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King Of The Forest - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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King Of The ForestKing Of The Forest

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91 Ratings
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 28.9%
Wants: 30
Gots: 34 | FT: 2
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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zachary80

Indiana

3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Purchased at the December 2011 4Elf party. Cellared since purchase and refrigerated a couple hours before drinking.

Zero head on the poor. Dark brown body.

Strong fruity aroma, hard to describe. Similar to artificial sour apple flavors.

Very sour, delicious. Tart cherry. Wine character. Sour apple again.

Alcohol is very well hidden, I would never have guessed near ten, but I do sense it a little when I exhale. Medium body but zero carb.

This could be an excellent beer with some carbonation. This is the second bomber from 4Elf (2011) that was totally flat.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 02:05:00 | More by zachary80
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King Of The Forest from Dark Horse Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.