Half Acre Beer Company Galactic Double Daisy Cutter (365 Day 267)

By scot in 365 Days of American Craft Beer, Beer on Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Half Acre Galactic Double Daisy Cutter

Does standing in line for a beer release automatically make an American craft beer taste better? I think that the power of the mind is at work and many times it is perceived that way. I am sure I am guilty of it. This is why I tried to go into American craft beer number 267 with an open mind, putting the 45 minute wait out of mind as well as knowing that I was one of the last people that actually could get the beer since Half Acre Beer Company ran out of Galactic Double Daisy Cutter shortly after I got to the front of the line. I didn’t take my full allotment of beer as I wanted to make sure everyone behind me had a chance.

Galaxy hops is the hop that is used in Galactic Double Daisy Cutter. I believe it is a hopped from Australia, no matter, it is a complex hop with lots of citrus, tropical fruit, and pine aromas/flavors (assuming it was the only hop used in the beer). A solid hit of bitterness that might make the beer a bit unbalanced but overall made me want to run out and brew a batch of beer using the hop. Another solid one off from Half Acre.

After having my first Galactic Double Daisy Cutter I wish I would have purchased my full allotment but then I came back to my senses and I am much happier that more people had a chance at this liquid goodness because I wasn’t greedy. Enjoy!

Aroma: 10 (25%), Taste: 9 (25%), Look: 9 (15%), Drinkability: 8 (35%), Overall: 8.9

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