pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Growler thanks to Andrew for bringing this by... Pours a murky, non-transparent, orange brown hue and topped with an initially fluffy white head that quickly dissipates to a thin film... Tropical fruitiness upfront, tangerines and mango which adds a sense of sweetness. Nice juicy aroma... Flavors are somewhat disimilar being not as robust and assertive as the aroma. Still somewhat flavor filled with citrus and pine with a pale earthy crackery malt backside. Just a touch lighter than medium bodied. Nicely done with similarites to daisy cutter although the aroma did not suggest that at first. phaleslu (10452) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2011
Draft sample. Pours a cloudy, deep, orange-hued gold with a small eggshell white head. Aroma starts with a ton of tropical and citrus fruits- melon, peach, mango, orange- then some clearer citrusy and herbal hops. Flavor of citrusy hops, crackers, pale malts, and other dry grains. Light-bodied, with medium crisp carbonation and a really dry mouthfeel, especially late and in the finish. Really nice APA but it’d be better if the flavor could maintain the initial rich, juicy promise of the aroma. wavers1 (916) - Notown, California, USA - OCT 17, 2011
fresh bottle courtesy of bauermj, thanks man! pours a coudy pale yellow, has a nice aroma and flavor, nice light malt profile in the back end. a bit thin in the body, but not too bad. nice hop profile, good stuff, drinks really fast and easy. 17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Bomber. Pours a murky orange yellow with a small minimal head. Aroma is super orangy, very nice amarillo? cut grass, light sweet note, maybe citric tangerine. Very sessionable! A little more approachable then daisy cutter but just as flavorful, medium punch of bitterness at the tail end that lingers, some orange up front, very nice and super drinkable. Thin body with light carbonation. alexsdad06 (10578) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2012
22 oz. bottle via trade. Pours a slightly hazy orange golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is grassy, juicy citrus with oranges and clementines, and doughy bread. The flavor has more juicy citrus with the focus being oranges and clementines, grassy, and biscuity malts. Easy to drink and would serve as a tasty alternative on a summer day.
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - APR 22, 2015
Tap. Pours mostly clear gold, white head. Some retention/good lace. Aroma is grassy/tropical/citrus hop, dough, earth. Taste is bitter, tropical/grassy, light malt sweetness. Palate is lightly oily, creamy, bitter finish. Really nice. NikkTwist (3282) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2016 Draft at Bru Craft. Murky orange gold pour with solid white foam that left nice thick splashes of lace. Maltier than expected but still well hopped. Notes of fresh clementine, pineapple, mango, shortbread, lemongrass, thyme, ginger, green peppercorns and fresh pinecones. Juicy and oddly creamy body. Smooth finish with a moderately bitter numbing aftertaste. Well crafted. Hair6a11 (1481) - Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle; pour is murky dark golden with a modest off white head that retains on the average side in this glass. The nose is caramel,biscuits, grapefruit really. This is a nice, fairly balanced pale that doesn’t seem to have any remarkable elements, but overall; a nice drinker. chibuck (3513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2011
bottle... dark hazy gold, a bit or orange, not much of a head, watery light tin and thin... really enjoyable aroma, tons of fresh hops, a touch dank, a bit of cascade, not much malt, more of hop bomb... tastes a touch to grassy, could use balance but pretty good, and happily HF finally put out a good beer in the last year andyhwcinc (1884) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2011
Purchased at Half Acre Brewery in Chicago, IL; enjoyed with a good friend while watching game 7 of the World Series. Appearance pale yellow, slightly cloudy, thin white head. Aroma of grapefruit, touch of citrus, smells light. Taste is crisp and light, definite grapefruit, light hops, crisp, slightly refreshing. This is a session ale, but at $8 a bomber it’s a bit steep.