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FF Dekoorc Eert - Dark Horse Brewing Company

FF Dekoorc EertFF Dekoorc Eert

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BA SCORE
85
very good

233 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 233
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.11%


Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewtus on 04-27-2013)
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Pencible

Virginia

3.3/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: This poured a hazy light copper with moderate white head.
S: It smelled like bitter citrus zest and earthy copper hops, with some bready malt.
T: It tasted like resin and copper hops, with some bready malt and citrus zest. It had a bitter and somewhat dirty aftertaste.
M: It was somewhat thick with moderate carbonation. Decent body.
D: This was on ok IPA, but the scent and taste weren't anything great. The body was average too, and the finish was a little murky. So it wasn't a delight to drink. Not bad, but not above average.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 01:12:46 | More by Pencible
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beatenbyjacks

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Vertical tasting with the other crooked trees. 2nd favorite of the series. Red caramel color while pouring. Citrus smell and malts as well as a bit of oats. Very malty cities flavor as well. Nice smooth finish. Second favorite of the four I tried. Nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 22:35:39 | More by beatenbyjacks
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

- unfiltered ipa with falconers flight hop. my first such experience with said hops.

A: Translucent autumn orange coloring with a ravishing display of micro-effervesce that is like its own little storm cell swirling in the vessel. A whipped cream textured head is rock steady and strong with a dull ivory tone to it. Label makes claim of unfilitered nature, to that im not seeing any visible evidence with exception of the haze, no particulate matter, which would of been the icing on the cake for me. Love the extra junk in the glass but overall this was still an outstanding show of head restraint, co2, and a fair amount of chunky lace lashes left behind.

S: Citrus orange and sweetly toasted malt character with a good deal of depth. Grassiness and a slight tropical fruit mention.

T: The hops are brightly spoken for, fresh, wet and juicy, while the finish provides a gentle hop dryn. There is a lemony-twang of grassiness, with the lemon being wet, the grassiness being dry. Citra hops come to play.

M: Strong tingly sensations of carbonation dances off the tongue with a luscious creamy maltiness of medium body.

O: Overall i rate per BA standards of outstanding being a 4.0 and i feel this meets my criteria in almost all catergories with exception of aroma being marginally off. Visually its everything you can ask for ( with exception of my personal favorite floaties), it has a good malt character and crisp carbonation factor as well. It has a very good complexity, even more so when you consider its a single hop variety (yes i am aware it is a blend) but it maintains the high citra quality and tropical fruitiness as well west coast attributes of grassiness and citrus notes. Its clean, crisp, smooth in flavor and highly worthy of multiples. Its flavorful, that is the hops are utilized during the late boil, and is not just dry hopped and bitter 60 minute boils like most of the other zombie ipas out there that just focus on bitterness and not flavor. Abv% feels perfect here, is not hindering even at 6.5%. If you check my average dev. you see i tend to rate most beers, if not ipa's a bit lower then the masses, with so many choices i feel to many are homongenous and dont stand out and focus only on bitter quality and quirky names. Underated imho.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 11:59:28 | More by beerthulhu
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark Horse Brewing Company
Crooked Tree Falconers Flight

Appearance: Deep gold and mostly clear. Head forms and leaves plenty of lace down the pint glass. Looks like an unfiltered IPA.

Smell: Citrus, cat pee, grapefruit.

Taste: lightly citrus, some dry herbal notes. Mild wood tones and even bitterness. Earthy, resinous for sure and a bit floral. Medium bodied feel, good medium high carbonation. Solid hop bite.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, well carbonated, crisp and smooth. Hop flavor of earthy resin lingers for a good while

Overall: A unique twist on crooked tree, this is a bit more woodsy and earthy, still with citrus, and comes through quite nicely. Good beer with ample hops.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2013 21:01:05 | More by Stinkypuss
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righthereisay

Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Smell: Citrus hops, grapefruit, lemon, very nice.

No clue what "Falconer's Flight" hops are, but now I'm interested.

Appearance: Nice amber color, a little hazy. Light head, nice lacing.

