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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

392 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 8
Gots: 19 | 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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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.21/5  rDev -14.6%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

09-28-2013 22:30:01 | More by vette2006c5r
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scotorum

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-27-2013 03:23:14 | More by scotorum
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-25-2013 01:15:48 | More by capuchinpilates
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mwar

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -20.2%

09-21-2013 21:03:07 | More by mwar
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-15-2013 18:27:24 | More by Agentveba
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JoeyBrightside

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

09-13-2013 22:08:55 | More by JoeyBrightside
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Kerrie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-05-2013 01:04:03 | More by Kerrie
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carlborch

Michigan

3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours brilliantly clear, dark mahogany brown. 1 inch creamy-off-white head forms and settles in at 1/2 inch. The nose is clean, sweet, toasty, and yeasty. Medium body with forward sweet malty notes. Hints of chocolate and char on the palate. Delicious smoky notes. Dark toast? Short with hints of hazelnuts and bitterness in the lingering Belgian lace is well developed although thin. The ABV is not noticeable on the palate. Moderate to low carbonation. I would re-purchase.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 18:30:57 | More by carlborch
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-30-2013 13:18:26 | More by tommy5
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours a surprisingly clear, brown color. Slight head. Not much lace either.

S-Sweet with some hoppy mumbles in the background. Burnt caramel. Toasted, wet bread crust.

T-More of the same. A lot of caramel, brown sugar and sweet, darker breadiness. A subtle bitterness in the finish.

M-A bit of warmth. Light bodied considering its color and ABV. Had to rush this pint and I had no trouble putting back a quarter of the glass in one gulp; no grimace afterwords.

O/D-Easily in contention for the prestigious "Worst Label Ever" ribbon. Looks like a coked-out Squidward from Spongebob. I digress, the beer was cool but Jesus, that label.

Serving type: on-tap

08-24-2013 00:33:57 | More by VelvetExtract
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-22-2013 20:57:50 | More by hooliganlife
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s_currie

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

08-17-2013 02:37:25 | More by s_currie
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Doppelbockulus

Florida

4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a regular brown ale as far as I know, but somehow is tastes barrel aged, and in a very good way.

The nose has a medium maltiness to it, some bread and a little sweetness, but there are also hints of wood and bourbon. This continues into the flavor but with more intensity. This beer is a wonderful, medium caramel, malty drink with huge bourbon and oak notes and a touch of vanilla. It is possibly the best brown ale I have ever had.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 14:56:18 | More by Doppelbockulus
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-13-2013 04:17:12 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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jacksonweite

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

08-07-2013 23:21:40 | More by jacksonweite
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jduprey007

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

08-06-2013 01:13:11 | More by jduprey007
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shamrock071521

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-01-2013 05:13:40 | More by shamrock071521
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-30-2013 21:19:17 | More by Eric908
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Rons35

Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-29-2013 17:03:56 | More by Rons35
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nzerbe

New York

2/5  rDev -46.8%

07-21-2013 03:29:20 | More by nzerbe
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MattXT

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2013 21:24:36 | More by MattXT
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-18-2013 17:10:40 | More by sendbeer
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -46.8%

07-17-2013 16:27:35 | More by mwbrady12
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jman005

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-09-2013 04:12:03 | More by jman005
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-03-2013 14:17:54 | More by beergorrilla
Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.