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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

2,360 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,360
Reviews: 847
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 93
Gots: 139 | FT: 6
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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Reviews by Goliath:
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Goliath

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a very cloudy muddy brown with a thick one inch slightly off white head. There is good head retention and no lacing.

The aroma is familiar, but nice all the same. Big citrusy hop notes, lightly floral, and a light metallic aroma as well.

The taste is ok. It's a bit earthy with an herbal tea like quality. It's floral and lightly citrusy. There is very little bitterness for an IPA IMO. Interesting and not too bad.

The mouthfeel is lacking for me. It's pushing full bodied but the carbonation is falling a bit flat. It's got a decent efforvescence but just not quite right. Maybe it's just me tonight.

Overall it's a decent beer. IPA's have become a bit boring for me these days but it's still very enjoyable. It's definitely a well made beer, but I want it to be just a little bit more than it is.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2011 00:06:26 | More by Goliath
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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,360 ratings.