GoneAway IPA
Half Acre Beer Company

GoneAway IPAGoneAway IPA
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From:
Half Acre Beer Company
 
Illinois, United States
Style:
American IPA
Ranked #180
ABV:
7%
Score:
93
Ranked #4,021
Avg:
4.16 | pDev: 7.69%
Reviews:
196
Ratings:
1,355
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 10, 2022
Added:
Nov 15, 2013
Wants:
  85
Gots:
  325
Formerly Heyoka IPA and Senita IPA

GoneAway is a western charged firecracker. We conjured the classics and then laid them on a bed of pale malt. This India Pale Ale shoots straight to the bitter edge before falling into a mellow haze. Deep gold and ready to travel into the distance.
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Rated: 4.28 by saymike32 from New Jersey

Sep 10, 2022
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Reviewed by cjeep from Pennsylvania

3.77/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
good stuff, worth having but no 93 by my rank.
L: Drinking from the can and it's a looker...
S: mild aroma. bit of peach and lemon.
T: a bit spicy. astringent. looking for hop flavors but it's a bit muddled. some peach and citrus rind. definite bitterness on the finish. pleasant but non descript on the front end. not really feeling it...
F: fine. nice carbonation level.
O: the more i taste it, the more it's not really working for me. hoping it works better for you...
Dec 08, 2021
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Reviewed by dano213 from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16oz can purchased from the fridge as part of a 4-pack for $11.99. Canned on 9/28/21, so this is 27 days old.

Look: Pours out a nearly clear deep gold color. There was a nice frothy one-finger off white head on the pour, that slowly receded to leave behind some nice lacing.

Smell: This smells like a super fresh West Coast IPA. A dank, peppery nose of pine resin, papaya, peach, and citrus rind. There seems to be a nice malt backbone too; I detect some caramel malts - maybe even some butterscotch. I wish that the nose was a bit more expressive, but I guess this is typical for West Coast IPAs.

Taste: I wasn't that impressed from the nose alone, but this is really crushable and delicious on the palate. The carbonation is perfect and the beer is just so well balanced with malt and hops. Up front, it is a bit peppery, slightly spicy and has notes of bread crust. The finish is dry and moderately bitter with lots of grapefruit rind and pith. I really get the chinook flavor lingering on the finish - that bitter, spicy, woody character that the chinook hop imparts so well. Another cool thing is that after the hop resin and bitterness fade from the finish, I can pick up a bit of caramel sweetness on the palate.

Feel: The mouthfeel is surprisingly light, in a good way. It just makes it so drinkable. It has just a bit of chew to it. It is also perfectly carbonated.

Overall: Another very well-made Half Acre beer. If you are looking for a classic West-Coast IPA, you can't do much better than this one. I'm lucky that this beer gets distributed here; apparently they only distribute it in-house and to the Philadelphia area.

From the website:
Chinook and Simcoe because nothing does classic like these pillars of flavor.
Two row, pale malt, Gold Pils Vienna
Sensory: Conifer Sap, Chillum Resin, Light Dank & Citrus
Oct 26, 2021
 
Rated: 4.06 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Feb 15, 2021
 
Rated: 3.82 by minterro from California

Mar 01, 2020
 
Rated: 3.94 by ChrisMon02 from Ohio

Oct 16, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by GreenBayBA from Wisconsin

Jul 14, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by iftcoach from Germany

Jul 10, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by n2492004 from Michigan

Jun 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.03 by hoponit from New York

Jun 12, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by Dduquette from Maryland

May 16, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by nrbw23 from Ohio

May 14, 2019
 
Rated: 4.16 by KensWorld from Florida

May 13, 2019
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Reviewed by ONUMello from Ohio

4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
16oz can dated 3/25/19 poured into a tulip
A: Orange with a one finger head
S: Tropical fruit, citrus, hints of pine/grass
T: Matches the nose
M: Medium-bodied with a pleasant bitterness
O: A well made, very solid West-coast IPA worth trying
May 12, 2019
 
Rated: 3.92 by WDJersey from Colorado

May 11, 2019
 
Rated: 3.53 by EdTheEdge from California

May 11, 2019
 
Rated: 3.96 by Orny18 from New York

May 11, 2019
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Rated by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

3.61/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25
At 5 weeks
May 06, 2019
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Reviewed by Beaver13 from Colorado

3.73/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
16 oz can, canned on 3/18/19. Pours slightly hazy dark gold with a medium creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet malt with fruity hops with a little resin.

The flavor is sweet earthy malt with sharp green resiny bitter hops. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, a decent IPA. A bit too sharp for me.
May 05, 2019
 
Rated: 4.21 by epercuoco from Minnesota

May 03, 2019
GoneAway IPA from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 1355 ratings