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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Space, an India Pale Ale that we brewed a version of before, but under the name Daly Double. This beer is a tribute to a friend that passed away last year. Space was his nickname as a young man and this beer will be a regular offering at our brewery only; our way of keeping him a regular.

It’s with great honor and sadness that we announce an upcoming special release beer. We’re brewing The Daly Double, an India Pale Ale brewed in memoriam of a friend of Half Acre Beer Co.Terry Daly passed away suddenly after spending a lot of time at our brewery over the last few years. Terry was a fan of music, geometry, his two Huskies, Moon & Luna, and amply hopped craft beer. We’re pretty sure that Terry was the foremost consumer of Daisy Cutter Pale Ale. Terry began popping in to buy sixtels of Daisy and before long he stopped by almost everyday just to chew the fat. After a while, he had the authority to walk back into the brewery and go into the cold room to reserve himself kegs and manage his own kegerator inventory for his home Daisy Cutter supply. Being a bright dude, we put him to work wiring things or lending a hand doing whatever needed to be done. He’d turn others on to our beer and took pride in his connection to our brewery. All good breweries acquire people. These people become the larger body that is the meat of your brewing company. Not the tanks or the beers, but the heart of what we do. It has a pulse of its own and its one of the best things about brewing beer for a living. The Daly Double is for Terry and all the other folks that give breweries life . To Terry, Huzzah!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jzzbassman (1516) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Draft at Taste the Rarity A standout of the midwest tent for me.....hoping this is it as the placard said "Spaceman"....from the descriptions this seems like it. Pours orange with a nice white head. Aroma of tropical fruit hops. Flavor is resinous hoppy, great mouthfeel from low carbonation, very good IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (2042) - Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2014 Tap @ Half Acre: Deep, rich, burnt copper with 99% opacity. Almost brown. Dark for an IPA, methinks. Soapy, gray-tinted collar & foam. Aroma with a huge pungency of grapefruity & citric hops, juicy as hell with some grassy tones in the back adding a touch of bitterness. Lots of sweet, toasted, & lightly caramelized malt, too. Taste is full of grass & "wet" hops with an apparent dankness all around. Bitter fruit. Grapefruit pith, orange rind, outlined with pine needles, all soaking in a bath of moderately sweet caramel drizzle. Candied citrus finish, backed up with some fading, peppery pines. I normally do not care for sweeter or more caramel malt-heavy IPAs but this one was done exceptionally well. The malt was effective but not overpowering, & at the end of the day, it still tasted like an IPA. Yum!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2664) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2014
Tap. Pours hazy amber with an average, lacing off-white head. Aroma of citrus fruits, pine and caramel. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry and nice bitter. Medium bodied, oily textuere and soft carb. A very nice IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11238) - DENMARK - JUN 9, 2014
Tap. Hazy orange with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, caramel and citrus. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, caramel, citrus, bitter, little sweet and grapefruit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (6106) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2014
[4/30/14] Draught at Mikkeller Bar in Copenhagen. Amber-colored. Lovely hoppy tropical fruits aroma with some pine needles. Rather dry flavor full of fruity and piney hops and a nice bitterness. Medium-bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7141) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2014
Draught. Low and quickly disappearing light brown head. Black body. Fruity hoppy malt aroma and flavor with a heavy shot of alcohol. Low carbonation. Long bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (3492) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2014
Draught sample at the Mikkeller Bar in Copenhagen. Pours orange to red with a small head, aroma of piney hops and malt, flavor is hoppy with pine, lemon, dry and fresh, medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Fellini (459) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Draft at half acre taproom. Pours a clear light amber copper color with a thin off-white to light tan head. Aroma is fleshy fruit hops, a bit astringent. Flavor is moderately bitter with a decent fruity sweetness. Light to medium in body with a lingering mild bitter sweet. Not too bad.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8202) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar (Viktoriagade), shared with Skinnyviking. Filmy layer at the top of a hazy apricot coloured body. Citrus and pumpkin on the nose. Caramel malts and half-dry fruity taste. Pine-like bitterness to the finish. Soft in the mouth. Just alright American IPA (Copenhagen 30.04.2014).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2014
30th April 2014
Mikkeller Vik. Keg. Thanks to the Swedish drinking team. Light haze, gold beer. Small white head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Light dry pale malt. Good fresh piney hops, turning slightly minty. Touch of citrus underneath. Little hop spice. Light dry finish. Nice hops here, just a tad dry.


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