Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA | Dark Horse Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
3,288 Ratings
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Crooked Tree IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by xlperro on 08-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,288
Reviews:
929
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
11.14%
 
 
Wants:
146
Gots:
587
For Trade:
3
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Burnt cloudy copper hue,1 finger of thin white head, unfiltered with a good amount of sediment in the initial pour, more so than others noted for their sediment.sticky lacing.

Solid grapefruit aroma with some pine in there and only a hint of bread in the background.

Grapefruit,peach and pine are the predominant flavors with some herbal notes,very hop forward and crisp.

Good mouthfeel, medium, well carbonated to move the flavors along.Delightful dry finish with a good dose of enjoyable bitterness.

Crooked Tree IPA is a great example of the style, and I am also on board with the Brothers World Class rating, worthy of higher BA ratings. Highly recommended and very enjoyable.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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An impressive light tan head rises to about two fingers in height, firm and stiff, almost like a darker colored meringue. It takes time to settle and leaves plenty on top of the deep, hazy copper-colored brew for the remainder. Patches tossing some legging down as they go reach from the top to the bottom of the glass.
There's a whole lot of West Coast character to this IPA. Raw, woody green stem, citrus rind, pine resin, and some pith balance a bit of grapefruit flesh, and floral notes are also strong. Some caramel notes add balancing sweetness, complementing the hops bouquet nicely while allowing it to take charge.
Rind, flora and grapefruit are strongest on the note with a light metallic touch and a little woody dryness. Grapefruit lingers over it all throughout.
This is a crisp beer with a pretty deep feel and a nice smoothness in a medium body.

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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 3,288 ratings.
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