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Dark Horse Amber Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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79
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382 Ratings
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Ratings: 382
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 15.94%
Wants: 7
Gots: 33 | 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:
Beer added by: Mitchster on 08-10-2002

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Desimoaj
2.78/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of arodriguezb
4.61/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer! Medium body with notes of clove, coriander and banana...

Photo of nodder
3.26/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mbratt93
3.09/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of chewy6935
3.29/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mchegash
3.63/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - 3.5/5
Pours a nice golden-orange-brown. Minimal head. Very hazy. Nice color, but nothing special

Smell - 3.5/5
Some malts, a heavy breadiness (think saison), maybe some orange and banana. Overall the smell reminded me of New Holland's Monkey King Saison. Not my favorite smell, not exactly what I woudl expecte from an amber ale.

Taste - 3.5/5
A very bready taste, with hints of banana and oranges, along with some sweet malt flavor. Light level of sweetness. Overall, not a giant fan of the flavor, but it's not bad either. My main disappointment is that it doesn't taste like an amber.

Mouthfeel - 4.25/5
Very full-bodied, and very smooth. In between creamy and crisp. The carbonation level is quite light, but I think fits with the beer. Overall, the mouthfeel is quite nice

Overall - 3.8/5
This was a decent beer. I don't really have a lot of major complaints, other than I think the flavor should be stronger (it seems a little watered down). Mainly, it just wasn't what I was looking for in this beer.

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3.54/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.76/5  rDev +9%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.4/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.52/5  rDev +2%

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3.8/5  rDev +10.1%

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2/5  rDev -42%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.58/5  rDev +3.8%

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Dark Horse Amber Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.