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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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by thecheapies:
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Slightly hazy woody orange body with some particles. Small rising head has fallen, and there's not much evidence being left behind. Mere blobbed dribbles of lace. Pretty color.

Massive pine hop aromatics coupled with some tart grapefruit. A true product of dry-hopping. Salty cracker of a malt residing below. Remarkable hoppy with a sappy touch.

Stirringly bitter and winningly clean. Nice dry punch of woody pine with an abundance of hop oils abound. Grapefruit, secondmost. Little trickles of earthiness and a sweet wafery malt that holds up rather well to the hoppy assault. Big flavors. Long bitter finish that's a little steely.

Oily and sappy. Fizzy on the tongue, not in the glass (although, I must note that I now make out some bubble streams shooting upward). Nice round body. Disguised strength. Winning feel.

Another absolutely solid IPA from the trusty state of Michigan. Further proof that the style is done justice on this side of the Mississippi.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2012 07:46:10 | More by thecheapies
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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,128 ratings.