Tastes unique. A little bitter, but not too much. Nice malt, caramel goes great with the lemon/grapefruit hoppy taste. Not a huge IPA fan but Dark Horse seems to do them right.

Nice body, I'm rather happy I purchased it. Goes down nicely, like a summer beer. I will try the other two EERTS.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 00:35:02 | More by righthereisay
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Even though almost 3 months old I get a 1/4 inch of head and a ton of carbonation in the glass beer is a hazy amber brown.
S - Like all the beers from this pack it smells earthy and piney with some swampy malts on top.
T - Somewhat of a swampy hop presence, kind of mild with a bit of earthy pine on the back end in the finish. Somewhat watery with a smooth body.
M - Light to medium, to me it drinks more watery out of all the other 3.

Overall still smooth and easy to drink but it's the least interesting beer from the pack. Even the regular crooked tree is better.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 00:34:09 | More by DrDemento456
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I am almost 100% certain that I've never had this hop varietal before. Certainly not in a single hopped beer.

It carries distinct character, but isn't really boisterous. More earthy and subdued than anything else. Mild pine. The beer is smooth and easy to drink. Isn't that memorable, or interesting, to be honest. Nice to try though.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2013 05:57:28 | More by RblWthACoz
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from a 12oz bottle. Thanks surge1311!

An amber/orange color with a cloudy appearance and a minimal head. I see that it's unfiltered but still a surprising look. Mild aroma with hints of citrus but nothing jumping out. Flavor is a mix of toasted malt and citrusy bitterness but again, fairly mild. A nice consistency with a low to moderate carbonation.

A decent beer but a little dull. I expected more given the "Falconers Flight" mention on the label. Maybe I got a bad batch/bottle.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 10:19:06 | More by GJ40
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Brewed with Falconer's Flight hops. Pint glass.

Yep, she's unfiltered. Cloudy burnt orange color with a rich and well-retained finger of off-white foam. Seriously, great head retention. A few stray trails of carbonation shoot upwards slowly; pushing through the suspended beer microparticles. I like the look of it.

Strange muting of a nose for an IPA, particularly for a single-hop version of Crooked Tree. It's a unique hop aroma of light pine, herbs, and an earthy mint note. Semi-toasty malt comes through, too. Sensing that it's balanced like an APA. I'm intrigued before I'm blown away.

Scratch that... it's not a pale ale. Zippy and bitter. Burst of hoppiness pushes pine and woodiness to the front with herbs and pith as secondary elements. A nice sear of the grain produces mouthfuls of rugged toastiness. Very dry flavors that combine as nearly spiny. It's tasty, but it might contort your face a little. Not a smooth hoppiness. A lot of ingredients boiled to high bitterness. Makes for a strange drink, but an educational one. THIS is what Falconer's Flight hops have to offer.

Mouthfeel is about right. Slurpy with gas. What I look for in an IPA. Not too heavy or dense. Carbonation has a front, middle, and finish. You could graph it with a sloped line. Good stuff.

I wasn't entirely impressed, but I love trying these single-hop varieties. I have edacsaC and artiC in the fridge. Best to get all three... so, yes. Buy it.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 02:10:19 | More by thecheapies
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-golden amber color with a decent white head and good lacing

S-bread dough, citrus, pine

T-slight caramel and toasted bread, pine, citrus, little herbal, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp and dry

O-decent IPA, but not as flavorful as the Citra variety, have not had a bee brewed solely with FF until this one, would like to try others

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2013 23:22:44 | More by MDDMD
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prototypic

Ohio

3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Falconer’s Flight variation of Crooked Tree pours an orange stained amber color. It’s extremely cloudy or hazy. A little light behind it gives it more of an orange appearance. A soft white head covers the top. It’s modest, rising to less than a finger in height. It dissipates somewhat quickly. Lacing was sticky and moderate in volume. Looks pretty good.

The nose is good. I can’t say I’m all that familiar with Falconer’s Flight hops. They smell really nice though. They definitely impart a strong citric hop scent. Smells like grapefruit, mango and orange throughout. The malt base smells like a mix of caramel and toasted malts. Smells a little bread-like. Fortunately, the caramel doesn’t smell too strong. It smells a little sweet, but not strong. Hops shine through loud and clear. Alcohol is there, but isn’t too strong. Smells good.

