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Dark Horse Too Cream Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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87
very good

1,010 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,010
Reviews: 403
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.03%
Wants: 70
Gots: 101 | FT: 3
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Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: Mitchster on 02-05-2003

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3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Beautiful pitch black pour with a deep tan/brown head that gives way rather quickly and leaves a nice little oil slick ring atop the brew. No lacing at all, but I wouldn't really expect that from this style.

S- Smells like an excellent cup of coffee with just a touch of raw sugar and a hint of heavy cream. Nice deep, rich and bitter Belgian 80% cocoa with subtle hints of dried cherries, dates, raisins and toasted macadamia nuts.

T- Spot on with the nose... bitter black coffee with an underneath sweetness of cream, dark chocolate, dried fruit and roasted nuts. Really nice depth as it warms up a bit. This probably one that shoulda just went from my cellar to the glass and bypassed the fridge altogether.

M- No carbonation at all. I was expecting this to be a little thicker, so that's a bit of a let down, but the way the bitter chocolate, coffee and dark fruit sit on your tongue... it's really pleasant. Decent oily finish with a nice roasted nut/cocoa that doesnt really want to go away.

O- Very easy drinking. No hint at all of the alcohol. Really nice blend of bitter and sweet. Really wish I could get this in NY.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks for this series, Yeahnatenelson!!

Appearance. Pours black with a thin, dark brown head.

Smell. Dark roasty malts, coffee liquer and a little molasses.

Taste. Huge dark coffee, some dry roasty malts, some slight creamy sweetness.

Mouthfeel. Below medium body, medium carbonation. A bit too thin for this big tasting beer maybe.

Overall. A very nice stout! Not sweet and creamy feeling like many milk stouts, but a nice stout all the same.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of srv33
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a near-black, with a quickly dissapating very dark brown foam head. Scents of roasted malt, milk chocolate, vanilla, and coffee, really a great smell. Taste very much follows the nose, but with just a hint of oak and tobacco that later unfold after the initial notes of chocolate, roasted malt and coffee hit your palate. I rather like it - and it surprisingly was not as sweet as I would have expected. The mouthfeel is fantastic, very thick and creamy. A unique yet gentle stout, another great brew from Dark Horse.

EDIT: As an afterthought, I reckon this would really benefit from aging - going to cellar a couple of these.

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3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A: pours black with a finger of tan head that fades into a thin ring with little lacing.

S: roasted malts with creamy dark chocolate and sweet cream.

T: roasted malts here as well with dark chocolate, slight char, and some coffee flavors.

M: thick body with lowish carbonation, this beer is rich and creamy.

O: a solid beer overall, though I'd like it to be a bit sweeter with a bit more depth.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer gets much better with age. My buddy gave me a four pack over a year ago and when I tried it it was just ok. I left one of the beers in the fridge and forgot about it. I just found it tonight and tried it .... Fantastic! It is deceptively bitter when I was expecting a milk stout. Strong hints of tobacco and toasted chocolate.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours a pitch black color. I've honestly never seen a beer this dark. The head is even a very dark brown, although there wasn't much. The lacing is very nice though.

Smell - Strong scent of coffee. Chocolate, cream, oak, alcohol, and a subtle sweetness.

Taste - Sweet with roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, oak, and a slight alcohol bite in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Has a thick, creamy body with light carbonation.

Overall - This is the first milk stout I've ever tried. I'm giving it a good rating because I know that it's good for it's style. I just personally hate coffee lol. But everything else is great.

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Dark Horse Too Cream Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,010 ratings.