Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA | Dark Horse Brewing Company

Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPADark Horse Crooked Tree IPA
BA SCORE
82.1%
Liked This Beer
3.98 w/ 3,298 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
Ranking:
#3,919
Reviews:
931
Ratings:
3,298
Liked:
2,708
Avg:
3.98/5
pDev:
11.06%
Alströms:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
148
Gots:
590
Trade:
3
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Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grupatre
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kbarnes9
4.3/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of raylpendleton
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DCHritz
4.31/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nat1975
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Turbo
4.3/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hophugger
3.31/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bigbutter
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of craigbelly
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dewsby
3.61/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atone315
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.29/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle

Pours hazy rusty amber orange with creamy off-white foam head. Smells like toffee caramel malt, berries, wildflower, tangerine, grapefruit, melon, papaya, pineapple, mango, with herbal earthy grass and floral pine. Tastes like toffee caramel malt, berries, wildflower, tangerine, grapefruit, melons, papaya, pineapple, mango, with herbal earthy grass and floral pine. Feels medium bodied, thick and creamy with low carbonation. Overall a nice malty IPA.

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Photo of nicholas2121
4.43/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA brewed by Dark Horse Brewing Company with an ABV of 6.50% This brew pours out a nice cloudy brown color with a nice off white head. Now this is an unfiltered IPA, you can not see though it. The smell of Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA, is rich with hops at first. Then you pick up on the grains and malts. There is also a nice sweetness to the smell of this brew. There is a lot going on in Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA . Now for the taste, it is rich with hops. If you are not a fan of hops this is not a brew for you. However there is also a nice smoothness of grains and malts in the taste of this brew. Along with all that other stuff you pick up citrus in the taste of this IPA. There is a lot going on in this IPA. Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA has a great balance to it, there is nothing overpowering about this brew at all. The mouth feel of Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA is rich bold, clean , and refreshing. It is really hard to pick up on the 6.50% ABV in this brew, Not saying that is a bad thing. Overall I'm giving Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA , a 4.50 out of 5. I would buy this brew again. Dark Horse Brewing Company, did a super nice job with this brew . Thank You.

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Photo of Caveworm
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA | Dark Horse Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this brew's head is three fingers thick, with web-like lacing, and a clear deep golden amber body.

Smells like a nice smattering of citrus hops.

I taste the citrus with some floral zest around mid-palate.

The mouthfeel is medium-light with mild carbonation.

Overall, I'll choose to give Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA | Dark Horse Brewing Company a 4.5. One of the selections that comes in their variety sampler 12 pack.

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Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.46/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very malt-heavy IPA. Look is gorgeous, Clear orange-copper coloring with a sticky white head that laces beautifully down the glass. Smell is subdued (relative to your typical American IPA) but complex, with a fruit-and-malt dankness being the dominant aroma, little bit of bubble gum, banana, and rye (?) in the deep background. Flavor is very balanced, almost too much so, with bitter, resinous pine countered with a lot of earthy malt and breadiness. But the beer has almost zero sweetness, which actually might be a nice addition given how neutralized the citrus hops are. Instead the taste result is very rye beer-esque, quite bitter, a little sour, and very heavy. Not really what I'm looking for in an IPA. Feel is medium and smooth, almost silky, which is lovely. Look, smell, and feel are really wonderful and/or interesting, but the taste just isn't all that appealing to my palette.

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Photo of stephenlee
4.31/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dannycohen62
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.6/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBishopco
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of devilben02
3.67/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eman17
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 82.1% out of 100 with 3,298 ratings
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