Half Acre Senita
Half Acre Senita is an American India Pale Ale brewed with Chinook and Amarillo hops. Big thanks to Aaron for the can!
The look and smell of this are very classic for the style. Slightly golden yellow color with a nice off white head. The aroma is strong with orange and pine. This is one fine tasting IPA, big juicy citrus notes are all over this beer. Orange and a lot of strong grapefruit, followed by some earthy grass and pine resin. Fairly dry and bitter overall with a nice cracker malt base behind it all.
No you are not seeing things. The name of this beer review and the name on the can ARE different. Scroll down past the picture below for the full blog response from Half Acre explaining the name change. Good on ya, Half Acre!
We wanted to make you aware that we’ll be changing the name of Heyoka India Pale Ale. Heyoka is a Lakota Native American word. Recently, some members of the Lakota community reached out with disappointment in our usage of the word and requested that we stop.
We didn’t and aren’t going to spend any time defending or explaining our use of the word. We’re simply making the right choice and respecting their wishes.
The new name from this point forward is Senita India Pale Ale. We feel good firmly getting behind its new name and hope that you’ll work with us to do the same. New cans, cartons and tap handles will flow out this week, so be on the lookout for the new design.
We had the opportunity to have many conversations and exchanges that landed in a very positive place. In the end, this has been a huge learning experience for Half Acre, and we’re pleased to respect the wishes of the Lakota people. We also feel the name Senita reflects the vibes we’ve always looked for when mapping out this beer and its identity.
We appreciate your support and cooperation.
Half Acre Beer Co