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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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very good

2,551 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,551
Reviews: 859
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 106
Gots: 194 | FT: 4
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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Photo of TubaManJack
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

A nice earthly IPA with a heavy malty balance with herbal hops.

A - Deep old fashioned burnt orange, haziness, creamy heard
S - piney resin hops with a dark malt nose without being roasted. Not really inspiring but here goes nothing
T - Big sweet and nutty malt character hits of pine and a bit of the dirty hops & slightly citrus
M - Medium body and a well rounded lasting mouth feel
O - I had this with a Vietnamese noodle, sweet/sour/hot sauce and stir fried pork was one of the best pairings I have ever had. It was great and really opened the beer up.

TubaManJack, Thursday at 11:35 PM
Photo of HopGrazer
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

HopGrazer, Thursday at 11:15 PM
Photo of ryanflc
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

ryanflc, Thursday at 11:32 AM
Photo of Marius
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Marius, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of smurphy493
4.64/5  rDev +16.6%

smurphy493, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Jordanmtate
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Jordanmtate, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of DavidHume
4/5  rDev +0.5%

DavidHume, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of ryguy31
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

ryguy31, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Hopsiam14
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Hopsiam14, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Wardbrewing6874
5/5  rDev +25.6%

Wardbrewing6874, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of GmAn613
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%

GmAn613, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of HamdenHector
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

I wish my bottle tasted as good as other reviewers notes indicate. I presume my bottle was old and the hops had faded. I have to go out of state to get it, so it may be a while, but I'll re-review when I can.

A: cloudy; a deep bronze; 1 finger off white head that receded slowly to a thick cap; really nice lacing;

S: muted; a little flora. a little tropical fruit, and a little pine; hard to distinguish; I can see how this would be really nice if there was more of it;

T: follows the nose; difficult to get anything specific; moderate bitterness from mid-palate through the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: the potential was there, it just didn't come out;

HamdenHector, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of saeh
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

saeh, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of NHhomebrewguy
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

NHhomebrewguy, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Aficionado_Shawn
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Aficionado_Shawn, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Joshua-C-Doe
1.92/5  rDev -51.8%

Joshua-C-Doe, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Ngntjp
4.4/5  rDev +10.6%

Ngntjp, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of brockg
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Dark Horse scores again

brockg, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of tastesogood
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

tastesogood, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of BalancingBrooms
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

BalancingBrooms, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of gonzo000
3.79/5  rDev -4.8%

Very good beer, mellow on the front with pine on the back. Pours a pink grapefruit juice pink/orange color. Not as much body as I like, but very good.

gonzo000, Sep 05, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -2.5%

JimBNP, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Llamameister, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of mebummer
3/5  rDev -24.6%

mebummer, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of beerocrat
3.64/5  rDev -8.5%

beerocrat, Sep 04, 2014
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,551 ratings.