RateBeer
overall
64
98
style
Serve in Lager glass

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Half Acre Lager, the first release by Half Acre Beer Company is brewed using only water, hops, barley and yeast, making sure to respect the integrity of the brewing process and the purity of its ingredients. We chose to balance a rich malt base with a livlier hop content, encouraging a natural, vibrant taste and smell while maintaining the beer’s full body and cloudy, amber appearance. Half Acre Lager is suitable to pair with a range of cuisines and experiences during the season of your choice.

Brewed for Half Acre Brewing Company, Chicago
http://www.halfacrebeer.com


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2013
On tap at Half Acre, Pale golden color with minimal white head. Aroma is a bit of light fruit and a bit of corn, taste is floral and grain.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (1944) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 1, 2013
One of the better pale lagers I’ve ever had. Nice lively hop taste, without being an IPA. Refreshing. All pale lagers should be like this.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwm1034 (593) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Poured from growler purchased by sherm1016. Thanks. Very fine lager. Orange with white head. Pretty spicy for a lager...tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sherm1016 (1052) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Poured from a growler from Half Acre. Pours a crystal clear, light amber color with a thin white head. Aroma is light, bready, faint bitter hops. Medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, bread, nutty, some bitter pine hops, with a light bitter finish. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Enjoyed on tap at the Half Acre taproom. Served in a pint glass. A: Pours a golden amber color with a pure white head forming on the pour. It recedes slowly to a thin cap that leaves sticky sheets of lace down the glass. S: Vienna malt with light fruity hops. Some mild citrus with a lager yeast sweetness. T: Same as the nose. The Vienna malt is stronger and sweeter than the nose. Lagery yeast is present again with very light grass and fruity hops on the backend providing a touch of bitterness. M: Light bodied with a medium carbonation level. Sweet malt finish. O: Solid lager overall. Wouldn’t order this too often, but it’s very well put together. Serving type: bottle

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brian60625 (732) - Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2013
5 ounce taster at the tap room, which is labeled on the menu as having a slightly heightened 6% abv. Aroma is funky, sweet malts. Appearance is golden with white foam on top, low amount of lacing and low bubble action. My tastebuds picked up on apple, bread, and some skunk. Palate is light and a little watery. Overall, this beer feels pretty traditional and sits in tough company among all the other creative options at the tap room. It’s still nice to have it available as a taste of the brewery’s beginnings.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2012
Pours mid amber with malt notes off the start. Notes of dense grain drink quite refreshingly. For a straight up lager, this is fantastic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
envane (567) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2012
Clear orange with a white head. Grassy hop aroma. Taste is lightly sweet caramel malt with light toast and and dry spicy hop finish.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (6339) - Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2012
UPDATED: APR 12, 2012 No diacetyl, but this lager does nothing for me. Imported hops, yeast. and malt would have helped.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Newk (299) - - MAR 26, 2012
poured from growler into a pilsner glass. Pours a medium gold color very good aromas of grains, malts, and cereal. Nice balance, but lacking some depth medium bodied with good balance and a good feel. This is lacking on the middle and finish though with notes of grains and malts I was hoping for a bit better, but a very drinkable beer


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50