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Beer Is Dark XIII Anniversary Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 2
Gots: 23 | 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:
Beer added by: JohnnieNepal on 12-15-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Dark Horse 13th Anniversary Ale, brewed with 13 malts and 13 adjuncts.
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Ratings: 86 | Reviews: 7
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A-Black in the glass, some carbonation, one finger off white head.

S-Good deal of dark fruits, some smoke and some roasted malt.

T-Lots of dark fruits, along with smoke, roasted malt, slight chocolate and no bitterness.

M-Lighter, not much carbonation and almost watery.

O-The booze was hidden well and the smoke and dark fruits was an interesting combination, they just didn't fully go together.

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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.

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Beer Is Dark XIII Anniversary Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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