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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

2,614 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,614
Reviews: 863
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 108
Gots: 213 | FT: 3
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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4/5  rDev +0.5%

cynical1027, Feb 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

jminch, Feb 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

churchillea, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

tdmccarthy, Feb 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

OleLouIPA, Feb 19, 2012
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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.

thecheapies, Feb 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

ygtbsm94, Feb 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

smb4087, Feb 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

sauger86, Feb 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

syu3003, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Beezee, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

oldvines, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Zaphog, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

gushov, Feb 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

juliusseizure, Feb 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours hazy yellow with strong head. Smells of straight pine and hops, with a bit of pale malt sweetness (especially on tap). Slams you with bitterness up front, pine, lemons, pine, and finishes with more. Highlights hops very well, very little balance from the malts. However, when I had this fresh on tap it tasted much more balanced, with beautiful sweet light malts to accent the big bitter--plenty of citrus in that case that really lightened up the bruising palate. Must like bitterness for this one. On point for wrecking the palate.

BMMillsy, Feb 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

rogueleonardi, Feb 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

jimelee108, Feb 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

XavierMuskies, Feb 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

denimdemon, Feb 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Fitzmke, Feb 08, 2012
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,614 ratings.