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Dark Horse Too Cream Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

876 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 876
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 61
Gots: 67 | 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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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-17-2014 03:10:50 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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mwar

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

06-12-2014 18:44:09 | More by mwar
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fscottkey

New York

3.45/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Oily black with no light coming trough. The head is massive - it almost overfilled my glass. It is easily 2 1/2 fingers of dense tan foam.

S: Sweet and roasted malts - chocolate and vanilla. Very pleasant combination of smells.

T: I get a lot of smoke. It is not bad - I just wasn't expecting it based on the nose or the description. There is subtle sweetness and hints of bitter coffee.

M: A little thin and less coating that expected. No noticeable carbonation.

O: Based on the Appearance and Nose I expected big things. The taste was way off the nose - and not really in a good way. I am desperately sipping and hoping for hints of chocolate and more coffee - but I am just getting smoke. There are other stouts in this series from Dark Horse - I have them and will try them. I *think* there is one that is a smoked porter - I can't imagine something smokier than this!

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 01:26:19 | More by fscottkey
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

06-09-2014 18:19:05 | More by IAmHollywood13
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darcange

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-07-2014 01:45:36 | More by darcange
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buddha5050

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-06-2014 03:39:29 | More by buddha5050
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-01-2014 01:27:48 | More by Latarnik
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Flight317

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-30-2014 22:33:07 | More by Flight317
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Tafyob41

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-28-2014 05:04:36 | More by Tafyob41
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fire34fighter

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-21-2014 21:05:06 | More by fire34fighter
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

05-21-2014 13:00:09 | More by mendvicdog
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mcgovern1010

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

05-20-2014 18:26:17 | More by mcgovern1010
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-20-2014 01:31:28 | More by kybeerdrinker
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-19-2014 16:20:59 | More by PappyVans
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. My second of the five winter stouts from Dark Horse Brewing Co. Picked up a single bottle of this from the local beer store.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours an inky jet black colored body with about a finger of dark mocha head. Some spotty mocha lacing, but none really sticks. Looks pretty nice.

S - Smell is comprised of milk chocolate, cream / lactose, coffee bean roastiness, cookie dough / fudgey, & mild dark fruit presence. Maybe a hint of spicing. A pleasant, yet average aroma.

T - Taste follows the aroma - milk chocolate, cream / lactose, dark coffee bean roast / bitterness, mild indistinct dark fruitiness, and some hints of metallics on the finish.

M - The feel is silky smooth, and creamy. Medium bodied with good roasty bitterness lingering on the palate.

Overall, a nice example of the style, but it lies somewhere in the middle of the pack. Lightly warming with a moderate 7.50% abv. Well worth having, and I look forward to trying the others.

Dark Horse Too Cream Stout ---3.5/5

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 01:49:31 | More by mfnmbvp
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Wsherry1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-18-2014 01:44:54 | More by Wsherry1
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jwal

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-14-2014 23:59:56 | More by jwal
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kaufmaal

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-14-2014 03:27:24 | More by kaufmaal
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-13-2014 22:22:09 | More by ZEB89
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Sean45812

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-11-2014 01:42:15 | More by Sean45812
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle purchased at AJ's Beer Warehouse in Henrietta, NY.

Pours out a dark, nearly pitch black, with a half inch head, and not much lacing.

Smells like lactose, vanilla, coffee, and roasted malt.

The taste is similar. Pretty smooth, but slightly simple. Some roasted malt flavor is smoothed over by milk stout-y lactose flavors. A little bit of chocolate and coffee flavors, but they are pretty weak.

Medium bodied, but slightly thin. Creamy, smooth, slick mouthfeel. Low carbonation.

Of the "numbers stouts" in this series that I've had (all but Fore), this ranks #3, behind Tres Blueberry and Plead the 5th, and slightly better than One Oatmeal.

Serving type: bottle

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mkirkland80

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Beershack

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-04-2014 00:42:27 | More by jschott75
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-01-2014 22:37:32 | More by MikeWard
Dark Horse Too Cream Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 876 ratings.