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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA - Dark Horse Brewing Company

Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA

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1,963 Ratings
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Ratings: 1963
Reviews: 847
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%


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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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I enjoyed Double Crooked Tree on tap at the VIP room at Darkhorse on 8/11/2012. I literally got the bottom of the keg, but enjoyed it.

Poured a copper color into the tester glass, the sample gave a generous white head. The head was probably due to being the bottom of the keg. When the head faded, the malty aroma was apparent. The initial taste was a sweet malty flavor coupled with a muted level of citrus. Caramel, graham cracker, and orange notes all made appearances. The earthy grapefruit hops make a bigger impression in the aftertaste. Even as the thick mouthfeel allows the aftertaste to linger, citrus warms the back of the throat making the drinker salivate for more.

This not necessarily a balanced DIPA, but it is certainly enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

08-13-2012 00:41:09 | More by JohnnyHopps
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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,963 ratings.