AWISLguy (915) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 27, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the source. Pours a golden orange with an off-white head with nice retention. Aroma has all citra hops; fresh fruits and citrus. Lovely! Taste is of fresh fruit, grapefruit, pine and a surprisingly solid sweet caramel malt presence. Medium bodied and quite sticky. Finishes to the bitter side of bittersweet, but really well balanced. This is a really good IPA!
XmnwildX12 (2072) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Half Acre, Cloudy amber pour with white head, aroma of citrus/pineapple and bold malt. Taste of citrus hops, light caramel, big malt taste.
hombrepalo (1714) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the taproom. Pours hazy burnt orange with an average cream-white head that leaves spotty lace. The nose is super intense floral, tropical fruit, citrus, and resin hops with a nice caramel bread malt backbone. The flavor is intense grapefruit peel, floral and resin hops, with some spicy notes and caramel bread. The body is medium with lively carbonation and a long super hoppy grapefruit peel finish.
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Yo, this IPA is from outer space. Yep. That damn good. Crazy beautiful golden brown pour with hues of birch, lemon, etc. Super interesting hop flavors swirl about in your mouth and take you for liftoff. From one of the most consistent and best breweries in the Midwest, I enjoyed this out of a growler. Fresh from the source.
Christpuncher (492) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This is a tasty and refreshing ipa. Not too bitter and goes down easy. One of my favorites out of this brewer
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holdenn (2062) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the taproom. Orange golden with a white thin head. Juicy pine citrus aroma. Fresh juicy pine and citrus flavors. A lasting bitterness lingers. Some earthiness is an under note that muddles the flavors. Still juicy and tasty.
brian60625 (701) - Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
This ranks up there alongside Mr Ouroboros on my top tier from Half Acre. Blushed-yellow appearance with little to no foam and lacing. Aroma is understated hops. The tastes were surprisingly strong, in light of the low levels of aroma. The juicy and potent hop flavors were fresh, abundant, and approachable. Medium bodied and slippery, low-carbonation mouthfeel. Strength-wise, it tastes more in the ballpark of 5.5% abv, so that’s a nice bonus. Overall this was a really tasty beer that I would like to see bottled up and made more widely available in 12 ounce bottles or 16 ounce cans.
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2012
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyed on tap at the Half Acre tap room. Served in a bulb tulip.
A: Pours a dark amber color with a tooth colored head forming on the pour. It recedes slowly to thin film that leaves stick sheets of lace down the glass.
S: Flower and full of citrus up front. As it warms some light caramel malts come out to play providing a nice background sweetness.
T: Little grapefruit bitterness with a light caramel malt body. The finish is fruity, citrusy and slightly sweet from the malts.
M: Medium to light bodied with a sticky sweet finish. Pretty juicy, but easily drinkable with a medium carbonation level.
O: I definitely enjoyed this beer. Nicely balanced and easily drinkable, what more could you ask for?
Serving type: on-tap
dwm1034 (544) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler from the HA brewery; shared with Sherm1016...thanks! Pours a beautiful clear amber with nice white head. Nose is citris / piney hops; very smooth body; hoppy aftertaste. This is a good one; very tasty.
sherm1016 (993) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
From a growler front the brewery. Pours a clear, deep amber color with a white head and some lacing. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, grapefruit. Medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is sweet, cereal, citrus hops, some pine, with a nice, hoppy, finish. Very well done.