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RATINGS: 767   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A west coast Pale Ale chock-full of dank, aromatic hops. This one’s a screamer, horde it.

Available all year long. 5.2% ABV.

A version of Daisy Cutter called Classic was bottled and conditioned with Champagne Yeast. Ratings for that beer also are placed here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (1192) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Can. Hazy dark gold with a small, off-white head that lasts and laces. Aromas of grapefruit, orange, pine, toasted malt, biscuit, light caramel and floral notes. Flavor is the same. Medium bodied, smooth with a dry end.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BucannonXC5 (1436) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Type: 16-oz. can Glass: Clear hotel snifter glass From: Malloy’s Finest Wine & Spirits in Naperville, Ill. Price: $9.99 for a 4-pack Purchased: Sept. 16, 2016 Consumed: Sept. 16, 2016 Reviewed as: American Pale Ale Misc.: Packaged on Aug. 22, 2016 Took a long time to decide what to get at Malloy’s, but finally settled on Half Acre’s Daisy Cutter Pale Ale after seeing that the 3 Floyd’s Alpha King was almost three months old. Had high hopes for this one. Poured a light amber hazy color with four fingers of rocky, creamy white head. Lots of bubbles coming from the bottom of the glass, looking like a snow globe. Looked pulpy underneath. World-class lacing. Excellent retention. (Sight - 4.50) Smelled Citra, floral, Cascade, resin, pine, lime, reminding me slightly to Sixpoint’s Resin. Also go tangerine, lemon zest and sugary nectarine. Hard to not think of this as an IPA on the smell. (Smell - 4.50) Taste was not nearly as good as the nose, getting tangerine, Citra, bitter citrus rind, orange blossom, sugary floral, light resin, citrus zest, lemon, lime and watery pine. (Taste - 3.75) Light body. Creamy texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Abrupt, bitter finish. (Feel - 4.00) This was good, but not great. I think I overrated it a smidgeon. (Overall - 4.00) 4.05 91 A-

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sharkbcr (160) - Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2016
Golden color with an ample white head. Aroma is of crystal malt with a hint of hops. Taste is slightly grassy with a clean finish. A decent pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4835) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 30, 2016
Draught pint at The Rock in Beloit, WI, August 29th. Clear pale amber verging on gold, with a thickish lasting creamy head...nose is faint lemon-piney, grows slightly more distinct with warmth to include a vague herbal character (thyme, rosemary)....barely a hint of sweetness throughout, very dry with a strong citric acidity throughout, woody, slightly resinous hops dominating the whole taste...slightly watery but decent enough body, moderate to strong carbonation. A disappointment given it’s reputation for sure; I didn’t actually even finish it, not that it was that bad, but what was the point? The Surly Todd I had before this was too sweet, this was too dry, I guess like Goldilocks I should have had a third beer that was "just right" but alas didn’t have the time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slipstream (2480) - USA - AUG 26, 2016
Draft at Good Beer. Good pale ale. Fresh grains. Some pleasant sweetness in the aroma, and a little acidity. Not especially exciting but could be a good session brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (2964) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2016
16 oz can poured at home to a can glass. Glass seems half the size of the tall boy can, but it’s been proven. They are pint glasses. Amazing. Thanks to luttonm for gifting this can. Pours dense cloudy orange color with a mountain of cone foam head. Hop centered aroma, with a pleasant invitation. Mild sweet malt, juicy hops, cool, low bitter finish. With the name and illustrations, I expected a total floral bomb going on here, but it’s not the headliner here. I’d guess more of an orange peel soft bitter over a floral bitter. All adds up to be a refreshing pale, that rivals some of the hop heavy delicious pales here in the NW. If accessible, I would totally get on board with this one. Very nice beer here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
akoeninger (685) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Pale orange color. Light floral and citrus rind aroma some earthiness . Light rind, grassy, and floral hop flavor with a clean finish. Overall a clean bright pale ale. Medium body and finisb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
acearl (498) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2016
From memory, clear golden pour, white head, light medium texture, nothing really stood out, aight

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (3016) - New York, USA - AUG 4, 2016
Poured orangey draught from Marshall stack. Lots of floral up front. Some weed notes, pine and citrus quite flavorful

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (4066) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2016
Can shared. Almost clear golden with white head that leaves a thin film. Mango, passion fruit, quite some grass and bitter herbs, a bit of caramel and sweet malts. Under medium sweet and over medium bitter. Medium bodied.

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