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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
3,307 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:
#4,105
Reviews:
932
Ratings:
3,307
pDev:
11.06%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
149
Gots:
598
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 3,307 |  Reviews: 932
Photo of Timtac
3.69/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kybeerdrinker
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of puck1225
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

(From notes.) poured from draft into a pint glass. Dark golden yellow color with a good head and lacing. A clean pine smell, some floral notes. The taste is very hoppy. It is bitter but pleasantly mild. Good beer.

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Photo of Jglaser451
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gumbo_gravy
3/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Parish Brewing Teku

Appear: beautiful amber clear color. almost ruby had half a finger of foam nice carbonation a few bubbles working their way up from the bottom.

Smell: big malt caramel notes and that's all I'm getting. not getting much of a hop note at all. maybe a little herbal dank green onion smell

Taste: nothing remarkable at all. some resinous piney notes. biting bitterness.

Mouth: thin

Overall: THis is completely unremarkable. average at best. I'm wondering if I am placing my review in the correct place my bottle does not look like the bottle in the photo. it does say Dark Horse on top right and then Crooked Tree India Pale Ale. I also don't have a born on date or a best buy date so maybe mine is old. This is a hard pass for me. I wouldnt recommend or buy this beer ever again. I feel like I'm missing something considering the bros gave it a 100. This is not world class it's a hard pass.

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Photo of Leif_Eriksson
4.41/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nose: Floral, sappy, citrus

Look: Unfiltered orange with a healthy head.

Taste: Orange hard candy (think Cream Savers!), smooth, bitter up front, smooth finish.

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

Photo of Johnsfolly
4.73/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rsquared59
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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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Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 3,307 ratings
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