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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

2,479 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,479
Reviews: 854
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 103
Gots: 174 | 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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FlyingHellfish

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-22-2013 21:19:16 | More by FlyingHellfish
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assman79

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-21-2013 22:12:30 | More by assman79
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kell50

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-21-2013 14:06:00 | More by kell50
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-21-2013 13:59:41 | More by dgherm
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nzerbe

New York

2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

07-21-2013 03:29:45 | More by nzerbe
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baklo

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-21-2013 01:22:16 | More by baklo
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BeerShoup

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-20-2013 00:46:48 | More by BeerShoup
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GRBLUE12

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-19-2013 01:18:43 | More by GRBLUE12
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fishmich

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-17-2013 22:54:49 | More by fishmich
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.45/5  rDev -13.3%

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Head ale glass. No obvious bottle dating noticed.

A peach dull brown amber body, fairly opaque and cloudy appearance. Head makes a fluffy light tan and off white colored presentation and leaves a thick soapy collar with minimal lacing.

Biscuity malts, and light sweet brown sugar on the nose. Hop angle very downplayed, perhaps some citrus juice quality, but otherwise a decent malt saves this from being poor but this doesn't smell like an IPA.

Palate comes with a nice solid malt backbone. Hop angle is more obvious in taste than the nose. Juicy hop and leafy chewy pine coat the mid palate. Swallow comes with a nice bitter aromatic and hints of mild herbal tea, and pine warmth. Very coating and resiny. Some nice citrus warmth comes after some sips.

Overall not bad, perhaps just slightly better than above average. I wish the hops delivered on the nose though.

07-17-2013 22:45:13 | More by smakawhat
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-17-2013 20:47:14 | More by gpblackgt
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-17-2013 16:28:10 | More by mwbrady12
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Tracker83

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-17-2013 01:32:17 | More by Tracker83
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Satan70

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-17-2013 01:17:03 | More by Satan70
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Arherring

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-16-2013 16:50:09 | More by Arherring
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supa0525

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

07-16-2013 03:23:12 | More by supa0525
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bradleypatter

New York

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-16-2013 01:51:48 | More by bradleypatter
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marshmeli

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-15-2013 19:31:22 | More by marshmeli
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AnotherBeerGeek

Ohio

3.79/5  rDev -4.8%

Extremely cloudy, medium copper color. Light beige foam, persistent and well-structured head.

Nose is a bit stubborn, notably hoppy (pine) with lemon tones.

Powerful hop profile up front fades somewhat to a subtle hint of caramel malt, drying to a satisfying bitterness on the finish.

Feel is rich and round, with nice crispness around the edges.

Overall, a fine example of an American IPA, with characteristic strong hoppiness but some other layers to balance it out.

07-15-2013 00:01:05 | More by AnotherBeerGeek
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jschott75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-14-2013 21:11:29 | More by jschott75
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bcm75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-14-2013 17:18:59 | More by bcm75
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Fast-N-Loud

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

07-14-2013 14:05:13 | More by Fast-N-Loud
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-14-2013 05:07:54 | More by Schmuckles
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MMBrew

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-14-2013 02:50:30 | More by MMBrew
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-14-2013 01:12:43 | More by pathman
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,479 ratings.