Dark Horse Brewing Company | Marshall, Michigan
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Dark Horse Brewing Company
Excellent based on 109 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

511 South Kalamazoo Street
Marshall, Michigan United States 49068 [ print map ]
269 781 9940

darkhorsebrewery.com

Hours: Monday - Thursday: 3 pm-11 pm; Fri/Sat: 3 pm-1 am


Mayor: Excalibur123 (6) | Taps: 5-8 | Bottles: 4-8


Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Dark Horse Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Dark Horse Rum Barrel Aged 4elf , Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout 98, Brux Corvux , Red IPA , Dark Horse Raspberry Ale 36, Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter 93, Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA 96, Dark Horse Joe & Wiggs Nuptiale , Dark Horse Octoberfest 94, Dark Horse F.F. Dekoorc Eert 87, Dark Horse Boffo Brown Ale 89, Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout 98, Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA 99, Scotch Silly 89, Potteloereke 88, Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Plead the 5th Imperial Stout 100, Dark Horse Too Cream Stout 98, Dark Horse Artic Dekoorc Eert 93, Dark Horse Smells Like A Safety Meeting IPA 96, Dark Horse 3 Pairs Of Legs Maple Porter (Bourbon) 83
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109 reviews for Dark Horse Brewing Company
 Ambiance  84%
 Service  76%
 Selection  75%
 Food  76%
 Value  78%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  91%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
frankenkitty  (94) Oak Lawn, Illinois | June 15, 2007
One of the highlights of a two-week road trip. Great people on both sides of the bar... down-to-earth and super friendly. Brewer Trent even gave me a quick tour of the brewhouse (thanks, man). I thought the atmosphere was just terrific, but it probably wouldnít appeal to the mainstream. Itís kinda like if Satan built a diner/beer garden. My wife and I both loved our visit and weíre looking forward to next time as long as we can find someplace close to stay the night. I hear thereís a B&B within walking distance...
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
muzzlehatch  (255) Burlington, Vermont | December 24, 2006
Two visits, summer 2004 and just before Christmas 2006. Surprised I forgot to rate this before but oh well. Really cool, comfortable ambiance, something between a small traditional midwestern tavern and a hippie haven; lots of anti-Bush propaganda around; something about that and the size and friendliness of the place makes it feel like a mirror-image of Calumet in Chilton WI. But I digress. Terrific, simple food (pizzas and sanwiches) mostly solid to very good beer, unfiltered and very natural, busy, cluttered look to the place that makes it seem even smaller, and just great super-friendly service. Everyone in the place when I visited yesterday but me was a local, but the bartender made me feel like I belonged. Cheap, too. Probably not the very best beer in Michigan (and my one complaint is that on neither visit Iíve made was the selection really exciting) but definitely one of the must-visit places.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
ogglethorp  (28) Ohio | December 15, 2006
Nice place to visit. Not too fqar out of the Detroit area, that you couldnít make an evening out of it. Pretty good food, pizzaís, bar type stuff. Good beer. Not a huge selection of beers, but enough to keep you occupied. Will come back for sure.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
SlowandLow  (14) Connecticut | September 12, 2006
We stopped at the Dark Horse on our way to our main stop at Bellís in Kalamazoo. Not much in the ambience area but we were there for the beer, the service was prompt and friendly enough. Selection was average I would say with bottled items to choose from as well. Most of the beers we tried were all well made but only a couple really stood out, notably their staple IPA. If you happen to be in the area or live nearby stop in, otherwise I would say itís not worth a very long drive.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus  (333) Las Cruces, New Mexico | July 5, 2006
very friendly local microbrewery that i could see myself making regular trips there if i lived in the area. friendly wait staff and a very downhome feeling in the bar. When i was there, they didnít have anything speical on tap other than the great special black bier, which was fantastic. I was hoping for some of the stouts, but i guess i will have to wait till winter time.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
ronc  (2) Springport, Michigan | May 18, 2006
This place got me started or should I say spoiled on micro-brew. I love there IPA and will make special trips to Marshall for a jug or two.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
ryan  (13) Beltsville, Maryland | May 2, 2006| Updated January 21, 2008
Brewpub is nothing more than a double wide trailer that connects to the brewery. Good service, even though there is usually 1-2 people working, so you occasionally have to wait. Limited menu, but great pizza. I get one every time I go. Almost always something on tap that is a one time only/no bottles/no growler release. This is my favorite brewpub and I make sure I go every time Iím in town.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
JasonG  (36) Salt Lake City, Utah | December 20, 2005
Right off the highway. Small place, almost like a shack. Lots of character. Has a coin OP poo table. The ceiling is full of mugs that belong to the locals that drink there. Had about 5-6 taps of their stuff. Only was able to try a couple of brews, but they were good, though not amazing. A cool place, worth a stop if you are near by, but probably not worth a really long drive. Also has a mediocre bottle shop right next door.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99  (461) Cincinnati, Ohio | September 30, 2005
Easy to locate and plenty of parking. Service was freindly and she let me order samples of the seven brews on tap. Very good brews and interseting pub. Sunday hours now and the place started to fill as the football games started. Well worth the visit and nice package store directly next door.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Crosling  (70) Loveland, Colorado | August 15, 2005
A fun brewery, with an interesting tour, a great atmosphere and interesting beer drinking locals. Iíd recommend a stop if youíre traveling from Kalamazoo to Detroit.

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