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Dark Horse Smells Like A Safety Meeting - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

566 Ratings
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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 13
Gots: 74 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SportsandJorts on 04-26-2014)
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Dark Horse Smells like a safety meeting

Poured into pint glass

A: Pours a nice attractive dark amber with red glowing highlights.

S: Caramel, apples, dark fruits and some subtle citrus notes.

T: Good. Not bad at all but not amazing . . . Not disappointing. A solid offering but lacks a certain flavor that makes me want to revisit this one.

M: Medium-sized feel, sticky and finishes with a tangy feel on the back of tongue.

O: I like this beer and glad I decided to give it a try. Wouldn't hesitate to drink again but I will probably not seek out again.

GOBLIN, May 08, 2014
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Bottle (dated 4.24.14) poured into a Duvel tulip.

A- Funny label. A normal pour creates a 1-1/2 finger, khaki head that slowly drops to a bubbly film and leaves awesome lacing. Deep copper body with light carbonation.

S- Very hoppy. Lots of pine, herbal, hints of leather, grapefruit, and tropical fruit, maybe even some peach. Quite bold and fresh. Definitely hop-centric.

T- Much more balanced than the initial aroma suggests. But don't get me wrong, there's a ton of piney, resiny hops. Really light aspirin. Though there's also an underlying, brown sugar-like base from the, obviously hefty, malt bill.

M- Full bodied, light carbonation. Light hoppy tickle, and a dry finish.

O- So fresh (just over a week old). A great IPA that really straddles the DIPA line. While I can only see doing 1-2 in a sitting, I would definitely buy it again (I was expecting to pay more like $15-16 for the sixer, not the actual $11-12).

GRPunk, May 04, 2014
Dark Horse Smells Like A Safety Meeting from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.