Dark Horse Brewing Company | Marshall, Michigan
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Dark Horse Brewing Company
Excellent based on 106 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: b3shine (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 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, Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout 98, Dark Horse F.F. Dekoorc Eert 87, Dark Horse Edacsac Dekoorc Eert 91, Dark Horse Lambeak Wants Peachy 93, Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter 93, Dark Horse Whatís Up With The Monkey Blueberry Ale 57, Dark Horse Reign In Blood Orange , Dark Horse Boffoís Belgian Cousin , Dark Horse Beer is Dark XIII Anniversary Ale 77, Dark Horse Sweet Leaf , Dark Horse Raspberry Ale 37, Dark Horse Plead the 5th Imperial Stout 100, Dark Horse Sapient Trip Ale 83, Dark Horse Sour 3 Guy Off the Scale Old Ale 29, Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Louieís Long Polymer John Donut Ale 45
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106 reviews for Dark Horse Brewing Company
 Ambiance  84%
 Service  76%
 Selection  74%
 Food  76%
 Value  78%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  91%
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84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
TheBear11D  (19) Michigan | October 14, 2013
Dark Horse is a great place to visit. The place is a little on the tiny side, but the atmosphere is good. The food and beer is even better though. Since they frequently do interesting brews that are out of the ordinary I would recommend checking the place out. The staff is friendly although I have been there when they were understaffed and it was difficult to get food, but overall this is a pretty sweet place.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
charule  (93) Chicago, Illinois | August 18, 2013
Stopped on on our way back to Chicago. Easy to find off 94. Cool little place. Mugs everywhere. Good DH season selection and great food. Glad we stopped in.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
rage90969  (3) , | August 2, 2013
Great Brewery overall, Always a good selection of beers on tap and food is good also. The mugs everywhere are a cool touch. If your in the marshall area, its a must stop!!
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Jdveit  (17) Gilbertville, Iowa | July 30, 2013
Visited 06/21/2013. Beer Trip 2013 stop #3. The place is cool, the mugs are a nice touch. We Find plenty of great beers on the menu. The beer garden looks tight and the waitstaff is attentive. All around the best atmosphere and beer combo we have found yet. The store is sweet too. Will definitely be back. Dark Horse Please Expand your distribution into Iowa .... Please. Well on to Arcadia Ales in Battle Creek.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
oeltroll  (2) | March 4, 2013
Mugs. Great service, fantastic beers, perfect end to my amazing trip through Michigan.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
joromiller  (10) Holt, Michigan | March 1, 2013
Let me preface my ranking here. I LOVE DH beers. I know two of the brewers. However, I have to be honest about my experiences here. Service is piss-poor. The staff come across like you are an inconvenience to their lives if you ask to be served. Beer tap selection is average for what they actually brew. Iíve found their general store to be more gratifying in landing their beers than my experiences in the bar. Overall, itís a brewery that I regularly visit, but you have to know what youíre getting so you donít walk out wanting to punch someone in the head.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
Beerman6686  (146) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | February 13, 2013
Ambiance is awesome. Basically in a little barn with a small wooden bar, everything is wood and cajun looking, including the widdled mugs hanging from the ceiling. Service was excellent. I forgot my id at Bells, went back to Bells to get it, by the time we made it back, Dark Horse was closed, however the bartender kept it open just so we could have some beer and even hooked me up with a growler after the register had been cleared. Selection was good, with some one off, but I had hoped for a little more. Beers were very cheap for the quality. Overall a must stop in Michigan.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
mwbrady12  (7) Winston Salem, North Carolina | December 25, 2012
The feel of DH is unique with a bar, beer garden, skate park, store and skate shop all on the same property. Awesome vibe and sense of humor around the bar, (Tap Rumors board in the rest room was cool and try playing AC/DC on the juke box!). Plus the entire ceiling being mug club mugs was a cool sight to see. Service was good with a few staff answering my questions even while in passing. Great selection of brew in the store and decent selection on tap, (although I would have hoped for a couple more one offs available). Food looked outstanding though I didn't sample anything.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
ck1  (49) Illinois | September 18, 2012
The mugs on the ceiling dominate the place, and probably make it seem much smaller than it really is. Lucky to get a table on a busy Friday night. Service was decent, but our server didnít really seem to know much about beer, which is disappointing. There was an event going on outside, but we were finally able to go out back. Huge beer garden--probably a big hit all summer. Beer selection was just ok, as I was hoping for more than two(?) off-beers. Great place to people watch, and everybody was very friendly. Age range of patrons was probably 1-88! Good to see that
62
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
bwa5879  (4) Portage, Michigan | August 12, 2012
Ambiance: Always crowded and often hot. Could use updating (bathrooms, strange hodge-podge floorplan). Still has a hometown dove bar charm though. Service: spotty at best. Everyone Iíve had serve me is certainly honest and thatís appreciated. But, sometimes Iíve had to wait 15 minutes for water, with the waitress passing me by several times. The merchandise store is lacking in customer support and friendliness as well. Selection: beer selection is good. 75% of stuff available in bottles/on tap elsewhere with the rest being specialties and one-off experomentals. Food: whoa what a delight. Stopping here over the past 5 years or so Iíve watched the kitchen go from good to great. Menu consists of pizzas and sandwiches mostly but the ingenuity as well as quality that go into each selection is amazing and the results are awesome. Value: nothing to complain about here, everythig seems reasonably priced in my eyes. Overall: one of my favorite places to stop in southern mid-Michigan. Recommended for the food first (only slightly) and then the great beer.

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