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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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93
outstanding

2,150 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,150
Reviews: 857
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 265
Gots: 264 | 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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duobob

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-09-2013 01:50:18 | More by duobob
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StoughtonGuy

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +20.2%

04-08-2013 19:46:43 | More by StoughtonGuy
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JRBecks

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-08-2013 19:19:30 | More by JRBecks
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americanjones

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-08-2013 19:14:47 | More by americanjones
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-08-2013 03:15:45 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-08-2013 02:06:54 | More by vrbulldog22
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WesM63

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-08-2013 01:19:43 | More by WesM63
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ThirstyHrothgar

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-07-2013 23:58:01 | More by ThirstyHrothgar
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vic21234

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Surprised to find 4 packs at my local bottle shop. This will be my first time trying it.

A- Pours a dark and cloudy amber/ orange with a half fingers worth of head that quickly fades to the side of the glass. Alcohol lacing is noted.

S- The smell is disappointing. Some hop presence is there of course, but I expected it to be much more pungent. Smells slightly sweet more than anything.

T- Starts off sweet and bitter with loads of pine hops at the back end. A very hoppy aftertaste. Some sweet malts are noted as well.

M- Medium bodied, well carbonated, bitter with a dry finish, alcohol is hidden well for a 12% ABV bomb.

A nice DIPA to try, but I probably wouldn't purchase again. There are much better ones out there.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 23:35:31 | More by vic21234
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smogfood

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-07-2013 19:02:31 | More by smogfood
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cclark67789

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

04-07-2013 18:47:26 | More by cclark67789
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pisomojado8

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-07-2013 15:02:54 | More by pisomojado8
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josephwa

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-07-2013 14:10:59 | More by josephwa
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kirbmeist

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-07-2013 04:29:01 | More by kirbmeist
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laxer8811

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-07-2013 01:09:35 | More by laxer8811
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-06-2013 22:42:51 | More by DWolf
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Duff27

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-06-2013 03:23:21 | More by Duff27
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ShawneeIrish

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-06-2013 02:28:40 | More by ShawneeIrish
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-05-2013 21:28:31 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-05-2013 19:12:55 | More by Localdrinklax
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polopaul20

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-05-2013 18:18:12 | More by polopaul20
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grumpygerman

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-05-2013 01:06:50 | More by grumpygerman
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Gschaf

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-04-2013 23:34:48 | More by Gschaf
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Pensfan0782

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-04-2013 23:32:59 | More by Pensfan0782
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FanofHefe

Illinois

4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. No freshness dating apparent. Mostly clear body that is amber/orange with a strong red tint. Dense two-finger head that has good retention and leaves rings of lacing.

The aroma doesn't jump out at me, but is pleasant enough. Mostly sweet overall with the sweeter citrus aromas coming through and a caramel maltiness is apparent.

I do like the flavor. It is sweet but not cloying. The hop notes are on the tropical and sweet citrus side of the spectrum and blend in nicely with the caramel malt.

Medium to heavy on the thickness and mouthfeel, with a touch of alcohol present, but not a problem. Although there are no dates on the bottle, I don't think it is old but it just arrived in our market and was recommended by my "beer guy," meaning I don't expect that the hops have faded. Enjoyable to drink and solid east coast style here.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 22:17:46 | More by FanofHefe
Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 2,150 ratings.