Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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90
outstanding
1,745 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:
1,745
Reviews:
655
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
10.22%
 
 
Wants:
138
Gots:
204
For Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The series of stouts that precede Pt5 are too often overlooked, and this is my favorite of the bunch without a doubt.

It looks the way you might expect it to... body is pitch black and capped off by a healthy dark coffee brown head.

You wouldn't expect a relatively mild fruit like blueberry to establish much a presence in a big stout like this, but that couldn't be further from the truth. Huge gooey blueberry juice makes an appearance as soon as you open the bottle. Rich, fruity, and perfectly at home with the base roasty bits. Smells fantastic.

Great range of flavor. Blueberry, chocolate, cream, licorice... I'd love to see more brewers take a stab at this concept.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep, dark brown that is almost black. The finger of tan head retains itself for some time and there is some lacing left behind on the glass. As for the nose, the essence of blueberries poke through the roasted notes, making for a distinct and pleasant smell. There is the subtle flavor of blueberries upfront and a resultant tinge of sweetness throughout the flavor profile. The roast profile could stand to be bolder for this offering, but the beer certainly ends with some nice stout bitterness.

This is an interesting attempt to meld fruit with stout, but in the end both the blueberry flavor and the roasted bitterness are too muted to make for a true masterpiece.

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Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 1,745 ratings.
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