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Dark Horse Too Cream Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

883 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 883
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 62
Gots: 68 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 02-05-2003)
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ThisWangsChung

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4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a Samuel Smith pint glass.

A: Pours a very dark brown color. The head is a three finger tan shade. Retention isn't particularly superb, nor did I expect it to be. Lacing isn't great, either. Still, the look of this one puts most imperial stouts to shame.

S: Certainly a cream stout, with its big notes of lactose and powdered chocolate. Underlying that is some roasted barley. Smells bigger than it really is.

T: An initial wave of opening lactic cream is really pleasant, giving way to a combination of unsweetened chocolate and roasted barley. The aforementioned finish retains its milky twang, helping to balance all of the pleasant roasty bitterness. I'm also happy the lactose doesn't come off as being too acidic. This is my kind of stout, only lacking in terms of depth.

M: Creamy and soft, giving way to a semi-dry finish. It does a solid job being moderately easy to drink and feeling big at the same time. Generally, it just FEELS pitch-black.

O: While it definitely comes off like a cream stout, there are many times drinking this where I think it might be an imperial stout, and a rock-solid one at that. Certainly it's much better than their One oatmeal stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 19:39:25 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Dark Horse Too Cream Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 883 ratings.