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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,373 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,373
Reviews: 592
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 122
Gots: 98 | FT: 4
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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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Photo of koopa
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle received in a trade.

Appearance: Nice murky brown black body with 1 finger brown crown that rapidly dissipates and leaves a sole ring of lace.

Smell: Oh mama I found da blueberries! Also roast malts and perhaps coffee notes.

Taste: Roast malt and blueberries up front. Followed by a bitterness and hint of coffee. A bit disjointed but not bad.

Mouthfeel: A touch thin but thats what I expected with the use of fresh fruit.

Drinkability: Thin, low abv, easy session stout.

Photo of Bitterbill
4.43/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This pours from the 12oz bottle a very dark brown bordering on black with a 1 finger head of tan foam.

The smell is a nice mix of blueberries and roasted malt. A bit of toffee sneaks its way through.

The taste is very nice! The blueberries are well done and compliment a very roasty taste and heck, there's a nice smokey flavour here as well as some good notes of chocolate. Some malt sweetness brings everything together and colour me impressed. On paper, this *sounds* like it could be a real mess but it's anything but a mess. A real treat, I say.

Medium bodied with ditto for the carbonation, it finishes slightly bitter from the roast, slightly sweet from the fruit and the malt. The foam is just a few swirls now and there's not much lacing. Big deal. ;^)

Drinkability? I have to say that I'm very happy that this is only 4.5%...it makes the drinkability of this Stout so much easier to call. I could drink a lot of this and not get bored at all. Well done Dark Horse!!

Photo of alcstradamus
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A--Black in color with a finger of dark brown head in my 25 oz. snifter. Didn't get any lacing but there was nice retention

S--Roasted malts dominate, chocolate, floral hops, a hint of candy-like sweetness

T--The taste is almost a mirror to the nose. I'm not really picking up any sort of fruit taste, even as it warms up a little. Just a nice, solid stout overall but it would help if there was some blueberry actually present

M--Medium bodied and oily, a slight carbonation sting

T--A very nice session stout, it is hard to pack much flavor into a 4.5% beer though so it doesn't peak my interest too much

Photo of joepais
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Tyson for sending this want along. Bottle poured into a snifter produced a finger worth of coco colored head that turned to a thick lace. The body of this brew was the typical midnight black for any stout.

The aromas reminded me of a blueberry coffee, being from Maine yes there is such an animal. There is a slight chocolate smell as well but once I thought of the blubbery coffee I pretty much kept coming back to that. The flavors are toward the smoked side with slight blueberry fruit sweetness to it had a medium to full feel in my mouth with a slight carbonation.
I liked this beer it was real interesting. I think one a sitting is all I could take, but it was enjoyable to drink. Like Maxwell house "good to the last drop".
They need to market this in Maine it would sell great

Photo of mothman
3.43/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into New Belgium Globe Glass.

Pours a 1 finger dark tan head. Very full head. Decent retention due to the etching. Very little amount of lace. Color is a very dark brown, basically black. A nice looking stout.

Aroma: The obvious blueberry is there. Very tart and fresh. There is a very smokey aroma coming from this beer that I am not liking. Very malty and chocolatey. Roasted aroma as well.

Taste: Blueberries, but very well blended. Very roasted taste. Smokey. I can't get over the smoke here. Chocolate. A lot of malts going down. Tarty for a stout, but not what I was expecting.

Mouthfeel: tart, smooth, and a little creamy. Full bodied. Medium level of carbonation. Leaves a very smokey aftertaste. The smoke is just all over this beer. It is too much for me.

Overall, I didn't like this beer as much as I thought I would. It was way too smokey. I would have rather had more blueberries instead of the smoke. I will not being having this again.

Photo of JohnQVegas
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle into red wine glass. This huge want of mine was an extra courtesy of Jon (aqsprint) - thanks!

Poured around 50 degrees and up. I should say before starting that I love, love, love blueberries, so you may want to consider this a biased review.

Pours black, hints of brown around the edges, with a very thin layer of brown bubbles that disappears fairly quickly. Nice stickage when swirled.

Nose is just fantastic - beautiful blueberry mingles with ultra dark fudgy chocolate notes, with plenty of roasted grain and coffee in there as well.

Taste is nice. Blueberries take a bit more of a backseat at this point. Starts off with a flash of carbonation, leading into some smokey roasted grain notes, with the blueberry always hinted at but never really emerging too clearly. Hints of coffee at times, even some fudgy dark chocolate, lightly smokey and dry on the finish. Exhales of blueberry, light smoke, and chocolate. Would like more blueberry in the taste.

