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Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Boffo Brown AleDark Horse Boffo Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

387 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 387
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 8
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 01-08-2004)
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Reviews by barczar:
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barczar

Kentucky

3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an opaque deep brown with amber highlights and a solid half inch dense tan head that lingers.

Aroma is very nutty, with roast malt and toasted breadcrust forming the background. There's a touch of coffee and dark fruit character adding complexity, along with floral hops. Chocolate surfaces as it warms.

Flavor is fairly roasty throughout, with toasted nuttiness hitting mid palate and lingering long in the finish. Black cherry is detected initially at the back of the mouth. It's extremely bready, with roast coffee and light chocolate intermingling into the fairly bitter, dry finish.

Body is on the full side of moderate, with fairly low carbonation and a bit of grain astringency.

Overall, a very roasty, nutty, bready, malty brew. Solid offering, perfect for cold winter weather.Not to style, but tasty!

Serving type: growler

10-19-2012 02:29:18 | More by barczar
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Ricklikesmibeer

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-11-2014 15:35:36 | More by Ricklikesmibeer
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jroberts8811

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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detroitpat

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-05-2014 20:40:51 | More by detroitpat
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ffshore545

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-03-2014 18:34:47 | More by ffshore545
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timmy2b

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-02-2014 02:46:59 | More by timmy2b
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-21-2014 05:07:18 | More by Jasoncolliver
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EdFed

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-15-2014 03:03:35 | More by EdFed
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.2%

06-09-2014 18:59:44 | More by IAmHollywood13
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Viperman1316

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-07-2014 22:40:32 | More by Viperman1316
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bcsbeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +13%

06-01-2014 04:27:21 | More by bcsbeer
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -20.2%

05-30-2014 17:09:15 | More by mrfrancis
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KevMo84

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-27-2014 06:05:39 | More by KevMo84
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Evarigan

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

05-19-2014 21:51:15 | More by Evarigan
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

05-16-2014 14:43:20 | More by kvgomps
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-14-2014 00:12:30 | More by Drk93TT
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

05-06-2014 14:23:10 | More by thinwhiteduke
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thickgirth

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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civicm87

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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LJWalker

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.2%

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Michigan

3.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light brown, somewhat murky, but almost do a dark golden amber color-small sized head

Smell: Caramel, chocolate, sweet but nutty undertones, earthy

Taste: Mocha/coffee undertones (from the chocolate), nutty, somewhat sweet but not overwhelming

Mouthfeel: low carbonation, light bodied, not heavy by any means

Overall: Decent, nothing outstanding, but not just average--enjoyable flavors, somewhat sweet, somewhat smokey

Serving type: on-tap

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.