Vallejo | Half Acre Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company
Illinois, United States
halfacrebeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An India Pale Ale we brewed with coastal spirit. This hop crasher sharply dives into the very deep waters of bitter beers.

Added by MasterSki on 10-04-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
745
Reviews:
93
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
7.26%
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
171
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 745 |  Reviews: 93
Photo of luke12345
4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheHopsman
4.36/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sparky44
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Billolick
4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From a tall can...it does have some dating on the bottom, but its unreadable/smudged

Pours quite light, near golden, medium hazed, near white head, not large, but lasting nicely and leaving fine and scattered lace and low sheeting on the glass.

Muted but complex nose with some resins, fruit and a background of hop dust.

This a fresh tasting, complex and quite enjoyable IPA from Chicago's H.A....follows the nose with a variety of hop notes, resins, and fresh tropical fruit...delicious and well worth a try or two

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RobinLee
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gambyt20
3.8/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dharmelink
4.49/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MarkJP6
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DCgolfpro
3.87/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MaxOhle
3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jjohns23
4.84/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Wardt16
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eric_T_07
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timfromthemainland
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Harrison8
4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours yellow with a little hazy-fog to it. Head foams up to two fingers in height and white in color. Fair retention with a few rings of lacing left behind. Aroma is grapefruit, grapes, resin, with a little bit of pine. Like a small forest next to the ocean. Flavor profile is very tame, with notes of grapefruit, papaya, grapes, resin, and a bittering finish of pine and resin. While it opens smooth and steady with a small note of hop bitterness, the finish is decidedly more bitter, with a long lingering pine hop note. Mouth feel is medium in thickness, with a crisp, smooth feel. Overall, between the nuanced flavor profile, lively aroma, and crisp feel, it's a decidedly easy drinkin' IPA that still provides a quality dose of hops on even the most blisteringly hot days without feeling like goo.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of vikingpillager
4.41/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pretty big fan of this IPA. Love the anodized can. Bought fresh last week, and this is extremely drinkable! Well-balanced but not overly malty. Great "lighter" IPA option from Half Acre!

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Photo of hoppytobehere
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz tallboy dated 3/29. Beautiful can

Hops: Simcoe, Nelson Sauvin (at least that's what I found on the internet)

Had this a few years back at their taproom but this is first time having in a can. It's an outstanding example of a West Coast IPA. The Nelson works well here. Dry and moderately bitter, as soon as you put it down you want another sip.

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Photo of BoilerUpNavy
4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Drewski18
5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of D-18V
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dankacheese
4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akk14
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Vallejo from Half Acre Beer Company
4.13 out of 5 based on 745 ratings.
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