Half Acre Hot Tropic

Brewed by Half Acre Beer Company
Chicago, Illinois USA
5.5% American Pale Ale | 11 Ratings |
Some might say that flavor can evoke more than flavor. Certain flavors trap your brain and overpower your circumstance. Searching through the catalog of heady hallmark flavors, we present you with the coconut. Some would agree that the coconut has the undefinable shifting quality that ushers your brain towards a more tranquil, beach infused setting. The smell, the sight and the taste of coconut just might transport you to a subtropic strip of sand with fewer edges and less rush.

Pull up a seat and kick off your shoes, we’ve shot to put the lounge in your glass. Hot Tropic Pale Ale is brewed with Motueka hops and carved up with ample amounts of raw coconut.

Give it a ride, let it ease into you and maybe you’ll find yourself in a different place altogether.

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Beer Rating Assistance


Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
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Bitter
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Sour
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Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

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Texture
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Carbonation
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Finish
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