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Dark Horse Sapient Trip Ale | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Sapient Trip AleDark Horse Sapient Trip Ale
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Dark Horse Sapient Trip AleDark Horse Sapient Trip Ale

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Spring

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Added by putnam on 04-20-2004

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Photo of Jesse13713
1.85/5  rDev -49.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured into a Hoppin' Frog snifter.

Appearance - Mark darker than expected. A hazy wind of carbonation and wheat brown/yellow hues. Decent lacing without much of a head. Very earthy looking.

Smell - Underwhelming to say the least. Light banana and belgian yeast. No hint of spice, and a total lack of complexity or body.

Taste - A very bland and honestly quite boring tripel. Everything about this beer is tame. Masked bananas, a shave of citrus peel, rotten toffee, and an awkward funky malt make for a less than impressive beer.

Mouthfeel and Drinkability - Just sort of unpleasant in the mouth. Quite bland and simple. The ABV is completely hidden under the wheat malt. I like Dark Horse as a brewery, but this one just really didn't do anything for me - compared to other dark horse beers as well as tripels.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.72/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Came from a tap, head was fine and lingered - nice lacing. Golden color, slightly cloudy. Smells of apricots, malt, some spice. Tastes of biscuit, banana. Not a bad mouthfee - crisp came to mind. Overall a nice beverage, not really what I have learned to expect from a triple - but quite drinkable.

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Dark Horse Sapient Trip Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 878 ratings
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