Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

BA SCORE
90
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1,744 Ratings
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mitchster on 09-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,744
Reviews:
655
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
10.47%
 
 
Wants:
138
Gots:
204
For Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,744 |  Reviews: 655
Photo of rmank
3.77/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WheelsPSU
4.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lmj729
4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

1/18/16 12 oz bottle. Pours dark black w chocolate one finger head. Little to no lacing. Smells of blueberries and chocolate. Tastes exactly the same as the smell with a roast malt finish. Slightly sweet. Nice mouthfeel. A great beer. Would be great with dessert.

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Photo of Stezz420
4.43/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sposter4
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohneHoodlum
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MuFugga
4.17/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CNoj012
4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer pours a jet black color with a half finger mocha head. Practically no retention and also no lacing. Smell is amazing. Blueberry is definitely the star of the show, with a good deal of chocolate, a bit of coffee, and a hint of roasted malt. Taste is more balanced and still good, but the blueberry is a bit sweet and does not go well with the bitterness on the back end. Feel is full side of medium and slick, but feels sticky in the after taste. Overall a solid stout, but the sweetness from the blueberry is a bit much for me.

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Photo of seanchai
4.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

this beer is awesome!!! man, dark horse kills it in my limited experience, i love the innovation and execution intersection, its way northeast on the X Y grid of excellence. stunning. a rich dark velvety look to it, no light coming in, no blueberry color either, and a tall inch of head the color of breakfast tea with cream. great aromatic to it, like opening a fresh box of blueberry morning cereal, that old post creation from sometime in the 90s, with the tiny little dried blueberries in it. its true to the fruit, but like that dried wild thing, slight tang. some dark chocolate in nose and taste too, but its not overly cocoa laden or anything, the blueberry is surprisingly forward for how boldly flavored the base stout is. a little java roast in there, but the blueberry cuts both the burnt and the bitter, amazing how much fruit flavor is showing through. lovely stuff. smooth and creamy in feel, enough sweet and tang, but it finishes fluffy and bitter. awesome on the tongue even minutes after the swallow. carbonation is way high for the style, which i dig, and the 7.5% abv i think is spot on for whats all happening here. drinks a bit lighter than that. in love with this, wish i had a few more bottles, and that these guys would start sending some beer out to colorado! bangin, bangtastic, bangalicious

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Photo of Muzak
4.44/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
2.47/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tmcarter23
4.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of abkayak
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerrat
3.03/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of EdwardIV84
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tasted from draft at Emil's on December 30, 2015. Look is black with a two finger head and lingering lacing. Smell is blueberry, dark cocoa, smoke and dark roasted malt aromas. Taste is blueberry, bitter dark chocolate, caramel and roasted malt flavors. Feel is medium in body with a smooth sweet finish.

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Photo of redsahx
4.61/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

This one was a pleasant surprise. Poured from a bottle. Pitch black with a slight mocha head. I thought I smelled smoke mixed with the blueberry. Sure enough, upon tasting, the smokiness stands out even more, which I like. Nice mix of slight blueberry sweetness giving way to a smokey finish. Reminds me of a well done smoked Porter with blueberry mixed in. I liked this even better than their smoked stout.

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Photo of LeftHanded666
4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akopczyk
4.66/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mcheek24
4.53/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of EdrickCS
4.02/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rice_Nate_25
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 1,744 ratings.
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