Tag Archives: Dark Horse

Saturday Sip Showdown: Fruit Beers

Think states that lead the country in fruit production and Midwestern states probably aren’t the first ones to come to mind. Flyover country tends to be known more for its corn and wheat and less for blueberries and cherries. Yet … Continue reading

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The Best of 2014: Saturday Sip

2014 saw the addition of a few new elements to Saturday Sip posts. Saturday Sip Showdowns pitted several of the best Midwestern examples of a particular beer style against each other in blind taste tests. Many of the posts also evolved … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Dark Horse Smells Like A Safety Meeting

Cannabis and hops happen to belong to the same family. Ever heard an IPA described as dank? It’s no surprise then that certain beers can smell a lot like a Wiz Khalifa concert. Take for instance the new double IPA … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Arcadia, Bell’s and Dark Horse Visits

As I mentioned in last week’s post, I took on the challenge of visiting six breweries over a span of three days at the end of December. Already having covered the Indianapolis leg of the journey, it’s time to move … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Midwest Scotch Ales

As the weather turns colder my beer turns darker.  Porters, stouts and scottish ales replace hefeweizens, IPAs and pilsners.  And while your bound to be familiar with the vast array of stouts and porters, Scotch ales don’t show up nearly … Continue reading

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Brew Bracket: Elite Eight

Vote in the Final Four here Every region has now reached the same position, the Elite Eight, but boy did they take different ways of getting there. One was relatively upset free, one doesn’t have a brewery remaining in the … Continue reading

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Goebel Region: Sweet 16

Vote for the Elite Eight here. The Goebel Region has been a lesson in duality. Up top the two highest-ranked seeds are gone with only a five seed and the streaking Cinderella sixteen seed. On the bottom half the highest-ranked … Continue reading

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Goebel Region: Second Round

Vote for the Sweet 16 here The Goebel Region had it all in the first round. Major upsets, runoffs, and even a couple blowouts. Dark Horse certainly wasn’t the only dark horse to make it through. There are still plenty … Continue reading

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Goebel Region: First Round

Go here to vote in the Second Round. Falstaff Region voting opened earlier this morning, now it’s time to move on to the Goebel Region. Read on for a bit of background information on the region’s namesake if you’d like, … Continue reading

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Dark Horse Brewing Tres Blueberry Stout

There’s time for one more stout before we start transitioning to lighter beers for the warmer weather.  This week’s sip takes your standard stout and introduces an ingredient you’re probably more accustomed to seeing in lighter beers, blueberries.  Marshall, Michigan-based Dark … Continue reading

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