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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA - Dark Horse Brewing Company

Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Crooked Tree IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,128 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2128
Reviews: 831
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%


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 chilly460:
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chilly460

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4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured a thick opaque burnt orange, quite hazy. Clearn white rocky, solid two finger's worth. Nice retention, with sticky lacing to the bottom of the glass.

S - Deep evergreen forest come to mind, somehow "cool" smelling, fresh. Plenty of citrus in there as well, pink grapefruit is prevalent. There is a final twist of fresh flowers as well, one of the few IPAs I've tried that hits on this many hop tones. Some buttery caramel malt balances the nose.

T - Citric hops hit immediately, and surprisingly given the aroma. Very juicy beer, tangerines and sweeter grapefruit come to mind. Light biscuit malt undertones, with a touch of sweetness. Finishes nice and dry.

M - Light, crisp mouthfeel. Carbonation adds some bite to this one. Dry on the finish.

O - Very solid IPA, West coast style from this midwest brewer. Complex aromas and taste for an IPA, could use more "punch" to be elite, but could be that this was an older bottle.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 15:29:41 | More by chilly460
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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,128 ratings.