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Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

253 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 253
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 8
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
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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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-20-2014 20:56:22 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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OhioBobcat

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-19-2014 01:18:46 | More by OhioBobcat
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KFrank729

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-31-2014 00:59:38 | More by KFrank729
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aandresen

Arizona

5/5  rDev +32.3%

03-29-2014 22:07:35 | More by aandresen
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mcrawford

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-26-2014 21:47:31 | More by mcrawford
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Prager62

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-23-2014 21:31:36 | More by Prager62
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M1A2

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-16-2014 17:12:37 | More by M1A2
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-14-2014 22:55:07 | More by bostonryan
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jwc215

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very dark brown - almost black - with a tan light brown head that leaves lacing.

The smell is of chocolate, coffee, some dark fruit and a touch of licorice.

The taste is of chocolate upfront soon backed by coffee and dark fruits coming in as it progresses. Finishes with roasted coffee with a touch of lingering chocolate and a hint of licorice.

Creamy and smooth, the abv is well-hidden.

This is a complex, rich, well-balanced porter. Easy to drink, especially for the abv. Well-made and certainly enjoyable!

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2014 21:32:30 | More by jwc215
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Boverhof3

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-12-2014 03:19:22 | More by Boverhof3
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

03-02-2014 21:07:55 | More by TwelveOunces
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dkeav

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

02-28-2014 19:24:12 | More by dkeav
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-23-2014 16:48:00 | More by thinwhiteduke
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Surly Darkness chalice.

Appearance: Pours a dark brownish black with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of deep tan head which quickly fades away. Lacing is fairly light.

Smell: A rich, sweet, and roasty dark malt forward aroma with hints of chocolate, coffee, and subtle dark fruit. Dark roasted barley malts with sweet hints of chocolate, coffee beans, toast, biscuit, caramel, toffee, grains, nuts, yeast, oats, and slight smoke. Sweet scent of molasses sugar. Dark fruit hints of cherry, raisin, fig, and prune. Subtle hints of earthy hops in the background. A pretty solid stout like aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a sweet and roasty dark malt driven taste with notes of chocolate, coffee, and subtle fruit. Dark roasted barley malts with upfront notes of chocolate, coffee beans, sweet caramel, biscuit, toasted bread, toffee, yeast, oats, grains, nuts, and a little touch of smoke. Sweet taste of molasses and brown sugar. Dark fruit undertones with notes of cherry, fig, prune, and raisin. A pretty decent dark taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Creamy, slick, and somewhat syrupy. Pretty smooth.

Overall: A solid take on a Baltic Porter. Good sweet chocolate and coffee taste.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 07:48:15 | More by MattyG85
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jduprey007

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-16-2014 16:12:30 | More by jduprey007
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jeffwright

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-15-2014 02:57:05 | More by jeffwright
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-13-2014 14:22:31 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-13-2014 13:53:29 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-09-2014 21:29:55 | More by superdoopersauce
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-09-2014 03:26:31 | More by Blaze5445
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gwiedman1

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-08-2014 22:43:42 | More by gwiedman1
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vonnegut21

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-06-2014 18:45:10 | More by vonnegut21
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-04-2014 16:16:02 | More by Kmlund
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jemarent

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-02-2014 21:02:55 | More by jemarent
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -14%

01-24-2014 22:51:12 | More by Davepoolesque
Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 253 ratings.