The flavor is likewise pretty good. The malt base is definitely a mix of caramel and toasted varieties. It’s not my favorite mix of malts in an American IPA, but the flavors are subtle. Not bad at all. They’re subtle enough to let the hops shine. The hops are definitely citric. Grapefruit, mango, pineapple, and even mango flavors are noted. It’s a nice mix of flavors. It has a light bitter kick, but the malts do a nice job of balancing things out. It falls on the hop side of the fence, but not by a large margin. Alcohol is blended pretty well. Finishes citrusy and a little dry.

The body is on the lighter side of medium. Carbonation is light and soft. It feels really nice and smooth. Goes down nice and easy. I wouldn’t mind having a couple.

The Falconer’s Flight version of Crooked Tree is good stuff. I like it. I don’t quite think it rivals the original, but it is a nice twist. This has a been a nice mix pack so far.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 04:52:48 | More by prototypic
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JAYAR1

Illinois

2.08/5  rDev -44.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Didn't know what to expect. Hadn't drunk many Crooked Tree beers. My expectations were high at the thought of falconers flight hops. Serious let down in all categories. It started with a cloudy pour...Quickly disappearing foam...Washed out malt aroma...No outstanding taste to differentiate the f.f. hops from all others except for the lingering bitter aftertaste...average mouthfeel...Overall, I wouldn't recommend this. Must be me.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 00:15:41 | More by JAYAR1
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into Perennial tulip - thanks to erikkoppin

Pours a completely hazed golden amber color with a thick froth of white head resting on top. Slowly dissolves into some bubbled film with thick patches of lacing on the glass.

Light notes of piny hops with hints of tangy citrus fruit. Toasted bread crust and a dollop of caramel. Not terribly interesting.

Decent snap of resinous pine hops with strong bitterness. Sticky and dry with softer notes of grapefruit peel. Toasted bread and caramel with a bit of spiciness. Finishes dry and bitter.

Medium body, nice carbonation, sticky and dry on the tongue. With the exception of the Citra, I found all of these single hop versions to leave a bit left to be desired. Not bad, but certainly not something I'd go out of my way for again.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2013 19:57:50 | More by xnicknj
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TheBrewo

Michigan

3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

We pour a brew of toasted almond-gold into our Great Lakes pints. It puts up a solid two finger head of creamy, foamy eggshell colored bubbles, showing nice retention. Ghostly patterned lacing is left all around the glass. A thick haze cuts clarity, with waves of sediment swirling around likes schools of fish. Carbonation appears to be lightly moderate. The aroma gives nectary, grassy, and vegetal sweetness of hops, with baker’s yeast, chalk, concord grapes, pale and lightly adjuncty malts, fusel booziness, tannic lemon iced tea, herbal clove, and toasted biscuits. Our first impression is that the flavoring is quite bittered and earthy, but without enough support from a sweeter malt base or added fruitiness. As we sip, the taste opens up with honey, breakfast tea, lemon rind, mango fruitiness, buttery pale malt toast, gravel, slick yeast, tangerine flesh, mild corny adjuncts, and black pepper herbals. The middle comes to a peak with a milder malty wash, with salted pretzels, light wheatiness, black pepper, bitter hop grassiness, dried pine sap, and mineral muddiness. Picking up through the finish is that lemony bite and juiciness, tangy lime, dried grassy hop pellets, more of that same black pepper spiciness, fusel booziness, bittered dry mint leaf, light butters, and toasty pale malts to clean. The aftertaste breathes of graphite, citric and bitterly earthy hops, mineral, chalky sandiness, fusel perfumes, melted plastics, coiny metallics, herbal mosses. The body is lightly medium, and the carbonation is medium. There is okay slurp, smack, cream, froth, and pop. The mouth is cooled and coated with a thin layer of hoppy oils, before melting down into a soft pucker and tannic astringency. There is also some warmth to the back of the throat. The abv is appropriate, and the beer drinks well.

