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King Of The Forest - Dark Horse Brewing Company

King Of The ForestKing Of The Forest

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BA SCORE
81
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86 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 28.45%


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

Style | ABV
American Porter |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: camil1mj on 12-11-2011)
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1/5  rDev -71.8%

01-18-2013 18:48:00 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

750ml into a snifter.

A. Black, no head.

S. Sweet acetic acid. Apple skin, vinegar. Ghost of coffee bean.

T. Mild roasted malt, vinegary acetic acid, sour plum. Very acetic with only a hint of the malt character.

M. Medium-bodied with almost no carbonation.

O. Not undrinkable, but a bit too much acetic acid at the expense of the base porter. Not something I'd have again.

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2.13/5  rDev -40%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

A: Completely flat dark brown pour. Obviously no head or lacing. Doubt this was intentional.

S: Intensely sour dark fruits aroma. A little roasted malt trying to peek through. A little nail polish remover in there.

T: Lots of tart dark fruits up front. Turns into kind of a chocolatey BOOM huge wave of mouth-puckering sourness all of the sudden. Very tart, very sour, pretty much obliterates anything else in the beer. Get a drying, leathery aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied, very sour and very dry.

O: I had to pour this one out. It's like drinking fruit-flavored acetone mixed with some bile. No porter aspects to be found, this is a pure sour bomb.

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Dreadnaught33

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3.28/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This is an interesting beer, not my thing. I realize that they are trying to infect this beer to make it sour, but aspects of it just bring back bad memories of infected beers from the past! Thanks though to Mac from opening it up.

Pours a nice color, normal stout with some brown highlights, decent head not much lacing. The smell gives me problems, cause it has that medicinal burnt cherry strange strain of yeast infected aroma that is a red flag for infection in good beers, and it is hard to get past that for me. The has some decent licorice, cherry, tart flavors with a bit of roasted stout at the end. The tastes i can get behind, the smell is rough.

The feel is ok, hard to concentrate on that with everything else, but it has some decent carbo but sort of flat which is ok and medium in feel, a lingering sour flavor.

Weird brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 22:42:38 | More by Dreadnaught33
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King Of The Forest from Dark Horse Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.