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Tart Of Darkness - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
94
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1,599 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,599
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 238
Gots: 546 | FT: 60
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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brystmar

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the recent (2012) batch.

Body appears pitch black but is actually a dark brown color upon further inspection. Tan head fizzes up from the depths, stays for a cocktail, then exits amicably. Soured yeast & oak barrels in the nose; pretty nice but not intense enough.

One sip leaves no doubt this is an American-style sour. Hardly any stout left from the base as the infectious yeast summons sourness atop the oaky barrel residue. Has more body than most sours. Reminds me of Mother Barrel, though not quite as good or well-refined. And not nearly as tart or acetic.

A respectable beer considering the amount of this they brewed this year. Tart of Darkness is hardly The Bruery's best work, but if everything they make is at least this good from here on out, that's a resounding win for the craft beer world.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2012 04:07:28 | More by brystmar
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Tart Of Darkness from The Bruery
94 out of 100 based on 1,599 ratings.