Dark Horse Smells Like A Safety Meeting | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
darkhorsebrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our most Aromatic IPA. An 8.5% India Pale Ale that is very reminiscent of the hop’s cousin in the Mulberry family. Lots of hop aroma with just the right amount of bitterness as we still like our balance around here. Between the secret blend of the most DANK hops that we can get our hands on and a "more than healthy" dose of double dry hopping, this beer can be announced to the nose from across the room that someone is definitely having a Safety Meeting.

Added by SportsandJorts on 04-26-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,121
Reviews:
126
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
9.09%
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
242
For Trade:
2
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5/5  rDev +26.3%

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5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer pours a rich amber color with a solid head and a great sustain. The aroma offers up a huge blast of grapefruit and orange peel, watermelon, ripe peach, nectarine, and some general floral notes. The flavor starts with grapefruit peel, as well as peach and cedar, with a huge finish of pine. The mouthfeel is very dry, with medium fullness. Overall this is a stupendous hop focused beer - and for my taste the huge dry body, citrus start complemented by fruity notes, and then the big pine finish make it a true star. Unforgettable.

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5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wonderful IPA! Definitely feels like more than 8.5% -- this hit me quick and hard. Beautiful taste, beautiful color, hilarious name. Rad beer.

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5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer hits the spot every time I drink it, whether it has been pulled straight from the tap at Dark Horse or poured from a bottle at home. I could go on for paragraphs about its color and smell, but in the end...I just like drinking it, so enough said.

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5/5  rDev +26.3%

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5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best IPA I've had in a good stretch. Really nice body and color.

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5/5  rDev +26.3%

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Awesome IPA. Heavy malt. Nice hop flavor. 93/100

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4.82/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

May be my all time favorite beer.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Smells like dank. Tastes even better.

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Dark Horse Smells Like A Safety Meeting from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.96 out of 5 based on 1,121 ratings.
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