Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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86
very good
423 Ratings
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Dark Horse Thirsty Trout PorterDark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
423
Reviews:
90
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
9.66%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
55
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 423 |  Reviews: 90
Photo of steve419
4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HardyA
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmiah22
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chefhatt
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
3.52/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Undated bottle at 55 degrees into shaker
$ 1.89/12 oz bottle at the Lager Mill
Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt, fades significantly
Head large (six cm, aggressive pour), Light brown, creamy, slowly diminishing to four mm ring and irregular layer
Lacing – none
Body dark brown, opaque
Flavor lightly roasted malt, just slightly bitter; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate full, creamy, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.75, Palate 4.25, Overall 4

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Photo of bigleague
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mlockman
4.45/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Not much roastiness, but smooth as silk and smells strongly of chocolate.

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Photo of LXIXME
4.18/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AllanPatchin1016
4.31/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gemini6
3.67/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisMon02
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kylehay2004
3.56/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ALLISON01
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ultimate
3.83/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of moonboogie_n8
4.19/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I love this kind of beer. like a hybrid between a great porter & breakfast stout.
yeast and malt sediment in a 12oz, agitated & poured heavy. creamy dark tan head, dark brown opaque body. looks good.
smells like cocoa & a little alcohol & coffee.
tastes the same, lots of chocolate flavors, some complexity here, enjoyable.
good coffee flavors, roasted malt, oats, cooked dark rice?
nuts, warm dryer alcohol finish.
great beer, may try again

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Photo of Awolter
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ufellc
4.45/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ohiobeer29
3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice chocolate taste decent body a nice porter I'd drink again nothing outstanding but nothing weak either

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Photo of NonSnob_BeerSnob
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice thick creamy porter almost a stout, great coffee flavor with a little bit of chocolate just a little too much alcohol on the after taste for me or my rating would have been higher. Definitely worth drinking again.

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Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chucker17
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gsh341
4.53/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very smooth beer and easy to drink. A warm coffe flavor.

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Photo of GRFounder
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of km02600
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 423 ratings.
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