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Dark Horse Reserve Special Black Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,015 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,015
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 52
Gots: 53 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 05-28-2002)
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Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a teku glass. Dated 2-20-14.

Pours an opaque black color with a tan frothy head that dissipates slowly. No visible lacing present. Smells of roasted malt and sharp hops. Surprisingly fresh for being bottle 6 months prior. Was expecting to have a wet cardboard smell with a slight medeira finish but the bottle was stored very well. Not very drinkable as it has a 7.5% abv and the roastiness from the malt taints the palate. Would definitely have this again.

Cheers

Budinetz, Aug 30, 2014
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Dark Horse Reserve Special Black Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,015 ratings.