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Dark Horse 4 Elf - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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very good

674 Ratings
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Ratings: 674
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 56
Gots: 104 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.75% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: granger10 on 11-27-2003

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Ratings: 674 | Reviews: 177
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Pours burnt caramel and very cloudy. The low head is a light tan and dissapated quickly. Once in the chilled imperial pint glass its medium body is almost opeque, you can only see light through the edges of the glass. The spices really come out in the aroma. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice mix in with molasses making me think of sitting in front of a fireplace with a cigar in my favorite holiday sweater during a week long blizzard. The spices stand out from the first gulp. Nutmeg is almost overpowering but the other spices come through and combine richly with the molasses in the end. The beer does have a bit of a medicinal or alcoholic taste but overall it balances nicely and isn't a real hard drink. Overall I would recommend buying it in singles but a definite must try.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.56/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.92/5  rDev +3.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.85/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.88/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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2.56/5  rDev -32.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Better than most Winter Ales... very nice aroma and color, well balanced, can definitely taste/smell of cloves. Would recommend for winter ales.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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Dark Horse 4 Elf from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 674 ratings.