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RATINGS: 645   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sfontain (845) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2013
16 oz can, thanks Ryan. Lightly hazy amber-yellow; frothy white head; huge lacing. Aroma grapefruit, pineapple, musty florals, bread, pepper. Flavor is similar to aroma, and in addition there might be a hint of pine resin in here as well; finish is pretty dry. Mouthfeel is medium and closer to frothy than to fizzy. Glad that this is a well-regarded beer without being over-the-top bitter; it’s actually quite a lot better balanced and a lot less bitter than I’d expected. This is certainly no 99th percentile beer overall, but a top example in the style for sure.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (5100) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Cloudy straw/light orange color. Moderate light ecru head. Grassy citric aromas, Zesty with some mild malt scents. Nothing overly enticing, but solid. Pure green earthy citric hops flavors strike the palate. Fairly biting in feel. I Understand the American pale ale “thing”, but sometimes there is just to much of an imbalance. This certainly has the herbal, grassy, wild weed components, but there is little balance for me, Just citric, acidic, hop juice. 2/10

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (1460) - Linden, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2015
Can, kindly shared by belgbeergeek. Pours clear yellow with a decent white head. Aroma’s of tropical fruit and quite some lemon juice and zeste aromas. Nicely refreshing on a hut summer day. Very nice IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Can from Butler drank at the creek with posey. Pours yellow with a white head. Citrus. Some grapefruit nice IPA. Dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Abner (173) - Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Can. Pours a clear golden color. Smells of citrus and flowery hops, some earthiness underneath, some malts. Light bitterness. Nice hop flavor, but something about it comes across as "stale". Average carbonation, lightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fratto (2835) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2015
On tap at Portillo’s. Light, hazy pour with a big white head. Aroma is sweet fruit, floral, and grain. Taste is a little bitter, citrus, and a nice grainy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (3346) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Can at home picked up in Chicago. Pour is clear golden with a big white head and good lacing. Tropical fruits, oranges, lemon zest, biscuit, mango, grapefruity, cracker malty, doughy, and grassy aroma. Taste is orange peel, lemons, zippy, some crackers, biscuit, grapefruit, papaya, and grass with a light crisp bitter finish. Medium body with medium to soft carbonation. Well built highly sessionable APA.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
asaphelps1 (13) - - MAY 26, 2015
a classic, love that you can always get this, nice dank hops without being too much

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jhgrantjr (456) - Tennessee, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Poured from a can, pours an orangish tent, small white head. Aroma is citrus, floral, and taste is hoppy, but light. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maekchu (2726) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAY 10, 2015
Can, shared by Justin at the Craft Beer Festa Kyoto 2015. Smooth malty nose packecd with spicy hops. Light hazy medium straw color. Rich, tangy fruit, light caramel, a bit metallic in mid, great hopping all the way through. Very good balance, even at this high level of hopping.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7071) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Haven’t had one for a while, but I don’t know how it never got a score. One of the better pales around for sure. Big nose of citrus and grass and flowers with a Similar flavor all in a refreshing package.


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