Sarsaparilla Six Stout | Dark Horse Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
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30 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Collaboration with Cleetus Friedman of City Provisions.
Brewed with organic sarsaparilla & vanilla bean.

Added by emerge077 on 11-30-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
30
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
15.26%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
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Photo of jnowak
4.58/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nitro. On Draft at the brewery.

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Photo of justinp444
3.26/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a tulip it has a inch thick beige head and a black body smell of sarsaparilla, cola, vanilla, heavy mint, slight ajax, soy sauce, and some grainy malt. Taste is sarsaparilla, chocolate, slight vanilla, slight mint, black licorice, and a small amount of roasted malt. It has a moderate to full mouth feel and a full body. Really disappointing, the mint flavor is off putting (but overall not that bad of a flavor) and weird smells are worse.

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Photo of deonreds
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DanGeo
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.18/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

Pours a dark glossy black with absolutely no head or lacing. Kind of disappointing.

Smells slightly cloying, with some vanilla beat, sarsaparilla (root beer) and sugar.

This one doesn't feel like a stout, where the BA version did, which is weird. Tons of artificial root beer flavor, along with some fake, slightly cloying vanilla flavor. Not much else going on, feels like more like alcoholic root beer than an actual root beer stout. Disappointing.

Thin bodied, way too thin for a stout. Slightly watery. Not all that drinkable due to the cloying nature of this one. Low carbonation.

It's incredible how disappointing this one was versus the bourbon barrel-aged version. Night and day here.

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Photo of tectactoe
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Danimal25
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BUNZILLA
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of ECBS
4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of tclang
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Michigan
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of ROBSTARR
5/5  rDev +36.2%

Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Lukafer
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of denimdemon
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of JLG193
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of klipper
4/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of jale
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery.

A: Pours black with a huge dark brown head.

S: Big vanilla and sarsaparilla. Some underlying malt.

T: Lots of vanilla and rootbeeriness upfront that is slightly sweet. There is some bitter cocoa and coffee in the middle. Finish is chocolate.

M: Thickbody with good carbonation.

O: I really like this beer, but I love rootbeer.

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Photo of garrisonp
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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Sarsaparilla Six Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.67 out of 5 based on 30 ratings.
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