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Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

445 Ratings
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Ratings: 445
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 11
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
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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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

BeerOps, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

SkinniePost, Mar 06, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

mmulebarn, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of vette2006c5r
3.21/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Boffo Brown pours a brown color with a small head. There is a licorice and shoe like aroma. The taste was a bit nutty, some toffee flavors, with licorice flavors. Flavors were a bit watery, and light. Overall its an easy to drink, brown ale that is light.

vette2006c5r, Sep 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

sirsteve42, Apr 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

ryanpj, Oct 23, 2012
Photo of Wildman
3.53/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

@Darkhorse
This beer poured a very dark brown, almost black color and formed an off white head that slowly faded. The aroma was of malt, coffee and caramel. The flavor was of malt, with a elements of both the coffee and the caramel. The body was rather light for the style and the finish a touch bittersweet. Not a bad brown, but not great either.

Wildman, Jun 02, 2006
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

MattXT, Jul 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Eric908, Jul 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Jas45678, Jun 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Jamison85, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

gratefulbeerhead, Nov 28, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

TasteTester, Apr 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

thebouch01, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of Beejay
3.45/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark brown with a ruby hue. Fairly small tan head on it.

S: Strong bread aroma. There is a nice roasty scent to it. Some milk chocolate notes, and possibly some maple syrup scents as well.

T: Some nice roasty flavors. Slight fruity notes. Bready and tasty.

M: Light to medium, with high carbonation.

D: Good overall, but I probably won't be stocking up on it.

Beejay, Dec 08, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

civicm87, May 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

lucasj82, Sep 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

match1112, Mar 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

vande, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Danielr26, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of 57md
3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a color somewhere between dark tan and burnt orange. The finger of head quickly dissipates and does not leave much lace behind. The nose is malty with some sweetness to it. The taste is bready, malty with a touch of sweetness as well. There are also chocolate notes present, but they are very subtle. There is a healthy body to this offering, but it does not rise to the level of "chewy." The finish is pleasantly semi-dry.

One of the better browns around.

57md, Jul 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

stortore, Apr 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

JoeMans, Jan 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Evan, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

_morandi_, Jul 15, 2014
Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 445 ratings.