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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

2,198 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,198
Reviews: 859
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 276
Gots: 274 | 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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Sixbolt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2013 19:14:19 | More by Sixbolt
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cosmonick

Indiana

3/5  rDev -27.9%

05-18-2013 14:52:52 | More by cosmonick
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kemoarps

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-17-2013 23:07:25 | More by kemoarps
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GinsuDave

Michigan

5/5  rDev +20.2%

05-17-2013 00:52:24 | More by GinsuDave
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visualmartyr

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-16-2013 22:10:34 | More by visualmartyr
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-16-2013 21:29:28 | More by InspectorBob
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djre4orm

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-16-2013 20:48:57 | More by djre4orm
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-16-2013 18:10:32 | More by RobertColianni
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mookihouse

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-15-2013 02:30:54 | More by mookihouse
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Bustersuess

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-14-2013 19:03:53 | More by Bustersuess
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dczernic

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-14-2013 03:25:31 | More by dczernic
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4.43/5  rDev +6.5%

appearance: A beautiful translucent reddish, brown with a one finger head that dissipates to a thin film. Pretty good lacing as well.

Smell: Sweeter than I expected (in a good way) with some blood orange and a bit of sourness. Hop and malt presence detectable.

Taste: Fantastic. Follows the nose with the malt coming to the front but is well balanced by the hops. Really well done IPA and amazingly balanced for 12%.

Mouthfeel: Absolutely unbelievable how smooth this is. Medium bodied but somehow has a slight fluffiness to it. Good carbonation, but may be able to use a little more.

Overall: I wasn't sure what to expect from a 12% IPA, but this blew my expectations out of the water. Must get.

05-14-2013 00:29:13 | More by alex_hart
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MostlyNorwegian

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-13-2013 23:41:12 | More by MostlyNorwegian
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mntlover

Tennessee

4.04/5  rDev -2.9%

Pours a rich thick burnt orange/brown, nice and murky with a nice thumb sized light tan head that falls slowly to a cap. Some good lace left behind. Very nice looking brew sure doesn't look like a normal I2PA, but very nice.

Aroma is wow big chewy malts rich caramel, molasses, plums, sprinkled with brown sugars. Hops mingled with the malt mango light citrus more tangerine like with some light alcohol notes.

Taste is rich malty goodness with a nice hop bitterness citrus, some pine even tobacco notes. Hops are not over done but are enough to keep this malt bomb from being cloying. More of a big old ale then an I2PA but an enjoyable beer. Alcohol is well hidden just hints that make it enjoyable.

Mouthfeel is a bigger medium seems like it should be bigger on this baby. Feel is maybe medium not overly peppy just smooth.

Overall I am enjoying this one maybe not true to style but a damn tasty big brew.

05-12-2013 22:00:35 | More by mntlover
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-12-2013 19:15:50 | More by DIPAFAN
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +3.4%

tap

Pours a deep amber red, yellowish film for a head.

Smells of piney citrus hops and caramel malts.

Flavor is of caramel rich malts, sweet apple, honey, and piney hops.

Medium body with a stinging carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

A really good strong brew, tasty with excellent malt-hop balance. Definitely worth trying and one of the better imperial IPAs I've had.

05-12-2013 15:06:12 | More by Cylinsier
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ranokmai

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

05-12-2013 06:47:04 | More by ranokmai
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BoseMan421

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-11-2013 19:06:01 | More by BoseMan421
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-11-2013 04:34:32 | More by ucsbmullet
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Mervjahn

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-11-2013 02:50:17 | More by Mervjahn
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rmehughes

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-11-2013 01:13:31 | More by rmehughes
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BeastLU

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-11-2013 00:36:03 | More by BeastLU
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-11-2013 00:30:45 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Slay40

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-10-2013 21:09:28 | More by Slay40
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BadJustin

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-10-2013 17:41:28 | More by BadJustin
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,198 ratings.