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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA

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93
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2,149 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,149
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 265
Gots: 264 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
98 IBU

(Beer added by: putnam on 03-05-2005)
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Ehrnstrom

Michigan

4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

appearance: fairly dark for a (double) IPA. A little opaque to light, but still looks great overall. Not much head or lacing.

Smell: strong smell of hops with distinct floral characteristics, maybe even some grapefruit I'm noticing as well.

Taste: superb as far as American IPA's go. The only rival this has is Bell's Hopslam, as far as I'm concerned. Bitter, but not over-powering, and this is astounding considering that the ABV is 13.6%.

Mouthfeel: maybe it's this particular bottle, but I'm not getting the robustness I remember with this beer. Either way, not problematic enough to really detract from the taste.

Overall: Go get this beer if it's available to you. Dark Horse has truly achieved excellence with this ale.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2012 03:58:10 | More by Ehrnstrom
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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,149 ratings.