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Dark Horse Homo Sapien Raspberry Tripel Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Homo Sapien Raspberry Tripel Ale
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 8.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 11-02-2012)
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3.28/5  rDev -11.1%

Served in a snifter at Durty Nellie's.

Well, I've had the naked version, the cherry/hibiscus version, now a raspberry version. Go figure. This stuff pours a clear amber-brass topped by a finger of lightly off-cream-white foam. The nose comprises mild artificial raspberry drizzled over dry wheat, black pepper, and clove. As for the taste: Imagine a normal tripel, with it's banana, clove, wheat, and spicy Belgian yeast characteristics. To understand how this stuff tastes, replace the banana with slightly artificial, slightly dank raspberries, all the while leaving everything else stated above standard. That's how this stuff tastes. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda dry-ish finish. Overall, this is an okay tripel, if only because the raspberry flavor comes across as fake and unassuming, and, to make matters worse, it doesn't meld entirely well with the spices. Still, it ain't all bad, as I could stand to have another were one offered me.

11-02-2012 19:35:29 | More by TMoney2591
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-13-2014 23:13:10 | More by mattmarka1
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

10-02-2013 02:12:21 | More by bigbeers84
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-11-2012 15:24:22 | More by JLG193
Dark Horse Homo Sapien Raspberry Tripel Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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