Dark Horse Militiagan ABV?

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Dope, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. Dope

    Dope Advocate (600) Massachusetts Oct 5, 2010

    Random thread but figured it couldn't hurt to ask. No ABV listed here or on RB. No ABV listed on the bottle or on Dark Horse's website. They don't even have an email address listed to ask them.

    Anyone with magical powers know what the ABV is? Figured maybe someone here was associated with DH...

    Dope
     
  2. burica2020

    burica2020 Savant (430) Illinois Nov 17, 2009

    If your a Chicagoan you might ask the guys at local option, they might know.
     
  3. Holiday1072

    Holiday1072 Savant (275) Michigan Nov 18, 2008

    They do have a Facebook, I have gotten random questions answered that way
     
  4. crossovert

    crossovert Champion (810) Illinois Mar 29, 2009

    Im pretty sure it was 10 or 12, one of those 2.
     
  5. raymo55

    raymo55 Savant (475) Michigan Oct 3, 2011

    Throw it on your refractometer.
     
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  6. buzze40

    buzze40 Savant (325) Illinois Mar 9, 2010

    There is the regular Militiagan which I picked up a growler of a few weeks ago at the pub -- I believe it is 9.something.. around 10. The big bombers of Militiagan from 4Elf are barrel aged (although it doesnt say it on the label). I dont think the regular Militiagan is BA-ed so if its the barrel age Militiagan it is probably higher ABV.

    Any horse experts out there? Otherwise just throw em a question. Just be sure you know if you're asking about the BA or regular version.
     
  7. Dope

    Dope Advocate (600) Massachusetts Oct 5, 2010

    Good call on the facebook site, it looks like they do comment a lot. I posted up a question, will see if they answer.

    Dope
     
  8. Dope

    Dope Advocate (600) Massachusetts Oct 5, 2010

    Well that was pretty fast, apparently it's 8%.

    Dope
     
  9. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    Interesting. I was looking forward to this beer, until I tasted it. I did not buy any bottles.
     
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  10. Holiday1072

    Holiday1072 Savant (275) Michigan Nov 18, 2008

    I was definitely one of a few in our group that liked it. I cracked a bottle last night, it was as good as I remembered.
     
  11. sarcastro

    sarcastro Savant (440) Michigan Sep 20, 2006

    I was the other one. I thought it was great. Definitely the best 750 they sold.
     
  12. mishuggah

    mishuggah Savant (300) Illinois Jul 14, 2009 Verified

    They were pouring non-BA Militiagan at the party. Bottles are BA.
     
  13. MarcatGSB

    MarcatGSB Initiate (0) Michigan Jan 8, 2011

    Yep, tried em both.
     
  14. mishuggah

    mishuggah Savant (300) Illinois Jul 14, 2009 Verified

    Ahhh, gotcha.
     
  15. Jparkanzky

    Jparkanzky Initiate (0) Ohio Apr 5, 2011

    Really?

    I had it gifted to me (didn't go to the release) and had it one evening (only beer, sobriety in full force) and thought it was DELICIOUS. I have liked quite a few Wheat-wines, so the general style was up my alley.
     
  16. Dope

    Dope Advocate (600) Massachusetts Oct 5, 2010

    Just reviewed it tonight, it was excellent. Gave it a 4.2. Wish I had picked up more bottles when I was at the brewery (I live in Boston so no chance at a revisit).

    Dope