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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Crooked Tree IPA
BA SCORE
3.98/5
Very Good
3,304 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:
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Added by xlperro on 08-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,091
Reviews:
932
Ratings:
3,304
pDev:
11.06%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Hazy orange, with a thin white layer of foam that leaves some lacings.
S: Smell is quite hoppy, with some herbal, grassy scent, notes of citruses (orange, orange peel), light passion fruits, some piny flavor, with also a malty backbone (biscuit, grain). A bit spicy and yeasty with some dried fruits come also.
T: Malty, with biscuit and caramel malt, some fruity hoppiness (citruses, pineapple) and still the yeastiness foreseen from the nose. Overall well balanced. Light bitterness on the finish.
M: Quite smooth given the ABV. A good carbonation, and a dry finish make this very drinkable.
O: No explosion of hop here, but an interesting IPA, quite complex for the style, still refreshing and easy to drink. A nice one!

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I am NOT an IPA fan. In fact, I really think all of this bitterness talk is rather lame.

With that said, this was the best IPA I have ever had.

Appearance: dark orange, off white foamy head....

Smell: fruity hops as expected, but with a nice toasted malt.

Taste: Sure it was hoppy, but also had some great citrus/fruity flavors, yet nice and malty. Very well balanced. I appreciate it.

Mouthfeel: Nice, smooth, no alcohol feel/taste, really nice body. The opposite of most IPAs I have had.

Overall: For somebody who dislikes IPAs, this is the best one I've ever had...maybe that says something about this beer to IPA fans....

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A: Cloudy amber in color. Big particles floating around. Barely off white head a good amount of lacing.

S: Spices malt, bread, tangy and tart citrus.

T: Spiciness up front followed by pine and grapefruit. A hint of pineapple and other tropical fruit. Good hop bite with nice malt balance.

M: Medium body with medium-heavy carbonation. Pretty clean but it is just a tad oily. Very little bitter aftertaste.

O: From the depths of the monotony of the IPA world comes this beauty of a beer. It's really unique, yet still really IPA. I would gladly drink this again.

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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 3,304 ratings
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