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Galactic Double Daisy Cutter | Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
4.33/5
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765 Ratings
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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:
161
Ratings:
765
pDev:
8.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
328
Gots:
82
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 765 |  Reviews: 161
Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tobelerone
4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smithj4
4.17/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atone315
4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of chillin
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bdubz94
4.72/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Poured cold from a 16oz can dated 5/13/17 into an IPA glass. A wee baby at fours day old.

Yields a crystal clear light amber- dark straw color with a big three finger head. Leaves some thick gloppy lacing.

Aroma is just wow. Reminds me of a TG IPA yet creamier and slightly more subtle on the fruitiness. Lots of pineapple, orange, mango, pears, and grapefruit. Zero booze noticeable.

Taste is slightly more bitter than the nose prepared me for. Lots of aforementioned fruit with hops and malts as well.

Feel is light and creamy. Slightly dry finish. A bit watery for the ABV is my only complaint.

Overall, so very well done. Booze is so well hidden behind a lovely bouquet of fruit, hops, and malts.

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Photo of Dmbphoenix
4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of krl2112
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EMH73
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear amber color with a quickly dissipating one inch white head that left blotches of lacing. Smells of tropical fruits, some citrus, pine and malt. Tastes of pineapple, mango, bitter orange, solid malt presence, finishes moderately dry and bitter. Some onion flavor as it warms. Medium bodied, lightly carbonated, dry mouth feel.

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Photo of ddch
3.89/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of justintcoons
4.44/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can poured into a pub style pint.

Appearance
Blonde. Excellent clarity. 1 finger of loose white head.

Nose
Gooseberry, guava, mango, orange, grapefruit, dank, wintergreen, and pine sap.

Taste
Gooseberry, guava, passion fruit, peach, and mango. Dank, wintergreen, and pine sap. Candied orange and grapefruit. Honey and candy sugar maltiness.

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

Overall
The NZ hops really shine adding notes of gooseberry, guava, and wintergreen to an already astounding Double Pale Ale. It even appears to be smoother than the regular Double Daisy Cutter.

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Photo of GreenMind
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sk8sean86
4.02/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mando31
4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.52/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16oz can into a speiglau IPA glass.

Look is a slightly hazy golden amber with a head that dissipates quickly.

Aroma smells like a mango pineapple orange fruit cocktail. Delicious.

Delicious beer. More need not be said.

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Photo of wisegreensoul
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdFed
4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 1Sundown2C
3.25/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of epyon396
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wellsnb
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bnes09
3.82/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Lemon-orange color. Dense, creamy , sticky lacing. Fresh floral, grass and pine aroma. Dense biscuit malt body. Assertive, not aggressive piney, citric hop. Descent balance, sweet and malty overall. Full body. Dry finish.

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Photo of AD17
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zotzot
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Galactic Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 765 ratings
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