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Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

300 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 9
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2003)
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

TheOakKing, Sep 03, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

jnowak, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a one-finger tan head
S: Milk chocolate, cocoa powder, a bit of coffee and malt
T: Not as complex as the nose; mostly malt with some chocolate
M: Medium-bodied, smooth
O: A good porter, tasty but I wish the flavors were at the level of the nose

ONUMello, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

EdwardK77, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Skunkyluvmuffin, Aug 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 20, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -4%

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leitmotif, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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ZepHead80, Aug 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

pjkelley82, Aug 05, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This one's at least a year old, probably 2.

Pours an opaque deep brown with a modest frothy mocha head that lingers as a thin layer of foam.

Deeply nutty, toasted malt, chocolate, and prunes form the initial aroma. There's a hint of roast, but chocolate dominates.

Flavor reveals underpinnings of raisins and prunes, which are met early by chocolate, becoming somewhat roasty and a touch bitter mid palate. The nutty malt backbone is present throughout.

Body is fairly full, with a slick mouthfeel and modest carbonation. Alcohol warmth is light.

Great malt character, with a nice balance between chocolate and roast, though chocolate outshines the roast. The nutty, toasted malt is a nice treat. The dark fruit adds interesting complexity. Becomes a touch metallic late.

barczar, Aug 02, 2014
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Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter from Dark Horse Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.