Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry StoutDark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout
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3.97/5
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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry StoutDark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Mitchster on 09-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,480
Reviews:
658
Ratings:
1,751
pDev:
10.33%
Bros Score:
3.83
 
 
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Photo of AyatollahGold
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aclockworkchris
4.47/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fosters9
3/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of PorterLambic
3.64/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours nearly black with a dark caramel-colored head that doesn't really stick around.
Smell is roasted malt, hint of vanilla and smoke. No blueberry to be found even though I allowed it to warm for nearly 30 minutes.
Taste is roasted malts, light caramel, hint of smoke, faint vanilla and an extremely faint hint of blueberry in the back nose.
Body is quite light for a stout, carbonation is light.

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Photo of robotiks
4.08/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Antg8989
4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pour is pretty great. Black with a rich brown foamy head. No lacing. Aroma is of blueberry oatmeal. Taste is the downfall for me...medicine-y and artificial blueberry flavor. Feel is smooth and light. Overall.....work out the kinks and this could be memorable. Right now it's just a decent blueberry stout that I wish was better. No complaints though.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rammed96
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ickiwotog
3.41/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a burnt dark brown almost black color with a finger's worth of tan foamy head that slid off at a mild pace. Subtle sliding lace.
The aroma had a nice blend of roasted dark chocolate malts to some light milk chocolate. Blueberry sweetness slid in underneath.
The flavor took the prior mentioned aromas sweetly and added a tart element of the blueberry skin. Aftertaste was semi-sweet and grabbed a little bit of the bitter portion of the dark chocolate. Blueberry sweetness was lean.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a clean sipping quality about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt appropriate.
Overall, pretty nice blueberry stout well worthy of coming back to.

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Photo of BlueShepard19
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBorsato
4.65/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VeganUndead
3.3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmdrpi
3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, into glass

Jet black in color, tan colored head. Good head retention. Big blueberry aroma. Mildly sweet, balanced by some roast. Thicker bodied.

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Photo of bbtkd
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout, 7.5% ABV, 20 IBU. Pours medium viscosity and black, with a one finger brown head. Nose is blueberry and coffee, taste is lightly sweet blueberry, with a slight coffee bitter close. Decent mouthfeel, overall very good.

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Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MacMalt
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another great beer courtesy of @superspak. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into stout glass. It pours nearly black, with some cola hues when held to the light, and a full finger of mocha colored head and lacing. It has a nice smell of dark roasted malt, dark chocolate, and a subtle, but noticeable, blueberry. Excellent taste of burnt coffee, baker's chocolate, and sweet blueberry, with a nice bitterness at the finish. This stout features a pleasant, creamy mouth feel, with low carbonation, and its 7.5% ABV poses no impediment. Overall, this is a really nice stout that is set apart by its blueberry adjunct. I'm a fan of blueberry beers and really enjoyed this one. Dark Horse distros to New York. When is it coming to New Jersey?

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Photo of warrendietrich2001
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lahey
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer looks like a traditional stout, black color and decent tan head.
The smell is more blueberry than stout, very promising.
The taste is decent, I like blueberry but I feel like its almost too much. I guess I'm more of a traditional style stout guy. Blueberry, chocolate coffee, then more blueberry.
The feel is a little thin, but not watery.
Overall not a bad beer. I think I'm good on it, but if you like fruit flavored stouts it would work in a mixed six for sure. Dark horse makes a good beer and I wouldn't discourage anyone from trying any of their beers.

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap 3/18/2017 at Battleship Brewhouse in Fall River, MA, served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a short brown head that fades quickly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains chocolate, coffee, blueberries, roasted malts and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with a hearty roasted malt character up front followed by flavors of coffee and chocolate. The blueberry flavor is in the background which makes it much more complementary than most blueberry beers. The hops presence is mild but brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is dry and slightly sticky.

O: A little tasty, goes down ok, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid stout to drink for a while.

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Photo of PprBurke
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dodo2step
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- light black with an amber colored head that is frothy and bubbly. Minimal lacing on my pint. somewhat opaque.

S- dark blueberry fruit smell. light coffee malt with a roasted complement.

F- blueberry coffee espresso taste to it. one is not dominant over the other and it is a nice mix.

M- creamy and light on the fruit which i like.

O- By no means am i a blueberry fan in my beer but this...this i really like. well done!

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Photo of Wolvmar
4.11/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours black, really nice head, some lacing. Not a lot of nose that I could gather, but not my best sense. Tastes of dark roast coffee, dark chocolate. Burnt something...surprisingly faint blueberry flavor; a good thing. Light carbonation, good mouthfeel; substantial but very drinkable. This is a beer that gets better as you drink.

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Photo of StoutElk_92
4.56/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle

Pours black with a creamy brown foam head. Smells like big blueberries, smoky dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, molasses, charred brown sugar, dark caramel, toffee, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, blueberries, molasses, charred brown sugar, dark caramel, toffee, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy with moderate carbonation. Overall a really nice blueberry stout.

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Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 1,751 ratings
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