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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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2,285 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,285
Reviews: 861
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 294
Gots: 288 | FT: 12
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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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.74/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into snifter

A. 4.0 Very dark tan pours with 1 finger of white foamy head that disappears over a couple minutes. Not overly carbonated.

S. 3.5 A large malt bill forward, lingering hop aroma. Clearly a lot going on here.

T. 3.75 Very similar to the smell. There is a lot of malt flavor, complimented well by a hop presence. Aftertaste of grapefruit and citrus

M. 4.0 Very smooth and silky. Thick enough to know its no ordinary IPA, smooth enough to enjoy with a meal.

O. 3.75 I'm glad I have a few more in the cellar, but I won't be seeking this one out again. I've also had the pleasure to have this on draft, and I have to say this is a very unique double IPA. A rare true Double IPA, with everything doubled except the water. Definitely worth trying in any case.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Dark cherry brown with an orange tint and a big foam head. Leaves nice lacing on the glass as it is drank

S - Citrusy orange, lemon, and pineapple intersect with biscuity malt, slight caramel and toffee. Floral presence and slight hints of the alcohol.

T - Lemon and grapefruit bitterness up front. As the beer moves, there is toasted malt, toffee, caramel, bready malt, and a light dark fruit presence. As the beer goes on, the bitter hop presence comes thru as well as a slight warming bite from the alcohol that remains in the finish.

M - Medium body that isn't syrupy. Low carbonation. Beer is slightly chewy from its nice thick body to it

O - Good and interesting beer from Dark Horse which straddles the line between an old ale with its biscuity and dark fruit aspects and a DIPA with its hoppier aspects.

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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,285 ratings.