Overall, what we found to be the best thing about this beer was its appearance. While the initial color was nice, what stood out was the ephemeral patterns of lacing stuck to our glasses, and the head that wouldn’t quit to the last drop. The nose and taste were also pleasant, but not to the degree we were expecting. The aroma was overly mild, with the hops losing punch and freshness. Through the middle of the sip, the flavoring loses that mango and toast thrust from the beginning, becoming a bit watered, loose, and one-dimensional. What is present throughout most of the taste, however, is this bright lemony infusion of juiciness, giving freshness to the buds and pucker to the palate. This one tastes much more similarly to the standard Crooked Tree than the deconstructed citra version, but just isn’t quite as satisfying.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 02:14:06 | More by TheBrewo
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.21/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Consumed 5/29/13

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for giving me this beer

Appearance: Hazy, lightly cloudy copper, with some orange and gold highlights - small, off-white head, retains a small cap, leaves some streaks of lacing

Smell: Mild, fruity hops and the typical (typically good) Crooked Tree malt profile - the hop profile is pretty strange, but I guess that might be because I've never had any experience with Falconer's Flight hops - citrus, lemon, and onion, not particularly aggressive - caramel and pale malts, with some grainy sweetness

Taste: Remarkably strange - oily grapefruit and orange rinds, with some bitter lemon zest, and something sharp like an onion - a number of herbal, floral, and earthy notes - not particularly good, honestly - decent malts, pale and caramel - light sweetness, with an earthiness that combines with the hops

Mouthfeel: Medium body, low carbonation, some residual stickiness

Overall: FF? This is not my favorite iteration of Final Fantasy

This isn't bad, but I think it's the weakest of the single hop Crooked Tree variations. Falconer's Flight seems like it has some potential, but apparently not as the lone hop variety. Meh.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 04:58:47 | More by angrybabboon
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superspak

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 4/5/2013. Pours cloudy orange amber color with a 1-2 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big pineapple, passionfruit, grapefruit, orange zest, tangerine, lemon zest, floral, pine, grass, caramel, bread, and floral earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop notes with moderate malt balance. Taste of pineapple, pine, grapefruit, tangerine, orange zest, lemon zest, floral, grass, bread, caramel, and floral earthiness. Sizable pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of pineapple, pine resin, citrus, citrus zest, floral, grass, caramel, bread, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice flavor balance and complexity of hop notes with light-moderate malt balance; with minimal cloying bitterness on the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, crisp, and sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice IPA. Good balance and complexity of hop flavors with solid malt balance; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 04:03:51 | More by superspak
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

2.89/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: The same hazyish copper-infused dark gold as I would expect. Head is white, small, wispy, and leaves a thin collar with splotches and notches of lacing. Moderate carbonation.

Smell: Mild biscuit and caramel malts. Vaguely toasted and earthy. Hops run a bit mellower than other iterations. A bit of woody, slightly earthy hops, but it's subtle. Warming brings a bit more of the wood aroma out. A bit of citrus.

Taste: Minor toasted element coupled with something that almost tastes a little acetic. Woody with a backing earthy and herbal element. Some bready elements with a minor caramel malt sweetness. A slight spiciness from the hops as well. Seems like a mellower version...somehow.

Mouthfeel: Medium body and moderate carbonation. Slightly dry finish. Par for the course.

Overall: Fly closer to the sun Icarus.

The weakest of the set. Seems to be a milder form of the base beer. Lacks any kind of distinguishing profile. It drinks like a slightly hoppy pale ale instead of the IPA it's supposed to be. A bit of a let down ultimately. Not bad, but not on par with the rest of the pack.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 01:17:00 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle with no date anywhere to be found (that i know of). last bottle of the sampler pack for me

look is the same as the rest, blah blah blah. here's what you need to know: this is more woody and funky than the other two, with a sour undertone.

for me, it's easily my least favorite of the four. still enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 08:59:19 | More by jimmah120
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, no bottled on date present. Acquired as part of the Dark Horse Crooked Tree variety pack. My fourth and final beer to review from that assortment.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours two fingers of fluffy white head on top of the same familiar orange body. Bubbles slowly streaming upwards; lots of sediment suspended in the glass. Some pretty nice scattered lacing.

