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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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93
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1,968 Ratings
THE BROS
93
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Ratings: 1968
Reviews: 848
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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midnite2sixman

Michigan

4.65/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very intriguing right off the bat. This DIPA pours a dark amber with a slight amount of haze and a sand colored head with immediate strong lacing.

Smell is a perfect balance of your standard DIPA smells, the hops are more piney than citrus which is backed up by a smooth malt aroma.

Taste is just as smooth as the smell. So balanced, so drinkable! Take that miller lite! This beer is ikiller.

No harsh bite, no bitter aftertaste.

One of the best DIPAs in Michigan, which in my book makes it one of the best DIPAs around.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2009 08:13:20 | More by midnite2sixman
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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,968 ratings.