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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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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,158 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,158
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 265
Gots: 266 | FT: 13
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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jampics2

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I I love love double double crooked tree. It's it's better better than than crooked tree.

That's the song I sing every time I have this amazing experiment of a beer. This time, I hummed the tune as I poured a 12oz bottle from the 2010 batch into my snifter.

Appears a muddy brown with some orange highlights and a small white film. Not the best looking genre bender ever.

Smell is off the charts crazy. HUGE hoppiness. We're talking the whole gang here - citrus, pine, tea and a touch of mint. Very, very nice.

Taste is sweet, really sweet. Malt base is heavy caramel, raisins, and a touch of biscuit. Nice peach from the hops, apricot, tangerine, and a touch of piney spice. And a touch of cat piss too for good measure. Green tea also comes to mind. Love it (except the cattiness, maybe that's the trojan horse for the big ABV).

Medium to heavy mouthfeel with a battle between creaminess and syrup. Touch of carb. Nicely done, but not exceptional. The real story here is how they hid the alcohol.

OK, so it's not true DIPA, or a true barleywine. But it's damn good once you get past any preconceptions. Go go get get double double crooked tree. Then then you you will will see see.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2010 20:54:30 | More by jampics2
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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,158 ratings.