Mouthfeel is a bit crisp for my tastes, to the point that the initial bite distracts from the taste. A bit of swirling improves things; nice full body.

Photo of ThePeskyDingo
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured with a 1.5 finger deep tan head. Beer was jet black in color.

Smells at first of blueberries! I also got roasted malts, coffee, and chocolate.

Taste starts off with some blueberry, then moves into a smoked coffee, chocolate and roasted malt taste. Very tastey.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, creamy, and mild carbonation. Finishes very dry and clean.

This beer drinks very easily, could easily have a bunch of these in a night.

Photo of thirdeye11
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought two of these at Crown Liquors #19 in Carmel, IN. Shout out to bobby91w for great help!

Presentation: Poured from 12oz brown bottle into Duvel tulip.

A: Pours a pitch black color that is somewhat viscous, oily, nice 1 finger head but recedes as quickly as soda head. No real lacing on the glass to speak of either, but looks nice for the style.

S: The smell is a nice complex mixture of coffee, dark chocolate, and blueberries, but the blueberries stand out just a LITTLE bit too much to rate this one higher. Reminiscent of blueberry muffins, almost buttery even.

T: Starts off coating the tongue with dark chocolate, perhaps some burnt toast! Not overly burnt though. Then the blueberries assault the middle of your tongue. There is a little more bitterness than I like in stouts here, maybe from some hops? Not sure really. Perhaps it's too much cocoa flavor for me; like unsweetened chocolate. There is a lot going on here really. The finish lingers with the bitterness a bit. The mixture of stout and blueberries is a pretty ingenious combination and it's well done here.

M: I rated it lower at first, but it's so thick and perfect I bumped it up. Really nice carbonation, thick and viscous, needs to be creamier though and a little slicker/oily to be perfect.

D: Quite high. I think I could have a couple of these! Nothing bad going on here except as I mentioned before a little more bitter than I prefer in my stouts.

I am only recently exploring stouts (in the last couple of months) and this is not one of my top 3 or 4, it is certainly the most unique I've had. Very identifiable flavors, super unique, and highly recommended for anyone who is a fan of bitters or stouts.

Photo of david131
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Absolutely pitch, oily black with a creamy brown head that settles to a lazy covering that has good retention.

S- Chocolate, coffee, and blueberries. Sweet and roasty.

T- Chocolate, blueberries, and a nice sweet, roasty edge. Everything is nicely balanced.

M- Nice and creamy with just the right carbonation bite. A clean aftertaste.

D- A unique stout. The blueberry flavors are just enough to be enjoyable without being overbearing. I was shocked to see that this was 4.5% ABV. Thoroughly enjoyable and I would love to see some more flavorful stouts like this at this kind of ABV.

Photo of veachster
4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - It is very dark with a dark brotan medium sized foamy head. The head dropped back into the beer after a short period of time leaving just the surface covered.

S - The smell of blueberries exceeds anything else. It's like a malty blueberry pie!

T - The upfront taste is of blueberries followed by a malty chocalte coffee blend. It's a nice balance.

M - It's full bodied sitting on my tongue and as it goes down, the blueberries come out leaving the aftertaste for a chocolatey coffee malt.

D - I would serve this beer after a meal for desert! It's almost like having an after dinner treat.

Photo of msubulldog25
4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Third and final DHBC bottle sent by Yetiman420, the Tres was the one I was waiting for most - Blueberry + Stout sounds delicious. This 12 oz. poured to a pint glass.

Label: another simple one, white with a sketched ribbon (a rabbit's head?).

A: Absolutely black, an abyss-like color for a stout. Starts with a promising head, well over a finger of tight cocoa-tan cream. Sadly, the head was gone entirely in less than a minute, leaving nothing but a pencil-thin ring. No lace.

S: Love the blueberry! It's the real deal, no artificial aroma: earthy, pungent, slightly tart. Marries well with the cocoa/coffee of the stout. An extra month or two in the cellar, any added traces of oxidation only make it better.

T: Chocolate shavings, mild coffee, vanilla, a little smoked wood and those tangy-sweet berries. Not the perfect blend, but boldly flavorful.

M: Each sips begins with a crisp tingle of carbonation that fades a second or two in, forming a velvet-smooth blanket. Adequate carbonation. Warmth on the cheeks despite a paltry 4.5% abv; honestly I didn't read at thing about this beer before and, while tasting, I guessed it to be in the 6-7% range.

