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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Crooked Tree IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,300 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,300
Reviews: 844
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 89
Gots: 127 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 08-10-2002)
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AaronHomoya

Indiana

4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

6-pack of 12 oz bottles. Filled in while waiting for homebrew! :)

Appearance is a rather dark amber/auburn color. Rich reddish hues. Nice off-white head and lacing. The aroma is pretty awesome with this one. Heavy layers of hops. Piney, citrus, dank hoppiness. The flavor was not quite as good, to me. Still lots of hops but with a good balance of caramel malt. Just a little sharp and one-dimensional, compared to the aroma. Mouthfeel is pretty full bodied, with average carbonation.

Overall an excellent IPA. Not to the level of Two Hearted or my other favorites, to me.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2012 16:48:37 | More by AaronHomoya
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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,300 ratings.