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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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed on 9/28/09 with Speedwayjim at Capone's served out of a pint glass.

Appearance cloudy wheat/orange with 1 finger of frothy white head.

Smell: Piney/citrus hops.

Taste: opens with a brief grapefruit and a sudden change to bitter hops which last till the very end but lightens in intensity to allow a brief grapefruit and malty finish leaving a citrus/ piney bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied, smooth with minimal carbonation.

Drinkability: I would definitely have this again and I would recommend this to someone who likes a hoppy ipa with hints of citrus and pine.

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Review input from notes. Enjoyed 03/23/10

Deep hazy amber cider like color. One finger sandy head with very little retention, not really expected with a high abv beer such as this. Lacing is decent and somewhat surprising.

Bright pine and citric hops. Very sweet caramel back bone. Malt is dominate though pairs well with the hops.

Sweet rich caramel hits the tongue first. Hops seem to lighten the flavor. Sweet citrus with a light pine flavor. Lacks a biting bitterness for a DIPA.

Smooth though a bit short of creamy. Finish is much drier than I expected. Slightly warm boozy heat but not off putting.

Drinks lighter than its abv. One would certianly be good but a couple in a sitting would not be the worst thing in the world. Definitely worth a try.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

wow. pretty orange beer, big hop aromas of mango, pineapple, and orange. followed by a huge hoppy blast of mango, pineapple, orange and grapefruit. lots of caramel malt, sweet, thick and a little syrupy but not cloying at all, with a very nice bitterness throughout, dry finish.

great beer, very drinkable considering the abv. cant wait to open my 32oz growler saturday, last nites 10oz tulip was more than enough (along with 2 slam dunkels) for a weeknite.

outstanding. will have to try the crooked tree for comparison.

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