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Half Acre Ginger Twin India Red Ale

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
A nod to the hop cone & the bearded brethren, we loaded this beer with our favorites and reinforced it with a solid malt base and carmel twist.

A specialty brew. Grab it when you see it. 7% ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (3513) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2015
Bomber. Thanks to Justin. Solid nose of mixed citrus and pine, some toffee. Copper/brown color. Balanced sort of initial flavors, resiny hops, nice bit of tangy fruit before balance resumes, deep medium dark fruitiness. Medium body. Very flavorful and fairly balanced throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9405) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 5, 2015
bomber. Orange-amber with a fine, thick head. Lemony hop nose, caramel, pine. Sweet malt flavor, good hops, pine and citrus. Solid old-school IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2015
Dark cider/ruby color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, floral hops, & ginger; Flavor of slight sweet malt, caramel, spicy hops, ginger, and citrus; Finish is slightly bitter; Interesting & tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raoul_duke (240) - - MAR 28, 2015
Really interesting red appearance with a big fluffy head. Nice hoppy aroma. This is very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ARH (1118) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
On tap poured into a 5oz English tulip. The initial aroma is a roasted grain, kinda rye-like with a dry citrus peel and some toffee. The off-white head leaves a light retention as a ring around the edge of the glass and a light island of head in the middle. This sits atop a clear red-brown beer. An above average amount of layer-like lace is left down the glass. The taste is a nicely balanced medium malty sweetness and medium grainy bitterness. The medium body has lots of soft carbonation and goes down with a creamy texture. The finish is a bit of rye and a berry sweetness, and leaves behind a grainy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2014
Red amber color poured from a tap. Hoppy aroma and taste of hops like ipa. Solid beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (2838) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Another super hoppy re ale from half acre. Pours a deep red in color. Smells hoppy and has a bitter hoppy finish. Had at tap room. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (3635) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2013
9/03/2013: Half Acre Ginger Twin India Red Ale... Aroma: Sugary caramel malts. Appearance: Deep amber color; lofty light beige head. Flavor: Malty with caramel overtones; good hops - earthy, herbal; moderate bitterness. Palate: Medium-bodied; chewy texture. Overall: Very drinkable and quite good; although I enjoy the malty characteristic of a PacNW Style Red IPA, this one seems to be a touch too malty and as a result the hops get a bit lost. However, itís still quite good. 22 fl. oz. bottle shared by dirhauge. Thanks Paul! Rating #70 for this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (6675) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 22, 2013
22 ounce bottle from Binnys. Malty red ale with nice hop profile. Rich caramel. Itís been in my fridge for three weeks....but itís still tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Awktoberfest (386) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Great beer. Smooth.. Tastes high strength ... Great aroma and hop taste... This was one of the first half acre beer I had 5+ years ago and still wonderful!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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