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Tart Of Darkness - The Bruery

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1,553 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,553
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 232
Gots: 527 | FT: 54
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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drgarage

California

4.45/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Bottle from the 2012 general distribution release.

A: Pours dark brown though non-opaque. 2-finger fizzy white head, slowly retreating to nothing with no lacing. Jetstream of carbonation up the exact middle leading to dancing bubbles on the surface.

S: Sour. Sour. Sour. Cherries.

T: Sour cherries with a hint of dark roast. Like Supplication fused with a session coffee stout. So unbelievably delicious.

M: Nice, gentle carbonation on the tongue for most of the pour. A bit thin, though, even for a wild ale.

O: This is greater than the sum of its parts. My favorite beer that the Bruery has ever made (including Melange 3, Black Tuesday, Oude Tart, Sans Pagaie, and Fruet). I'm beyond ecstatic that it's finally in distribution.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 03:30:45 | More by drgarage
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Tart Of Darkness from The Bruery
94 out of 100 based on 1,553 ratings.