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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

2,379 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,379
Reviews: 848
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 96
Gots: 145 | FT: 7
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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Manoftyr

New York

4.46/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - Pours a murky tangerine with golden highlights, head is a finger thick with good lacing and retention. Seeing as this beer is intentionally unfiltered it doesn't make sense to dock points for its lack of clarity which under normal circumstanced would be only complaint about the appearance. Looks good!

Aroma- Dank and earthy hops upfront followed by a backbone of citrus, some phenolic yeasty aromas towards the back and a sweet blanket of crystal malt forms a consistent undercurrent.

Taste-Bitter and citrusy upfront with flavors of tangerine and other citrus fruits, some earthiness and marmalade like sweetness towards the middle. Finishes dry with a yeasty bite.

Mouthfeel- A bit on the thick side for an IPA, but it works to this beer's advantage rather than its detriment. Carbonation is gentle and on the low side.

Overall - One of the most drinkable and unique IPAs I've had in some time, replaced Flower Power as my go to IPA.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 22:17:51 | More by Manoftyr
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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,379 ratings.