D: Very easy to drink, likable flavors, lovable feel and aroma. Glad to have tried this, I'd certainly have another one.

Photo of jjanega08
4.7/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

A= pours black as the night and looks very thick in the pour. Quite impressive for such a low abv stout. As mentioned below someone said you can see a purpleish amber hue when you pay attention to it coming out of the bottle. A small tan head comes out but dies quickly and leaves no lacing.
S= really impressive stout odor. Chocolaty and coffeeish with some dark roasted malts and maybe a little smoke. Really something. The blueberry odor took me two sniffs because I was so blown away by the great stout smell but its there in a sweet candy sort of way. Muffins come to mind.
T= very unique. Chocolate roasty malt comes through first followed by a little more extreme coffee taste and the finish is a lot of blueberries similar to a muffin. There's actually a little tart sourness to it was well which is even more interesting... a sour stout hmm good idea. Really great.
M= very dry finish but starts sort of coating all along my mouth. Not the most impressive mouthfeel but better than average.
D= awesome. I really love this beer. Its something unique and fun. Ill be seeking more of this out often. Keeps you thinking and is so low in abv you can have a few to study the subtle nuances of such a great beer.

Photo of rudylaw
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap @ Bavarian Lodge on 10/30/08

Pours black with a finger of tan.

I smell loads of blueberries with coffee and chocolate. That's all you need as that was what was promised.

Tastes the same without being overly sweet. I find this absolutely delectable albeit one glass of this is more than enough.

Photo of coldmeat23
4.68/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

GLASS: Dogfish Head Pint Glass
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 45 degrees

Appears to be solid black. If you pay attention as it pours though, it has a dark red, almost purple color to it. I can't reproduce this in the glass. Two-finger head of creamy, dark brown foam. Retention is just going on and on and on. Lacing is like a curtain, but it's pretty slippery, so it doesn't really last long.

Good lord, that's a wonderful nose! It's exactly what it says it is, but so much more than I had expected. Smells like a cup of dark roast coffee and a fresh made blueberry muffin. Seriously. I pick up mild malt notes and a very light hint of chocolate.
This nose is very simple, but oh so deliciously inviting.

Who would have thought that blueberries would work so well with a nice stout? This is tasty!
Full of big, dark roasted coffee presence. Nice notes of dark chocolates, which are much more prevelant than in the nose. Good roasted maltiness. These characteristics alone would make a nice, solid stout. Then they went and loaded it with the flavor of blueberries that just dances around with all of these other flavors. All of the flavors work very well together and nobody really overpowers anybody else. The blueberries do get to shine in the finish, though, leaving a nice, sweet taste to remember this one by.
Excellently done, Dark Horse!

On the lower end of full-bodied. Nicely smooth and slightly creamy. Would benefit from a touch more creaminess and body. Just a little tweaking of the carbonation would probably accomplish this.

This is a very drinkable brew, for any time of year. This is number three, out of five, in the DH stout series, and I'm drinking them in order. That means that I still have two more to go, but right now, for me, this is the standout of the series. The other two have got their work cut out for them.
I wish I had more of this one, instead of just the one bottle. DH should really think about making this a regular release.

Photo of Bung
4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. A nice black/brown pour with a surprisingly dark brown head. Head disappates fairly quickly. Aroma of some coffee and chocolate covered blueberry. I didn't think the blueberry was too strong in the aroma or flavor, but others thought it was a bit much in the aroma. Flavor is a good stout roast malt, coffee and chocolate. Blueberry is sprinkled in and definetely has an interesting effect, more in the finish. The blueberry is what makes this not quite as good as the too cream stout. Still stands on its own merits however. An excellent unique brew. All the Dark Horse stouts are a must try.

Photo of AVDeuph
4.55/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Love this beer, finally getting around to doing a review.

A: Black as it should be. A cream-soda-brown head that has great retention though lacing is relatively minimal.

S: One of the best parts of this beer. To me is smells like one of those sugary blueberry pie things you can get at a gas station. Those might be bad for you, but this is oh so good.

T: Taste is very malty-sweet. Dark barley malts are driving here, with the blueberry characteristics riding shotgun and chocolate flavors doing the annoying (delicious) back-seat driving.

M: Low carbonation, medium body. Not sticky but leaves a good lasting aftertaste.

