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Dark Horse Amber Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

352 Ratings
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Ratings: 352
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 6
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 08-10-2002)
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

Short and sweet. Pours a deep golden hazy orange. Smells very yeasty with a hefe like aroma. Taste has banana and coriander or clove flavors. Not what I was expecting at all. I really like Dark Horse stuff, but this is not an amber ale. If it said Hefeweizen on the label I would rate it much higher. It has no malt or hops. Just a German/Belgian beer in disguise.

WesMantooth, Aug 30, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Just got back from a late night bike ride home from work. I'm parched. Let's see how well this beer stacks up on my palate.

Appearance - in bottle, standard rating of "3.00".

Smell - Kidney beans, spice, sweet corn, barley. Touch of honey. A little banana. Nice nose.

Taste - This is good. Sour and mildly bitter hops with some caramel notes and more of the chili bean flavor. It's got spice like a Witbier, and that's not a bad thing - just odd for the style. Really good in the flavor department. Full bodied. It's got something I can't put a finger on. Ends with notes of dark toast and a hint more bitterness than I'd like. Overall the taste is still outstanding.

Mouthfeel - Smoooth. Very light carbonation keeps it exciting. Full-bodied. Finishes bitter and syrupy on the tongue. Yeasty zing.

Overall - I would definitely purchase a 6-pack of this beer for a session or cookout with friends. I really like what these guys did here. It's not the best beer I've had, but it's far, far from the worst.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Aug 07, 2014
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Dark Horse Amber Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 352 ratings.