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Tart Of Darkness - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
94
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1,555 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,555
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 232
Gots: 528 | FT: 55
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batch 2 was aged in spent Black Tuesday barrels.

(Beer added by: ajcobb24 on 06-22-2011)
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this beer

Consumed 10/13/12

Appearance: Dark brown, pours with an off-white head - retains a nice ring, leaves some streaks of lacing

Smell: Sour and tart - lactic with some acidity - it looks very dark, but it actually smells like it could be lighter - mostly caramel and amber malts - dark fruits, like cherries and applies

Taste: A sour stout that tastes good? I thought this was impossible - tart and sour - lactic and acidic sourness - very puckering - dark and roasty notes, with some caramel - some chocolate and coffee - dark fruits, like cherry skins and apple peels - some woody oak as well

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nicely carbonated, nicely puckering

Overall: This is way better than I could have expected

This is the best sour stout I've ever had. Serious bonus points for this. And it might be the best beer I've ever had from The Bruery. It's nicely sour, nicely tart, and has a nice malt base. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2012 21:39:27 | More by angrybabboon
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Tart Of Darkness from The Bruery
94 out of 100 based on 1,555 ratings.