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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

2,484 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,484
Reviews: 854
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 103
Gots: 175 | 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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wcl113

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

06-03-2012 02:59:40 | More by wcl113
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-03-2012 02:32:37 | More by nosavingsaccount
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ForrestChess


4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

06-01-2012 01:20:48 | More by ForrestChess
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tARsh


4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-31-2012 06:02:49 | More by tARsh
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duceswild

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-31-2012 03:43:10 | More by duceswild
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ccozzi

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-29-2012 01:41:54 | More by ccozzi
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Bitter_Echo

Michigan

4.31/5  rDev +8.3%

This unfiltered IPA pours a cloudy rusty orange, with low-ish head, and moderate lacing. Aroma is a hoppy floral nose with a top, bright estery note of pine and some sweeter citrus. Taste is balanced between sweet, bready and bitter; the over-bitter notes fade a bit, but linger, as an IPA should. Mouth-feel is substantial with moderate carbonation: a foamy, creamy, wet finish. Overall a solid, highly balanced IPA with little over-dominance by any elements and one I'll buy again. And again.

05-28-2012 23:38:50 | More by Bitter_Echo
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-28-2012 23:19:57 | More by VikeMan
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richalexander78

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-28-2012 21:08:35 | More by richalexander78
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Gabbyaboutipa

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-28-2012 17:02:53 | More by Gabbyaboutipa
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-28-2012 00:58:47 | More by MarkyMOD
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Troville1990

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-27-2012 04:09:06 | More by Troville1990
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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.5%

A-Pours a hazy gold with a white head that dissipates very quickly. No lacing or cascading.

S-Hoppy and slightly fruity

T-Citrus hops, hint of tropical fruits, and some malty sweetness. It has a little bit of a chalky finish.

M-Nicely carbonated and pretty creamy.

D-Very, very drinkable due to its good flavor and average alcohol content.

Overall, this reminds me a lot of Two Hearted, but it has more of a sweeter and tropical fruit flavor to it. I will definitely drink this again.

05-26-2012 21:36:39 | More by thegodfather2701
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JobyBroBeerski

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-21-2012 23:33:08 | More by JobyBroBeerski
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SickNukes

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.6%

05-21-2012 22:57:39 | More by SickNukes
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CSQ1111

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

05-21-2012 21:20:46 | More by CSQ1111
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

05-20-2012 21:53:13 | More by Drk93TT
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

05-20-2012 19:58:54 | More by KingBiscuit
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-20-2012 01:41:50 | More by Chugs13
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Clayton1220


5/5  rDev +25.6%

05-20-2012 00:11:36 | More by Clayton1220
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Dethsloth7


4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

05-19-2012 16:10:26 | More by Dethsloth7
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rhartogsq

Virginia

4.93/5  rDev +23.9%

After visiting the brewery last month, this was one of many bottles I brought back to Washington DC. I had it on tap at the brewery, but this review is from the bottle.

Poured into a pint glass, nice slight orange haze with a finger of head.
The aroma was insanely good. A variety of citrus notes. Tangelo for one.

Taste: A nice balance of hops and more hops, a little sweet, hints of malt sweetness.

Mouthfeel. I am never good at this part, but had a nice body, what you expect a great IPA to be.

Easily a top 3-5 IPA for me. I need to arrange a shipment of these to Washington!
Well done Dark Horse.

05-17-2012 15:11:00 | More by rhartogsq
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rapidsequence

Virginia

3.88/5  rDev -2.5%

12 oz bottle from Chris.

Appearance: Slightly hazy dark orange color. Brief head retention and decent lacing.

Smell: Dank and dirty hops. Leafy and a bit earthy. Not a sweet citrusy or piney hops nose. There's a lot of caramel malt sweetness as the color suggests there might be.

Taste: This is not my favorite way to put an IPA together, but this is pretty good. The flavor doesnt get as earthy or grainy as the smell suggests. Leafy, herbal, and dank. Substantial sweetness and bitterness almost balance out.

Mouthfeel: Its a very soft and sticky finishing IPA. I normally like a little bit of a drier finish, but the sweet/sticky seems to work here.

Overall: I'm just noticing that this is just a 6% beer. It drinks much bigger than that. Big, sweet and bitter. Pretty solid.

05-16-2012 02:33:53 | More by rapidsequence
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-15-2012 22:33:02 | More by pearljam118
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klipper

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

05-13-2012 23:55:11 | More by klipper
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,484 ratings.