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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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BA SCORE
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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Reviews by Westsidethreat:
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Westsidethreat

California

3.2/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: One a scale of one to ten…ten being too carbonated and one having no carbonation…this would be a two. This is pretty much flat. No bubble movement and only a thin dark beige film sits on top of the uber dark brown body.

S: Delicate smoke, milk chocolate, lactose, charred wood and a hint of grape sourness.

T: Begins with a medium roastedness with a low level swash of dried cocoa. Little bit of oatmealish flavors and some other fairly smooth graininess competes against the roasted barley. Some cola notes flit in and our while only a minor amount of smoke can be round. The smoke is more like some charred wood that you would find out of a campfire than actual “smoked” grains. Finishes a little choppy and not totally smooth.

M: Medium body, thin and hard across the palate.

D: Not really balanced and jagged flavors that aren’t melding for me. Mouthfeel is hard and not full how I’d like it. Not a bad beer but not a favorite.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2007 05:38:54 | More by Westsidethreat
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Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 864 ratings.