Fully Saturated Double Daisy Cutter
Half Acre Beer Company

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From:
Half Acre Beer Company
 
Illinois, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #525
ABV:
8%
Score:
94
Ranked #2,757
Avg:
4.24 | pDev: 5.42%
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
58
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 22, 2022
Added:
Aug 05, 2018
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  7
SCORE
94
Outstanding
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Notes: Fully Saturated Double Daisy Cutter fills in the straight edges with puff paint ~ resin, cotton candy rounds and Albanese Orange Bearsicles ®.
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Rated: 4.19 by Taenim from New Jersey

Jul 22, 2022
 
Rated: 4.48 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin

Jul 04, 2022
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Got in a BIF from FBarber. 16 ounce can into IPA glass, canned on 3/23/2022. Pours turbid opaque golden orange amber color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy off white head with amazing retention, lasting cap, thick foamy lacing, and moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas and flavors of big mandarin orange juice, ruby grapefruit, peach, pear, pineapple, red apple, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, guava, blueberry, gooseberry, citrus peel/rind, wood, peppercorn, pine, wheat, bread dough, toast, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Moderate pine, citrus peel/rind, herbal, floral, woody, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Medium-plus carbonation and medium-full body; balanced creamy/bready malts, and sticky/resinous/rindy hops in the mouthfeel. Long resinous drying finish with no cloying and minimal hop astringency. Mild warmth of 8.2% and hop burn lingering after the finish. I reviewed DDC over 9 years ago in a bottle. This is clearly just a NEIPA version of the base beer, and I loved it just as much. Amazing Simcoe, Amarillo, CTZ, and Citra profile. Tons of vibrant citrus/tropical juice, with balancing dank/earthy hop flavors; and nice sized malt backbone with zero lingering sweetness from the long resinous finish. Very smooth and nicely soft feel for the ABV. Plenty of great yeast fruitiness from the Conan and London III yeasts.
Jun 09, 2022
 
Rated: 4.1 by Jdells09 from New Jersey

May 27, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by BarrelAgedG from California

May 16, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by imperialking from Illinois

Apr 25, 2022
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Reviewed by Antg8989 from New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
I really enjoyed this one. My favorite of the Daisy Cutters. Great tropical, creme Brulee Aroma. Taste is tropical fruits and various citrus with a minimally, but noticeable, spicy kick. Feel is soft and smooth with medium light carbonation. Overall, a very good double ipa.
Apr 19, 2022
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

4.37/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
16oz can. Poured out a slightly cloudy, golden yellow color with a small, off-white head of foam. It left sudsy sheets of lace on the glass. It smelled of pineapple, orange, mango and sweet caramel. Sweet tropical fruit taste with toasted caramel, piney and some spicy hops.
Apr 13, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by jera1350 from Minnesota

Mar 26, 2022
 
Rated: 4.19 by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

Feb 11, 2022
 
Rated: 4.21 by Pablo35 from Pennsylvania

Sep 04, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by Chris7482 from Illinois

Aug 28, 2021
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Reviewed by hopsputin from New Jersey

4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
a: super murky burnt orange and copper color. a touch of pale yellow as well. poured a real nice 2 finger creamy off-white head

s: loads of tropical fruit. super ripe mango, pineapple, orange, and huge note of peach. crackers, grass, and some honeydew. a touch of guava and strawberry kiwi. a bit of a bready note on the back end. smells super ripe

t: strawberry kiwi, guava, and mango upfront. passionfruit, papaya, sweet pineapple, and loads of peach. some earthy tea leaf bitterness on the sides of the tongue along with some grapefruit. i like that there is a kick of bitterness at the end of this - brings balance. there's a bit of a bready note in the backbone as well

m: super fluffy, almost chewy, medium mouthfeel. medium-low carbonation. a bit of syrupy stickiness

o: a pretty nice NEDIPA. it's not overly sweet, and has a nice balance from some bitterness at the backend. I'd buy again for sure - it's a peach bomb, and super ripe
Aug 27, 2021
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Reviewed by maximum12 from Minnesota

4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5
Anybody else remember when Daisy Cutter was the hot thing out of Chicago? I ‘member. North of a decade ago if it was a day. 16 oz. can of this…variant.

The pour might be a little more orange than the original but still: NE IPA to its hoppy roots. The nose rousingly dank, with damp grass & citrus.

Double Daisy Cutter – Fully Saturated was the solution to the 90s West Coast-East Coast battles. The initial impression is the furthest northeast that you can get with big citrus, mango, melon, papaya, make up a tropical fruit & it’s probably in there. Behind that dripping is a powerhouse West Coast IPA – piney, resinous, & bitter as a jilted RenFest wench. Or seven, there’s a lot of bitterness here. Full. The intensity makes it probably a one and done.

