Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA | Dark Horse Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
3,280 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:
3,280
Reviews:
926
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
11.14%
 
 
Wants:
146
Gots:
582
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,280 |  Reviews: 926
Photo of dannycohen62
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.6/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBishopco
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of devilben02
3.67/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eman17
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreyGhost4
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ryften
4.82/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Richter525
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brad007
3.26/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice mild amber color with a one-finger head into my glass.

Buttered bread with a good whiff of hops.

Toffee malt with light floral/pine hop bitterness. Interesting finish.

Lacking in hop bite.

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Photo of cambabeer
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of toddstolarski
4.63/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of elnunesio
3.91/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smcel371
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kinzo12
4.59/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The smell is the first thing that hits you with Crooked Tree. You can pick up pine to citrus to the malt in the beer. The first drink, which can be bitter, is not indicative of the beer overall. Definitely gets better with every drink which I think is due to the malt. It's a unique taste which sets it apart from other IPAs.

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Photo of j0hnc2468
4.26/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MikeZ9654
3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not too shabby!

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Photo of Jack74
3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigRed10
4.33/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of izzyismyrott
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kwip
3.2/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Little initial skunky but that went away quickly. Not much aftet taste. No sticky feel. Not bad at all. Nice IPA. I'd buy it again

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Photo of avalon07
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a copper color and a cloudy consistency. There was an inch and a half of foamy, very long-lasting head. Great lacing.

S: A decent aroma of hops, a lot of malt, and some citrus.

T: Tasted of a fair amount of hops, more sweet malt than most IPAs, some citrus (grapefruit, especially), and a hint of caramel. There's a grassy quality to the hops that kind of throws the flavor off balance (that and a slight metallic quality), but it's pretty good nonetheless.

F: A well-carbonated beer with a very smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is a somewhat old-fashioned IPA, but it has its god qualities. Drinkable.

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Photo of JamesLeung
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Aaron197
3.14/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 3,280 ratings.
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