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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

Dark Horse Tres Blueberry StoutDark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,176 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1176
Reviews: 581
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.78%


Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 09-24-2002)
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dciBA

Maine

1.78/5  rDev -55.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Thanks to Boxcar01 for this intriguing bottle in trade...

Poured from the 12oz bottle into my heavy based pint glass. Deep dark black, with 1/4" of brown head that seems to be lingering. Solid layer of lacing.

Blueberries hit your nose pretty hard initially. That's followed up by dark roasted coffee beans. There's also some smoakiness in the nose as well.

Taste is mostly sweet blueberries. The coffee in the nose comes through in the taste as well, but is overpowered by the blueberries. The blueberry flavor is overly sweet, cloyingly so and is making this beer hard to palate.

Mouthfeel is fairly thin for the style. Carbonation is on the high side making for a fizzy/odd mouthfeel. I'm in the minority here but I thought this was an awful beer. I normally don't slam a beer like this but it tastes like blueberry soda mixed with bad coffee.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2011 23:36:23 | More by dciBA
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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,176 ratings.