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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

2,459 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,459
Reviews: 853
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 104
Gots: 173 | 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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Jamesg440

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

04-10-2012 04:46:51 | More by Jamesg440
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wbillw

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

04-10-2012 00:29:53 | More by wbillw
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-09-2012 17:19:01 | More by vicsju1991
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Advocate_Ames

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-08-2012 17:07:18 | More by Advocate_Ames
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gQQgsJr

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-07-2012 22:12:16 | More by gQQgsJr
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TasteTester

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

04-07-2012 15:27:43 | More by TasteTester
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kirkse

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-07-2012 03:52:08 | More by kirkse
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +6.3%

This beer pours out as a nice looking copper color. The head was white with a decent lacing to it. The smell of the beer was slightly sweet with big notes of pine like citrus. The taste of the beer was full of bitter hops along with some grapefruit flavors. The mouthfeel of the beer wasn't too heavy at all, it's got a bitter lingering feeling to it. Overall I thought this was a pretty good brew.

04-06-2012 22:25:20 | More by Knapp85
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pirmannt1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

04-06-2012 04:19:44 | More by pirmannt1
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smi

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

04-06-2012 00:36:24 | More by smi
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev -1.3%

12oz bottle poured into a New Belgium globe.

A: Pours a hazy orange with lots of fine particles in suspension. Two inch white head settles shortly. Rings of fine, sticky lacing.

S: Mango and orange pulp, faint pine undertones, floral elements, sugary grapefruit. Doughy malt base. Pretty decent, but perhaps a bit generic.

T: Orange pulp and grapefruit pith. Modest pine and resin bitterness with hints of grapefruit and lemon peel. Just the slightest notion of pineapple. Malt tastes of biscuit and slight cracker. Fairly dry. Finishes with mild resin/rind bitterness and fleeting citrus notes.

M: Lighter in body, mild tingling carbonation scrubs the palate and adds a crisp, refreshing element. Very smooth.

O: It won't blow your mind, but it's a decent, easy-drinking IPA. A good beer for when you just want to knock a few back without having to think too much about it.

04-04-2012 05:03:58 | More by ryan1788a5
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yankeefan287

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-01-2012 20:40:25 | More by yankeefan287
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ChiBeerGuy


4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

04-01-2012 01:52:49 | More by ChiBeerGuy
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yokken

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

03-31-2012 20:10:19 | More by yokken
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours hazy golden orange color with a 1-2 finger off white head with good retention that reduces to a nice thin cap that lingers. Some nice spotty lacing on the glass. Aromas of caramel, grapefruit, biscuit, orange, pine, toasted grain, and herbal spiciness. Some nice and well balanced aromas with good strength. Taste of big pine, caramel, biscuit, grapefruit, orange, herbal, and toasted malt. Good amount of bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, pine, biscuit, and toasted malt on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance of malt and bitterness make this quite easy to drink. Medium carbonation and body.; with a fairly creamy mouthfeel. Alcohol is well hidden with only a very slight warming after the finish. Very smooth and easy to drink. Overall this is a damn nice IPA. Nice hoppiness and balance; and very smooth to drink.

03-31-2012 05:59:04 | More by superspak
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alalvarez75

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

03-30-2012 19:21:10 | More by alalvarez75
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adamcthomp

Spain

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

03-30-2012 16:48:16 | More by adamcthomp
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mbs11

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

03-29-2012 03:42:46 | More by mbs11
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GJDitzler

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

03-29-2012 00:48:51 | More by GJDitzler
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Steimie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

03-28-2012 21:30:45 | More by Steimie
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gkob

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

03-27-2012 00:20:21 | More by gkob
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jhtipton

Spain

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Was recommended to me at the Cervezorama beer shop in Madrid It was a bit spendy but it was something new to try. Pours a hazy burnt orange into my wine glass. Mild head and minimal lacing. Aroma is piney and citrus. Taste is malt base with some sweetness and hoppy pine flavor. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and hop oily slickness. Not much carbonation. Overall a very pleasant IPA and well worth another try.

03-25-2012 13:39:32 | More by jhtipton
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Mark4prez20

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

03-25-2012 05:00:27 | More by Mark4prez20
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SHCC

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

03-25-2012 04:06:01 | More by SHCC
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grittly

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

03-24-2012 19:50:00 | More by grittly
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,459 ratings.