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Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Fore Smoked StoutDark Horse Fore Smoked Stout

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88
very good

864 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 864
Reviews: 412
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 49
Gots: 74 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
January

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 12-13-2002)
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pours with a rich finger of dark tan/khaki head which settled in but was present while drinking. Sits black in the glass with no active carbonation.

Smell: Smokey front. Lots of smoke with a rich caramel, molasses, and dark fruity body. Creamy malt pokes its way through the big smoke body. Mossy hop presence as well. Rich caramel and molasses comes through again on the finish adding some complexity besides the smokey malt.

Taste: Some smoke on the front but more subdued then you would think after the aroma. Candied, overly sweet malt pops up and clings to the palate. Sweet, really sweet continues toward the back end and finish with some grassy hops.

Mouthfeel: Pretty smooth mouthfeel but the sweetness lingers and refuses to leave.

Overall: This one is all over the place. Really enjoyed the aroma but the taste and mouthfeel were off. The hoppiness in the taste does not go well with the smokey tones.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 20:31:45 | More by KFBR392
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Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 864 ratings.