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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry StoutDark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout
BA SCORE
3.97/5
Very Good
1,751 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:
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Added by Mitchster on 09-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,493
Reviews:
658
Ratings:
1,751
pDev:
10.33%
Bros Score:
3.83
 
 
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137
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- pours black with no light seeping through, dark brown foamy head eventually completely reduces, leaving just a ring

S- wow, the first thing that I thought of was a chocolate blueberry muffin (if there is such a thing). Fresh blueberry juice with melted chocolate, some dried fig & caramel, underlying tones of coffee, very interesting

T- dark fruity malt flavors up front with toffee-like sweetness, the blueberry kicks in mid-palate and pairs nicely with some chocolaty notes, lingers of fresh coffee with a dry finish and more chocolate

M- medium body with lively carbonation produce a big foamy mouthfeel and finish

O- my first blueberry stout, and one that I would try again. Loved the aroma and the blueberry worked nicely with the chocolaty malt

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle in Sam Adams glass
no date, but in my fridge for a couple of months

A: Completely black, no light passes through. Pours with a thin dark tan head that drops to a thin film almost immediately, not much lace.
S: Very distinct fruitiness, not sure I would say blueberry without the label in front of me.
T: Interestingly, the blueberry/fruit is much more apparent in the nose. There is a fruit flavor here, but it gets mixed in with the roasted malts. There is a hint of sweetness in the back of the mouth, but then it disappears, very fleeting.
M: Somewhat crisp/thin for the style, but not unpleasant. I think I would like a tiny bit more "chewiness".
O: A very good beer, I usually don't like fruit beers, but with one just works. It probably helps that they know how to make a good stout and then figured out how to complement it with a nice fruit addition. Definitely recommended for any stout lover, you might not love it, but it is worth trying.

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4.42/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Another beer I just happened to say... ah hell... ill give it a try. Then turns out to be fantastic.

A- Black... coffe without any milk/creamer black.... can't see thru it.. Very nice 1 3/4in mocha/coco puff looking head. Continuous ring left around the edge. Not much lacing but some stuck around.

S- WoW... Blueberry chocolate... smells like fresh "real" blueberries...little bit of chocolate in there as well as roastiness... to me the best part was the smell... nothing taken away from anything else... but this is an excellent smelling stout.

T- Blueberry starts off but the chocolate roast and coffe flavors seem to pop up early to midway... excellent blueberry flavor stands out at top but the chocolate and coffe roast flavors take hold... not too hoppy but is roasty enough to mix in perfectly. Leaves a nice coffe bitterness at the end...

M- the very start seemed watery at the top but once everything settled in it had a nice medium to full body... finished off dry and crisp which spotlighted the roast/bitterness

O- was pleasantly surprised by this brew. Let me start off by saying the smell was phenomenal... I thought it was going to be overly sweet and it wasn't. In fact its a great definition of a stout minus the bleberries. Now I've never had a blueberry stout so nothing to base it off of... but definitely in the top 3 blueberry (alone, any style) smell I've encountered. Personally, I've had better stouts (base beer) wise but this as well is definitelyup there.. its no bumb... I just think the folks over at Dark Horse blended together a perfectly balanced stout.. nothings overdone for me me and all the flavors come out and stay for the perfect amounts of time... Definitely Recommend

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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 1,751 ratings
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