Someone please notify Half Acre this is 2021 & bitterness doesn’t fly here & Gotye isn’t a thing anymore. Hard-hitting & tasty, this is an excellent IPA amidst a sea of orange-tinted mediocrity.
Aug 27, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by kdown from California

Aug 11, 2021
 
Rated: 4.43 by BeerBeast from Florida

Aug 08, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by SpdKilz from Illinois

Aug 03, 2021
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Reviewed by michaelsmith11 from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Had this on tap at Freedom Brothers Pizza. you could really taste the peaches in this one. It was super juicy and thick with a nice hop bite and some bitterness on the backend. A lot different than Daisy Cutter.
Aug 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4.21 by uncleotis from Illinois

Jul 27, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by CreightonSM from New York

Jul 25, 2021
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

4.17/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: Pours a cloudy honey color with a three finger head; excellent retention and swathes of lace

Smell: Nice and dank, with papaya, melon and tangerine aromatics

Taste: Papaya and melon forward with a hint of treacle; tangerine and pine flavors emerge, bringing the dankness and considerable bitterness to the middle and the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Appropriately brewed in the middle of the country, this brew starts out as an NE IPA and runs into a freight train bringing the West Coast IPA style

Thanks, 77apm, for the opportunity
Jul 22, 2021
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Reviewed by darktronica from Indiana

4.09/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours opaque orange with a full finger of head and some lacing left behind on the glass. Big peach and florals accented by some grassy hop character. Cantaloupe and papaya on the palate. Light hop burn.
Jul 22, 2021
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Canned 6/21/21; drank 7/20/21 @ the Yarchives.

Cloudy dull orange appearance.

A rough pour yielded a huge eggshell head; strong; frothy lace.

Melon, table sugar & grapefruit flavors up front.

Soft medium mouthfeel.

Tangy grapefruit, table sugar & mild melon flavors; mild booze heat emerged as this warmed.

A bit abrasive & not really to my taste, but it's not awful.
Jul 21, 2021
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Reviewed by DavetotheB from Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
From a 16oz can dated 6/16/21 into a tulip.

Pours an opaque brownish orange with about two fingers of off-white head. Excellent retention and lacing.

Smells of pineapple, oranges, grapefruit and a hint of bubble gum(?).

Tasting citrus-orange and tangerine. Also some bitter orange peel.

Thick, wet, full-bodied mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Bitter, ever-so-slightly acidic aftertaste.

Very different than Daisy Cutter, but very good. The pink label kind of grows on you after a while.
Jul 21, 2021
 
Rated: 4.15 by Nunya from Ohio

Jul 18, 2021
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Reviewed by TMoney2591 from Illinois

3.44/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
Served from the can in a Lagunitas mason jar.

And I was just reminiscing about how top-class Daisy Cutter was back in the day. Good times. Anyway, this stuff pours a hazy sunset russet-tawny-brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises vague mixed berries, candied orange peel, light passion fruit, and a touch of menthol in the background. The taste brings in more of the same, though the hops are now mostly pith- and pine sap-forward and right up in your face from the start. Gotta say, it didn't sit all that right with me. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, this version didn't hold up for me as well as the original and other variants of the doubled version. It's not truly bad, but it leaves me rather wanting.
Jul 17, 2021
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Reviewed by Tilley4 from Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Simply incredible..

Bright and vibrant...juicy and satisfying...

Half Acre has outdone themselves with this offering...while it's hazy, it's not a hazy if that makes sense..

Nothing soft and pillowy here...big and bold without being loaded with ethanol...lots of tropical fruit flavors..

I only had one can and sure wish I had more...its absolutely delicious!
Jul 08, 2021
 
Rated: 4.48 by Jangoon24 from Illinois

Jun 08, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by mkh012 from Colorado

Jan 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Dec 28, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Dovers from Wisconsin

Oct 13, 2020
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Reviewed by arizcards from North Carolina

4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Picked up a single from the Kings Beer & Wine cooler 7-22-20 for $4.99. Canned 6-29-20; consumed 10-2-20.

Beer poured a hazy light orange with a very nice white head that has some nice hang time.

Nose is fresh stone and tropical fruit forward.

Taste follows the nose with the pale malt baseline combines nicely with a peach and mango explosion of flavor. Finishes with a nice touch of peach pit and a touch of balancing citrus rind; 5/10 on my bitterness scale.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and refreshing.

Overall a very tasty imperial IPA!
Oct 02, 2020
 
Rated: 4.2 by Allurex from Kansas

Aug 30, 2020
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Reviewed by SmashAdams from New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
I expected this beer to be a bigger version of Daisy Cutter (a beer I love for it's balance and craftsmanship). Well unfortunately this beer bears no resemblance to Daisy Cutter in anyway other than it's a beer. This is a full on hazy double IPA that is all about the tropical fruit forward hops. Tasty but ultimately not what I wanted and it should be listed as a NEIPA on this site. nb
Aug 28, 2020
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Reviewed by dsa7783 from New Jersey

4.71/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Four pack copped from Wine Rack in Millburn. Pours an extremely golden and hazy, effervescent hue with copious amounts of frothing and lace. Assertive aroma replete with notes of sugarcane and honeydew melon. Similar overall flavor profile bursting with raptures of marshmallow and pear. Good stuff. Highly recommended.
Aug 25, 2020
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Reviewed by 57md from Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a muddy light copper color with less than a finger of head. The nose has notes of overripened citrus fruits. The flavor is citrusy sweet with a dry bitter finish and a resiny finish.
Aug 18, 2020
 
Rated: 4.28 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Aug 17, 2020
 
Rated: 4.44 by Beerbom from California

Aug 16, 2020
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Reviewed by Roy_Hobbs from Connecticut

4.12/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Appearance is a glowing hazy, golden color with an inch and a half of foamy white head that exhibits very good head retention and leaves behind a healthy amount of lacing. Smell is bright and citrusy, with a nice hop aroma. Taste is interesting, with a combination of tropical notes and plenty of WC style bitterness that makes for an interesting combination. It is definitely not short on flavor, and is fairly bold / direct in its presentation (i.e. not all that many subtleties).
Aug 15, 2020
 
Rated: 3.96 by Gregf51 from Ohio

Aug 15, 2020
Fully Saturated Double Daisy Cutter from Half Acre Beer Company
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 94 ratings