Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Boffo Brown AleDark Horse Boffo Brown Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Mitchster on 01-08-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
626
Reviews:
202
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
10.55%
 
 
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19
Gots:
129
For Trade:
1
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3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.13/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a murky dark brown, lots of haze, there's lack of head, but has nice lacing and retention. The aromas are full of chocolate and caramel malts. There's a touch of vanilla. Very malty. The flavors match the nose, but it's pretty bitter. There are subtle hints of black coffee. The flavors aren't as sweet as I was anticipating. There's not much hop flavor, which isn't expected in the style, but the bitterness is there. Lots of chocolate blended with some grains. Roasty. Nice flavors, but one note. Mouthfeel is very nice. Slick and syrupy with moderate carbonation. It's on the fuller side of medium-bodied. Alcohol goes unnoticed.

Besides the higher ABV, this is your traditional brown ale right here. It's fine, but not as interesting as I remembered.

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3.18/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I tried this beer at the midwest brewfest. The beer poured a dark brown and a little murky with some reddish highlights. A thin tan collar formed during the pour -- the beer looked a little flat as it was filling the glass. A bit of spotty lacing. Malty aroma, big bread taste with brown sugar with some roast and caramel Fairly astringent, medium bodied with lowish carbonation. It was ok.

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3.18/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Chocolate brown colored beer with a decent head that left a little bit of stick on the sides.

S - Smells like caramel, little toffee, brown sugar, chocolate malts. Standard.

T - Taste is about like the nose. Some chocolate malts as well as some light toffee and caramel. Not a whole lot going on here.

M - Slightly over carbonated, but nothing to throw a fit about. Medium bodied.

O - This beer is pretty boring, but it's non-offensive, something you can pretty much drink and not notice. Not going to try to find this again.

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3.2/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Boffo Brown pours a brown color with a small head. There is a licorice and shoe like aroma. The taste was a bit nutty, some toffee flavors, with licorice flavors. Flavors were a bit watery, and light. Overall its an easy to drink, brown ale that is light.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 626 ratings.
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