Dark Horse Too Cream Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mitchster on 02-05-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,141
Reviews:
421
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
9.77%
 
 
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73
Gots:
134
For Trade:
2
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Photo of Brenden
4.22/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a good-looking stout, decently thick without appearing to be overbearing, a moderate viscosity to it. It has a touch of a red sheen in a very dark brown body. The head, medium brown, forms a sturdy crown roughly a finger tall that sits stubbornly for the duration and leaves a mix of ringing, patching, netting and spotting.
A rich malts backbone provides plenty of roast with a bit of creamy sweetness, some coffee and cocoa particular to a big stout of the dark and dark roast varieties. A whiff of dark fruits eases into the end.
Lots of roast and char manages to avoid astringency. The only thing I'd ask for is a touch more sweetness (there's a little) and a less subtle lactose addition. As such, it's a great stout.
It's thick and rich with a moderate viscosity that gives great body and smoothness without sitting like a brick. There's just the slightest crispness, enough to keep it lively and interesting, and the smoothness pulls even into the roasty finish.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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Photo of BradC
4.39/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours jet black with a tan head

Smells of roasted grain, dark toasted coffee and burnt chocolate.

Tastes of burnt coffee, roasted grains and a hint of chocolate, firm hop bitterest finish. Don't get much sweetness as in other sweet stouts. Sweetness emerges a little as it warms, but not much.

A good amount of carbonation gives your tongue a tingle when it hits your mouth nag brings out more so the bitterness.

Overall, a great stout, I like them dark and roasty and this one delivers.

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Dark Horse Too Cream Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 1,141 ratings.
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