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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

859 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 859
Reviews: 412
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 49
Gots: 73 | 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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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Type: 12 oz bottle
Glass: Pint
From: Tippins Market outside of Ann Arbor
Price: $2 for 1

Appearance: pours quite viscous, jet black not a bit of clarity. small tan head that leaves behind a top and side lacing. Looks like a big bad stout

Smell: Lacking complexity, some smokey notes along with strong roasted malts

Taste: Again with the smokey notes and strong roasted malts. but it picks way up from the nose. the strong roasted malts get taken over by chocolate and the smokeyness dies out.

Mouthfeel: strong bitter aftertaste, but pretty smooth. leaves a nice stickiness on the tongue

Overall: this one was better than expected. I got tres blueberry in the same mix six and was very disappointed with that one. This one has nice balance and a good mouthfeel and appearance that makes it a really good beer. If you're in the mood for a slightly smokey and nicely balanced roasted malts this one will take you there

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2013 03:26:40 | More by SportsandJorts
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An excellent, complex but very drinkable, smoked stout.

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S: Not a lot going on with this

T: Smokey and fruity but not very multidimensional

M: Good thickness to it, not much to complain about

O: Not bad for a smoked stout but not something I would want to have every day

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Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 859 ratings.