D: Very drinkable. No alcohol presence, delicious flavors and an approachable mouthfeel. Not dangerous because of the low ABV, and simply sessionable if you wish.

Excellent stout from Dark Horse. Most peoples favorite of the Holiday Stout Series, though I'm also a fan of Too. Pick this up if you haven't tried it.

Photo of botham
4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

on tap at the brewpub in Marshall. pours opaque black with a half finger of tight tan head that has little retention and leaves no lacings. very attractive in the pint.

aroma is of fresh blueberries with roasted malt notes of chocolate and subtle coffee. not much else, but the fruit works strangely well with the malt.

taste is of fresh blueberries up front with infusions of roasted malts and coffee notes. other notes include light cream and a mild touch of caramel. quite well proportioned on the palate.

mouthfeel is full bodied and rich with a creamy texture and a satisfying aftertaste of blueberries and roasted malts.

drinkability is great. a wonderfully rich fruit infused dark brew, which is few and far between. the blueberries impart a subtle sweetness that when combined with the malts produces a brilliant profile. cheers!

Photo of bluejacket74
4.47/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle. Served in a nonic pint glass, the beer pours black with about an inch and a half frothy brown head. Head retention is good, lacing is OK. The aroma is very nice, it smells like roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and blueberries. None of the aromas overpower the other, which is good. The taste is the same as the aroma, the roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and blueberry flavors all mesh well together and none are overpowering. Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's rich, creamy and coating and is well carbonated. Drinkability is pretty good, and at only 4.5% ABV it's also quite sessionable. This is a very good fruit stout, and I would definitely buy this again the next time I see it.

Photo of FarmHouseJam
4.53/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is an exceptional stout in every way.

The blueberry on the nose is very apparent almost to the point that when you smell it you would think it is going to take over the overall flavor, but it does not at all...

An easy poor will give you a quarter inch dark tan head, lacing is there but falls with each drink.

Body is light and gives it a great drinkability! (since its a blueberry beer its a fun stout for the spring which I think is sorta rare in itself for the dark beer drinker!)

The taste is just great very original, I have yet to run into very many blueberry stouts!

While everyone is looking and talking about Founders, watch the Dark Horse possible come up from behind with love! Batch by batch...

This review from someone who is just as impressed beer for beer just not on a Founders distribution scale!

What a great beer! The only beer in my cooler on Darklord day not one person knew about but everyone loved!!

What I cracked with my breakfast!

Photo of aggiearcher13
4.33/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a brandy snifter.

A: Dark as night, pours pretty viscous. About a 1/2 inch of brown head appears before retreating around the rim of the glass.

S: Wow, that's nice. Kind of like a boozy blueberry muffin. Not to say that it's a harsh alcohol aroma to it at all though. It's nice. A little bit of maltiness comes through it all.

T: For all the blueberry aroma, the taste of it doesn't knock you on your butt. It's all in the finish, it lingers and gets more intense in the end. Up front is a very nice malt profile, some coffee to it, this is how a fruit stout should be done!

M: Velvety smooth, medium carbonation. Moderately heavy body, it's quite a substantial beer.

D: This would be a pretty good stout without the blueberry, which is how a fruit stout should be. Drinkability is good for the style.

I'm a big fan, I think I'll have to see if I can hunt up another four pack around Madison...

Photo of mjl21
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Acquired via trade with alleykatking...thanks Josh! 12 ounce bottle poured into a snifter. No abv or bottling info is given.

A-Pours black with a one finger dark brown head that quickly dissolves into a nice ring.

S-The bluberry is there, but is by no way overpowering. Pick up on notes of espresso, chocolate, and some roasted malt. Very pleasant nose and as it warms more of the chcoclate comes out.

T-The fruit is very forward on this. The roasted malt comes through in the middle and leaves its roasty feeling in the back of my mouth. I did find after a while that I was getting a grainy feel in the back of mouth. As it warms the coffee and chocolate flavors beome more pronounced.

M-Medium bodied with some crisp carbonation. Not sweet as some fruit beers tend to be. The roasted malt does leave some lingering dryness in my mouth.

D-Looking at this site, this has a very low abv which adds even more to the drinkability. I could easily have a few of these over the course of the night due to the fact that so much flavor continues to come out as it warms.

I really dug this beer. My only other forray into a blueberry beer is the one made by Marin Brewing and that one has never been one of my favorites.

