 100 with 760 ratings
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