Cuda | Half Acre Beer Company

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87
very good
43 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Cuda tramples traditional ideas on German brewing. Dry hopped with Mosaic and thwarting the shackles of style, this German pale ale will urge you into its corner and caress your needs.

Added by MasterSki on 06-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
43
Reviews:
7
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
8.17%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of Egotist
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted in a snifter from draught at Firkin on July 21, 2016.

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Photo of MattMorin
3.73/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InspectorBob
3.61/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lanciloti
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.37/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 22 oz bottle. Nice light copper color with nice head. Smell was earthy. Taste a surprise, with the bitter pine flavor, not at all like a mosaic hop. Not bad, but not expected. Nice and smooth feel.

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Photo of mbmiche
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.92/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fusebuddy
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SkiBum22
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of markgugs
3.79/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Homer53
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of olafphysics
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jaycase
3.74/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkleu357
4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got a bottle during the GDDC release. Light bodied Pale Ale. Dry mouthfeel, with an interesting woody malt backbone flavor. Nice berry fruit hop taste.

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Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brewskis
4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of roostor07
3.76/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dedbeer
4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RavenForBeer
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of 312HopBomb
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is crystal clear golden color with smallish head but the sample is a bit dated so it may have been better fresh. Some spotty lacing is left behind.

Aroma consists of fruit and German hop with a sour snap.

The taste produces a slightly fruity, earthy hop flavor with nice malt balance and a long bitter finish. Nice flavor from the yeast too. Reminiscent of the Mikkeller collaboration hoppy lager. The well attenuated lager taste with fruity esters mixed in for good measure. This is a unique and tasty combination.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp. Very refreshing with a medium carbonation.

A great changeup beer and hopefully will be a repeat offering. Nice one HA.

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Photo of Farnswurth
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Cuda from Half Acre Beer Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 43 ratings.
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