Double Crooked Tree IPA
Dark Horse Brewing Company

Double Crooked Tree IPADouble Crooked Tree IPA
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Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #1,013
Ranked #4,302
4.15 | pDev: 10.36%
Nov 26, 2023
Mar 05, 2005
Have you read the description for the regular Crooked Tree yet? Well this beer is almost the same just double the flavor and alcohol. We actually took the Crooked Tree recipe and doubled all of the ingredients except the water, just the way a DOUBLE should be made. Big hops balanced with tons of malt give this beer a huge body. Although this beer is as cool as "The Fonz" when first purchased, it gets really mellow and smooth with some age. After a year or two stored in a cool dark place you'll notice the heavy caramel and malt flavors are trying to sneak past the hops. This beer is hugely delicious so it will need your undivided attention (the chores can us).

98 IBUs
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Rated: 4.48 by Nyoder

Nov 26, 2023
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Reviewed by dbl_delta from Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Undated can into pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy amber-honey color, with a brief light tan head. No lacing. Initial impression is citrus, pine, and malt - very straightforward DIPA. Mouthfeel is sticky like a 12% DIPA ought gto be. Finish is sweet and malty. Overall, a very enjoyable DIPA!
Jul 02, 2023
Rated: 4.48 by Jacob313 from Michigan

Feb 21, 2023
Rated: 4.05 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Oct 20, 2022
Rated: 4.21 by DrOfGolf from Delaware

Aug 08, 2022
Rated: 4.24 by Jacob_Schneider616 from Michigan

Mar 12, 2022
Rated: 3.83 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Mar 03, 2022
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

3.92/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Look - really nice thick dark auburn color with a big slight tan head and lacing
Smell - lots of caramel malts and piney hops
Taste - bitter piney slight citrus hops with a thick caramel malt backbone
Feel - thick body with a medium carbonation
Jan 19, 2022
Rated: 3.5 by minstrelwb from Indiana

Dec 21, 2021
Rated: 4.04 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Oct 13, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by BeerRay from Rhode Island

Apr 10, 2021
Rated: 4.01 by miwestcoaster from Michigan

Jan 15, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by eagles22 from Pennsylvania

Dec 29, 2020
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Reviewed by RoyalT from Michigan

4.39/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
Appearance – This, dirty pond brown had an appropriately moderate head.

Smell – The nose is powerful and equal parts toasted malt and heavy citrus hops with light lemon. This is a big balanced DIPA.

Taste – The monster hops step up at the taste but the heavy malts keep them in check. A sharp pine flavor shows up at the taste.

Mouthfeel – This full-bodied DIPA is moderately dry. I expected a super-dry finish but the caramel from the malts keeps it pretty even. There is absolutely no alcohol sting so beware of this 12.0 ABV heavy hitter.

Drinkability – This is dangerously easy to chug.
May 14, 2020
Rated: 3 by doctorgary from New York

Apr 13, 2020
Rated: 4 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Jan 25, 2020
Rated: 4.29 by Seal4676 from Michigan

Dec 30, 2019
Rated: 4 by rare_bird from Michigan

Dec 02, 2019
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Reviewed by Msp004 from New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz bottle from 2015 (don't know bottle date) .
Poured dark amber, minor head dissipated quickly with some lacing.

Nose of a convoluted battle between hop, malt, pine, caramel and ?!? teriyaki ?!?

Palate of hops and hops interlocked in a battle with malts, caramels and pine. Semi thick mouth feel with slight sting left on the tongue. Higher AVB not really noticeable on the mouth but definitely warms the central nervous system after several quaffs.

This one aged rather well becoming smoother. Just the teriyaki aroma on the nose I can't place my finger on and seemed a little off.

Nov 14, 2019
Rated: 4 by robotic_being from Illinois

Oct 30, 2019
Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 2898 ratings