Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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 wait....trust us).

98 IBUs

Added by putnam on 03-05-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,835
Reviews:
928
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
10.44%
 
 
Wants:
318
Gots:
507
For Trade:
25
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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Now this is what I call an IPA! This beer is crooked tree with double the grains and hops, unlike most breweries who make a completely different recipe for their DIPA, dark horse believes in theirs enough that they just double everything but water for their double. It's a sweet grapefruit explosion beer with slight floral notes and no astringent bitterness.

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I was a beer thief at a buddies party...he had Double Crooked Tree hidden way in the back of his fridge....obviously to protect it....and I went fishing...Sorry dude....but it was a great beer!!! The Double Crooked Tree was a big beer in many ways; malts, hops, sweetness, and abv. Some of them it does better than others. The scent and taste were heavily leaning on malts and caramel. The hops are there and pleasant, piney and earthy. In all it is not bad, but I would have liked the hops to really stand out. I won't seek it out but wouldn't mind drinking it again, hopefully on tap. Oh and whatever the abv is, 12 or 13.6, it goes down super easy for its strength.

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Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
4.12 out of 5 based on 2,835 ratings.
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