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Beer Is Dark XIII Anniversary Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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72 Ratings
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 22 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dark Horse 13th Anniversary Ale, brewed with 13 malts and 13 adjuncts.

(Beer added by: JohnnieNepal on 12-15-2013)
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ssarkozi1

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-27-2014 17:45:17 | More by ssarkozi1
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.65/5  rDev -2.1%

Reviewed last night with full notes taken to my phone. Thanks to my cousin Sonny for sending this my way.

A- Black bodied pour to several glasses at a tasting. Light tan head builds up to about a finger with a foamy texture. Lacing consists of sheets and webs.

S- Nutty and roasty. Tons of toasted nuts along with a hefty roast malt base and some smoke. Raisins and cherry as well.

T- Spicy and strong with a bit of a strong BSDA feel. Spiced raisins, toasted nuts and dried red fruits are huge with a spiced fruit cake feel. Cocoa powder, dark candi sugar, earthy hops, medicinal fruit, brown sugar and some alcohol.

MF- Medium bodied with a fairly high carbonation and a silky, foamy texture. Sort of on the thin side for the flavors. Finishes quite warm.

Extremely nutty and dark fruit laiden with quite a bit kf roast and alcohol coming into play. The body could use some thickness but fairly solid all around.

08-18-2014 03:44:11 | More by cbutova
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a_beckman25

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-10-2014 03:12:59 | More by a_beckman25
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-25-2014 11:33:51 | More by Gotti311
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-24-2014 00:33:37 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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Wafflemaker


4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-30-2014 21:55:41 | More by Wafflemaker
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weonfire

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-21-2014 04:11:38 | More by weonfire
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-11-2014 03:32:33 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

05-31-2014 16:09:12 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

05-17-2014 05:20:53 | More by MarkyMOD
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eawolff99

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-17-2014 03:19:05 | More by eawolff99
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chugalug06

Colorado

3.41/5  rDev -8.6%

Fast pouring dark, thick black brew. Straw colored toasty head. Little lacing no legs.

Smokey, crisp caramel, roasty, milk chocolate. Kinda tight nose. Hazelnut....?

Crispy, milky, dry chocolate sweetness. Forward and well done. A bit too light in flavor and too heavy in smoked malt. Not quite as deep as I'd had imagined, but still nice. Complexity is wound well with moderate dry earthy carbonation.

Overall, a solid brew. Nothing i'd seek again, but still nice. Recommended at the right price.

05-15-2014 23:48:33 | More by chugalug06
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emottram

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

05-15-2014 20:50:03 | More by emottram
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dmorgan310

Panama

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

05-11-2014 04:27:02 | More by dmorgan310
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kidzord

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-06-2014 08:01:54 | More by kidzord
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

04-29-2014 00:39:06 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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throwback

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-30-2014 21:13:54 | More by throwback
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Filabee

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

03-29-2014 14:48:42 | More by Filabee
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.6%

03-24-2014 15:40:46 | More by smartassboiler
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badmotorgrunge

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

03-22-2014 12:46:55 | More by badmotorgrunge
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ralerwen

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-21-2014 20:42:20 | More by ralerwen
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zachary80

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-18-2014 01:07:15 | More by zachary80
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-11-2014 11:52:53 | More by tectactoe
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JDizzle

Indiana

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-10-2014 19:04:34 | More by JDizzle
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OldCrustacean79

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-08-2014 17:21:10 | More by OldCrustacean79
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Beer Is Dark XIII Anniversary Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.