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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

411 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 411
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 9
Gots: 29 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Lee_Hancock

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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Evan

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-08-2013 03:01:58 | More by Evan
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bobbyr5

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

06-06-2013 02:53:10 | More by bobbyr5
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-06-2013 00:57:40 | More by savagepm
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Paul_Apsley

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

06-05-2013 11:05:06 | More by Paul_Apsley
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Drinkingresponsibility

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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DanGeo

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-03-2013 02:49:50 | More by DanGeo
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PincheNorteno

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.7%

Bought a single 12 oz bottle, poured into a pub glass. My baseline for judging browns is Newcastle, which Boffo easily surpasses in flavor and overall quality. This is a nice beer to convert swill drinkers over to the good stuff.
Looks- moderate head, a bit of nice lacing owed to the sugar content. Neat brown hue permeable to light.
Smell- bread, sweet honey,
Taste- obvious mild toasted malty biscuit, low hop presence. Unique honey notes that I haven't found in other browns. Pleasant yeastiness.
Mouthfeel- very drinkable, pleasantly uniform carbonation. Flattens out a bit as it warms.

Overall this is a tasty brown. It has some good subtle qualities that you won't find in the big corporate brands.

06-02-2013 17:08:37 | More by PincheNorteno
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

06-01-2013 01:38:55 | More by Jas45678
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wedge

North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -2.7%

Pours a deep, unclear brown color beneath a small, bubbly tan head. Creamy, nutty aromas upfront followed by malted milk, toasted grain, and berries. Lightly sweet chocolate and dark bread flavors and a bit of nutty roasted coffee as well. Some earthy hops join in and linger into the finish along with a dark fruitiness. Not as impressive as other malty Dark Horse beers, but this still manages to stand out from the pack.

05-29-2013 03:13:24 | More by wedge
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fredmugs

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Michigan

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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France

4/5  rDev +6.7%

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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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Michigan

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Ohio

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North Carolina

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Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 411 ratings.