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Edacsac Dekoorc Eert - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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85
very good

402 Ratings
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Ratings: 402
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 24 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rifugium on 09-28-2012)
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3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle

Pours a hazy amber orange, fine off-white head retains well at about a quarter inch. Some particulate matter in suspension.

Smells of orange blossom honey and piney floral hops.

Tastes of bitter piney hops and mild biscuity malt.

Medium to full body with tingly carbonation throughout.

A fairly decent IPA with a bland taste in comparison to some others. It's good and drinks easy, and the hops are fine, but there isn't enough other flavor in there to balance it out. Good but not fantastic.

Cylinsier, Oct 16, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.92/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.6/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.33/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I picked up a bottle of Dark Horse's Edacsac Dekoorc Eert last week for $1.99 at The Lager Mill. I've had Crooked Tree many times, but I've never had any beers from single hop series and I'm interested to see how they turn out, so lets see how it goes. No visible bottling date. Poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a imperial pint glass.

A- The label looks ok, it's odd looking, but it's also a little eye catching. It poured a very cloudy amber orange color that took on more of a brighter amber orange color when held to the light with two fingers worth of off white head that died down to a thin ring that stayed till the end and it left some patchy and spotty lacing behind. This was a decent looking beer,but the color wasn't as nice a I was hoping for.

S- The aroma starts off with a slightly higher amount of medium sweetness with the hops being the first to show up and they impart a nice citrus rind aroma that seems to stick out the most and there's some light floral hop aromas showing up in the background. Up next comes some doughy yeast which leads right into the malts which impart some sweet malt, bready and bread crust like aromas. This beer had a nice aroma, the hop profile was nice.

T- The taste seems to be be similar to the aroma, but lighter and it starts off with a medium amount of sweetness with malts being the first to show up this time and they impart the same aspects that they did in the aroma, but this time they stick out a little more and there's still some doughy yeast showing up in the background. Up next comes the hops which are a little on the lighter side and they impart a lighter citrus rind and floral hop flavors with the citrus rinds still sticking out the most. On the finish there's a slightly higher amount of medium bitterness with malty and citrus rind hop aftertaste. This was a decent tasting IPA, but it was a little too much on the malty side.

M- Smooth, fairly crisp, a little creamy, on the slightly thicker side of being medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. This beer had a nice mouthfeel that worked well with it.

Overall I thought this was a decent beer and a decent example of the style, it seemed to be pretty average for an IPA and instead of letting the hops do all the taking this beer got a little to heavy handed with malts and it didn't let those hops shine through the way they should. This beer had ok drinkability, it was smooth, fairly crisp, a little creamy, slightly filling and the taste didn't do the best job at holding at my attention, I think one is enough for me, I have no urge to drink another one back to back. What I like the most about this beer was the aroma and mouthfeel, to me those were the highlights of this beer. What I liked the least about this beer was the the appearance, taste and drinkability, those were the aspects that held this beer back from being as good as it could be. I wouldn't buy this beer again, I prefer Crooked tree over this. I wouldn't recommend it as a good IPA, but it's worth a try to get a good idea what kind of aspects Cascade hops impart. All in all I just wasn't to into to this beer, it didn't have anything special to it and I didn't find it to be memorable. This isn't a favorite Dark Horse beer and it's pretty average for an IPA. I like the idea behind this beer, but it didn't prove to be as good as Crooked Tree and it left me wanting more, better luck next time guys.

StoutHunter, Sep 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

rderedin, Sep 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

This is a relatively unbalanced, uninteresting ipa. That being said, it's relatively cheap, and I can see it being enjoyed by fans of dryer, more astringent and resinous IPAs. The only fruit note I'm getting is grapefruit rind.

I think the main problem here is that the malt bill doesn't let the hops "pop". There is almost a burnt feeling to this.

A disappointing brew coming from the makers of crooked tree, double crooked tree, and smells like a safety meeting.

Jack_Malts, Sep 22, 2014
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Edacsac Dekoorc Eert from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.