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Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

272 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 8
Gots: 16 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2003)
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beersvh23

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-06-2013 01:46:27 | More by beersvh23
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DanGeo

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-05-2013 00:52:20 | More by DanGeo
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Paul_Apsley

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

06-04-2013 12:08:54 | More by Paul_Apsley
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-01-2013 01:42:09 | More by Jas45678
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WesM63

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-28-2013 03:51:53 | More by WesM63
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bob_d_j

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-27-2013 00:28:46 | More by bob_d_j
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PsilohsaiBiN

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-26-2013 02:54:43 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -14%

05-26-2013 00:21:50 | More by Gatordaddy
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-25-2013 02:04:20 | More by yuenglingade
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akttr

Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.6%

05-24-2013 03:43:26 | More by akttr
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Andrew61923

California

3.59/5  rDev -5%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into my Sierra Nevada tulip. Bought as a single as I've enjoyed some of Dark Horse's offerings in the past.

A: Pours a very dark brown with almost no light getting through along the sides of the glass. Even with an aggressive pour, I was left with half a finger's worth of light khaki head that faded relatively quickly to a thin film.

S: I'm getting much more roastiness than anything else with a bit of baker's chocolate mixed in there as well. Not a very exciting nose really.

T: More pleasant than the aroma. The chocolate asserts itself a lot more, but I'm still not getting much more beyond it. A bit too one-dimensional for my liking.

M: The carbonation is about spot-on and this drinks very well, but I'm a bit confused by the designation as a Baltic porter in that sense. I would expect a more viscous beer in that category, where are this seems like a standard American porter to me.

O: There's nothing groundbreaking about this beer at all, but that doesn't make it bad by any means. I could see myself going back to it if I saw it on draft (which I never will), but I doubt I would buy it again in bottle form.

05-23-2013 01:20:07 | More by Andrew61923
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ncketchum

Wisconsin

4.21/5  rDev +11.4%

Served cellar temp in a chimay chalice

A - pours a dark, clear brown with a ring of head

S - sweet biscuit breadiness, malt, chocolate

T - taste is primarily chocolate malt, a hint of hops in the finish

M - very smooth, no sign of alcohol, medium bodied

O - great Baltic porter, dark horse continues to impress me with all they put out

05-19-2013 02:16:19 | More by ncketchum
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tourdot

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-18-2013 18:26:02 | More by tourdot
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GinsuDave

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-17-2013 00:55:48 | More by GinsuDave
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wedge

North Carolina

4.18/5  rDev +10.6%

Very dark chestnut color with only a slender, creamy line of a head. Aromas of salted dark chocolate, caramel, nuts, and berries. Rich, malty flavor transitioning to dark fruitiness. Sweetened coffee, tobacco, molasses, faint licorice, caramelized sugar, and vanilla bean. Dry in the finish and creamy, but thinner than expected. A very tasty, big-ish porter and yet another malty success from Dark Horse.

05-16-2013 01:54:38 | More by wedge
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kevgod

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-14-2013 01:53:57 | More by kevgod
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.6%

05-13-2013 17:05:30 | More by BMart
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Slay40

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +19%

05-10-2013 21:11:54 | More by Slay40
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MJ_Szydlowski

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

05-03-2013 18:37:23 | More by MJ_Szydlowski
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

05-01-2013 18:56:54 | More by smartassboiler
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ThirstyHrothgar

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-28-2013 02:34:19 | More by ThirstyHrothgar
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rolandboy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-27-2013 17:40:33 | More by rolandboy
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Screper

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-22-2013 01:24:33 | More by Screper
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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.41/5  rDev +16.7%

Appearance: It's very dark very much opaque in color. On top is a head beige in color and one finger in height.

Aroma: Sweet dark fruits in the front with tones of brown bread and molasses. Black licorice, yeasty, mint.

Taste: Chocolate malts, dark coffee, traces of milk sugar. Dark bread, licorice, molasses. The mouthfeel has a malty bite but finishes smooth.

Notes: Despite this one being seven percent it's very drinkable. Cheers.

04-21-2013 01:51:37 | More by horshack7
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-17-2013 16:50:00 | More by Jason
Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.