S - Grapefruit. Tangerine. Blood orange. Citric. White bready malts. Mildly earthy. Some twig like smell. A more tame smell than the others, I'd say.

T - Sweet, tangy blood orange juiciness, and bitter grapefruit hops. Mildly earthy, again.

M - Feel is sweet, bitter, dry.

Overall, a nice way to showcase the falconers flight hops, and the differences with the other hop varieties. None of them really deviate too far from one another, and that stands true with this beer as well. An excellent IPA, and in my opinion they should start making all three of these new variations year-round.

Dark Horse FF Dekoorc Eert - 4/5.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 21:04:12 | More by mfnmbvp
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BRLockwood

Virginia

4.48/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A great Crooked Tree brewed as a special brew with Falconers Flight hops! A nice cloudy amber colored beer that is not quite cloudy enough where you can still see through it. Smell is a deep dank hop aroma that lasts on the nose. Taste is great - continues with the dankness, hoppyness, and an earthy tone. Mouthfeel is deep, chewy and well represented on the buds! Overall this is a great offering from a great brewery and a great special brew. Happy to see Darkhorse make this Crooked Tree special series. Well done!!

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 19:28:49 | More by BRLockwood
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Abundent carbonation in this unfiltered thus cloudy looking brew. Has a lighter orange amber glow with a fluffy white head on top.
A fragrant hop bouquet and some toasted malt gave this beer a nice aroma, just wish there was more of it.
Taste is okay. It's mildly hoppy with maybe citrus rind. It's also pretty bitter too.
Drinks crisp and bitter.
I didn't like this one. I found it boring and bland. But then again it is quite drinkable. Seems like somethings missing.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 11:12:07 | More by micromaniac129
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Man, had to buy a damn 12-pack for this bottle, so I'm excited yet unhappy... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear amber topped by a finger of wan cream foam. The nose comprises pine sap, earthy greens, grapefruit rind, and some blunt and vague toffee in the background. The taste brings in more of the same, though the pine and rind dominate the proceedings. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, this is a solid take on the Crooked Tree formula, but I think I prefer the original over this.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 04:38:03 | More by TMoney2591
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Chaney

District of Columbia

4.2/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pulled this one out of the new Dark Horse IPA snack pack. Rock on!

Served in an Elysian tulip/snifter.

A: Saturated, mean-looking, dark orange color, with a murky as hell disposition. Gotta love the unfiltered IPA!

S: Sorta reminded me of my favorite childhood breakfast cereal: "Corn Pop"...fresh milk and all. This was all wrapped up in a muted pine cone.

T: Much more crisp than I was expect. However, don't get me wrong: There's still plenty of bitterness here to go around. Excellent late aftertaste with some hop bitterness with some orange juice and mango. Kinda reminds me of DC Brau's "The Public," only slightly bigger.

M: Perfect carbonation, nice splotchy lacing, and great bitter-sweet juxtaposition that was obviously very well thought out.

O: Really, really nice IPA. I'd definitely have this one again.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 02:42:58 | More by Chaney
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jjanega08

Minnesota

3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.25

Commenting on Hop profile only. If your interested in my opinion of the beer and it's characteristics see my Crooked Tree review.

S= The first thing that comes to my mind when smelling the hops in this beer is grassy. Very grassy. It's almost like a fresh cut grass sort of smell to me. Fresh is key in that work because it's not the grassy hops you get like Kent Goldings or something but a fresher smell.

T= The taste is similar but the fresh grass taste is a little muddled by the malt profile. It's not the most bittereing of hops but not overpowering by any means. It's a strange mix I would say of european hops and american hop bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 00:02:24 | More by jjanega08
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to mrbubbler for sharing this one at GRG1313’s tasting.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that smells slightly better than it tastes in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 00:52:41 | More by UCLABrewN84
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FF Dekoorc Eert from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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