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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

860 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 860
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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Reviews by thecheapies:
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Jet black with a tiny, short-lasting brown head. Looks like it's flattening out. No lace worth mentioning.

Dark roasts, char, peaty smoke, slight earthiness from the hop, black grains.

Nice roastiness with a tangy, semi-lactic coffee flavor. The smoke is mild, but there. The alcohol pairs with an almost astringent malt bitterness. Decent balance with the spicy hop presence. That spice is retained and sustained in the finish. A little peppery. Pretty good stuff.

Big, chewy malt-crusher. Heavier body whooshes around in the mouth. But, it needs more carbonation. Somewhat disappointed with the carb.

Tough style to nail. This is still a good example. Tasty and comforting.

Serving type: on-tap

02-18-2012 02:49:25 | More by thecheapies
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Pours very dark brown with a thin, lasting brown head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of chocolate, roasted coffee, dark earthy tones with a hint of anise.

The taste is of sweet chocolate, smoke (meat-y?) and coffee. It has a lingering earthy finish.

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A: Dark, even for a 7% stout, there is no light getting through this thing

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 860 ratings.