Dark Horse Ollopa Eert Dekoorc
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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edwardbass (539) - Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2014
This one grew on me to a degree. At first I thought the palate was missing depth, but after a few more sips I realized it filled in the depth reasonably well. This isn’t a great beer, but it is good. Aroma is dank. Color is a golden copper. It tastes of juicy tropical and citrus fruit, with a nice orange and citrus rind hops bitterness and a decent malt sweetness in the backbone. Not bad, really.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1474) - Granollers, SPAIN - NOV 20, 2014
Cervesa molt cítrica en gust i aroma, és amarga perň sense arribar a ser molest. Cerveza muy cítrica en sabor y aroma, es amarga pero sin llegar a ser molesto.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Berard (332) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours nearly brown with murky appearance. Mild citrus aroma over light carbonation. Not much better than the mass produced ipa's. Good flavor but zero complexity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mvp (155) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - NOV 1, 2014
I decided to open this at the same time with 2 other single hopped dark horse IPA’s. Not much aroma from any of them. They all look pretty close to the same. Dark orange with off white head. this one had a more thicker palate of the three.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vikingguy (836) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Deep gold with foamy white head. Spicy citrus hops on the nose. Taste- prominent resinous grassy hops and biscuit caramel malt. Above avg IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (5094) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 14, 2014
12oz bottle pours a mostly clear, reddish orange with some creamy, clump white head. Nose has quite a bit of tropical fruit, ripe mango, a little guava, some orange, some candy too. Flavor is mostly guava, some tropical fruit, blood orange, mild soap, some solid malt sweetness rounds things out. Smooth, balanced finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2743) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2014
A very nice IPA. The single hop are a bit one dimensional but this is still good. Nice English style aroma. The hops give it a citrus, fruity taste. Nicely balanced, dry and crisp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (539) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Pours a hazy copper with a small white foam head. Aroma is citrus and pine hops. Flavor is similar, somewhat sweet, with low to moderate hops. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremyh70 (758) - Missouri, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Pours a cloudy dark copper with a white head and good lacing. Aroma of orange, sweet malt and a bit of pine. Taste is the same with orange, honey sweetness, some pine and a bit of spiciness. A moderate amount of piney bitterness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Decent flavor but not very complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Advocate_Ames (446) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2014 In short it looks great, the foam laced my glass which is always a good sign. The aroma had a floral and pine character with a sweet malted grain scent. In the flavor it was on the high end of bitterness with a mild booze like taste. There was a defined malt taste with a subtle sweetness. The finish was pleasant but had a lingering bitterness. Overall a good brew, the kind I like to casually drink out of the fridge.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBear11D (272) - Michigan, USA - SEP 24, 2014
The Ollopa pours a mostly cloudy caramel color with a thick beige head that lasts a good long while. The aroma is floral and caramel. The flavor is floral and caramel as well. Overall this is a decent beer.

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