Dark Horse Amber Ale | Dark Horse Brewing Company

Dark Horse Amber AleDark Horse Amber Ale
BA SCORE
30.2%
Liked This Beer
3.46 w/ 441 ratings
Dark Horse Amber AleDark Horse Amber Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mitchster on 08-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,640
Reviews:
201
Ratings:
441
Liked:
133
Avg:
3.46/5
pDev:
15.32%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
56
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 441 |  Reviews: 201
Photo of Chris-1911
3.71/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wizzle32
3.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hozersr
3.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tim007007
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.81/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of micromaniac129
3.37/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of neckbracesub
3.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shremp
2.52/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Very, very mediocre Amber ale.

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Photo of OldSmaug
3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Desimoaj
2.78/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of arodriguezb
4.61/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer! Medium body with notes of clove, coriander and banana...

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Photo of nodder
3.26/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mbratt93
3.09/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of chewy6935
3.29/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mchegash
3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - 3.5/5
Pours a nice golden-orange-brown. Minimal head. Very hazy. Nice color, but nothing special

Smell - 3.5/5
Some malts, a heavy breadiness (think saison), maybe some orange and banana. Overall the smell reminded me of New Holland's Monkey King Saison. Not my favorite smell, not exactly what I woudl expecte from an amber ale.

Taste - 3.5/5
A very bready taste, with hints of banana and oranges, along with some sweet malt flavor. Light level of sweetness. Overall, not a giant fan of the flavor, but it's not bad either. My main disappointment is that it doesn't taste like an amber.

Mouthfeel - 4.25/5
Very full-bodied, and very smooth. In between creamy and crisp. The carbonation level is quite light, but I think fits with the beer. Overall, the mouthfeel is quite nice

Overall - 3.8/5
This was a decent beer. I don't really have a lot of major complaints, other than I think the flavor should be stronger (it seems a little watered down). Mainly, it just wasn't what I was looking for in this beer.

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Photo of PirateCraft
3.54/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrjmann
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Fargrow
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of zestar
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of amattocks2
3.76/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of JKG
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of irish6174
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of newbeeraday
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Dark Horse Amber Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 30.2% out of 100 with 441 ratings
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