Photo of Mauerhan
3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

i cannot tell you how long i have been trying to get my hands on some dark horse stuff. yet again another thank you to sirsketch for yet another beer i have wanted to try since i have been on the site.

pours dark with a thick amount of chocolate head. while pouring i hold it to the light. color is almost purple. then i have three splashes in my glass. looks like someone is getting a visit from the sediment fairy. when i look closer at my glass i notice something that looks like a combination of blueberry stems and old hop leafs are at the bottom of my glass. not a huge turn off but not really a huge turn on either. looks like im going to have to drink carefully.

smell is surprisingly light on the blueberries they are there mind you but not as prevalent as you would think. almost smells like a chocolate blueberry muffin.

taste is nice. rich roasted malts lead the attack on my palate. just when it looks like the malts have been put in the corner the cavalry of blueberries flanks me and leaves me surprised. this is an interesting beer. tasty. not phenomenal by any means but definitely worth a try. also a lingering roasted quality sticks around the palate. interesting.

mouth if surprisingly carbonated. medium bodied. and hate to hammer this word into the ground but surprising.

im not sure i would chase down this beer again but i am very glad i was given the chance to try it. kinda makes me want to play with fruit stouts.

Photo of amneziak
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Well it pours about the same color any other stout would pour but there is a very nice chocolaty head that carries just a bit of reddish blue tint. The lacing is very nice and the retention of the head is moderate. This one doesn't hang around too long but brisk swirls will get you a little more.

Smell: Really nice aroma coming out of the glass. I can definitely smell the blueberry, but it's not overpowering. The majority of the beer smells like coffee and chocolate and roasted malts. I'm really glad this one doesn't smell too sweet with the blueberries because I thought they would be at the forefront of the beer. That would have been a huge turnoff for me.

Taste: Tres is a really good tasting stout. I'm still very surprised at how subdued the blueberry flavor is. If I didn't know there was blueberry in here, I'd definitely guess that I was pulling a little blueberry out of it. You get the traditional flavors of a stout, too, and the chocolate and coffee notes carry over well.

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is great. It's not too bitter and the flavors coat the inside of the mouth very well. With the ABV being extremely low (4.5% to be exact) it's pretty easy to see why this one is so drinkable. It gets just about everything right on the palate, which is not always so easy with stouts.

Overall: It took some tough searching to find this beer, but it was well worth the wait. I find this beer to be very enjoyable, quite drinkable, and not even close to overwhelming with blueberry. So many breweries push the fruit components to the front, but not Dark Horse. I'm glad I still have another seven of these bad boys because I will definitely be sharing them with friends and family.

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Photo of gmcfarre
3.63/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into imperial pint glass

A - Pours a solid, pitch black color with a small toffee colored head that rests at a thin level for many a minutes. Laces thickly when tipped.

S - Strong roasted flavors: caramel, toffee, chocolate & espresso all blend together. Tart, sweet, and fruity blueberries start to come through as this beer warms, adding a nice complexity to the scent.

T - Starts with a kick of tart blueberry and some dark chocolate and roasted malt notes. Fairly sweet and filling throughout the tongue. Fruity sweetness quickly turns to a dry roasted aftertaste at the finish. Blueberry never quite overpowers, but it does become more present as it warms.

M - Moderate carbonation that is hard to distinguish from the tart blueberry sensation. Medium bodied with a puckering mouthfeel. Rather filling.

D - An interesting & worthwhile combination between roasted malt and tart blueberry that is worth a try, but its not something I would crave nor purchase often. Kudos to Dark Horse for taking the risk, however.

Photo of rayjay
4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got this one in a BIF and I'm going in blind; never heard of this beer but I'm familiar with the name of the brewery.

A black beer with a deep brown average head. Expected.

Big time blueberry aroma, very pleasant and inviting. Smells like fresh picked and crushed blueberries. The aroma just dominates, but because I've seen the beer I can subjectively detect roasted grains and aroma hops.

Stout flavors are the main focus and take over the blueberries, reducing them to a pleasant touch. The blueberry aroma competes for the long fallout but gets outdone by the delicious roasted and sweet malts. Coffee like aftertaste. Simple yet very well made, and I love the delicate interplay between the big rich stout flavors and the extremely fresh blueberry taste. Really delicious and refreshing!

Good mouthfeel, force carbed and medium viscosity. Like the appearance it fits the beer and gets the job done and not much else.

Sensational drinkability. I love low-gravity stouts and could session with this all night. I'm picturing an orgasmic cask-conditioned pint of this as I write. Thanks imstillthegman and cheers!

Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,373 ratings.