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Tart Of Darkness - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
94
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1,586 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,586
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 233
Gots: 540 | FT: 57
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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smakawhat

Maryland

3.6/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. Bottled May 8th 2012.

Out of the bottle pours with lots of fizzy and cola sounding snapping carbonation. Body forms with a dark walnut brown body with a real nice mocha like head, but it doesn't last at all. As the snapping pops away, nothing is left, not even a pencil thing collar. The head color was real nice, but too bad I hardly got to witness it. This looks like Kvass with a little less carbonation. Too bad.

A good sense of Flanders brown ale sensing sourness on first smell. A quick tart and vinous nose, sour cherries. Quite subtle but nice.

Palate hits with a true VERY tart punch up front. VERY sour but tolerable, with a good acidity that isn't painful. Aftertaste brings lots of lemon and lime juice. Oak aging round character and feel is somewhat lacking here, the body is a little bit wet, but it works well with a vinous palate.

Overall It is dark very true, and truly TART. Would love to try this again sometime, I am wondering if this could have been better.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2012 23:51:48 | More by smakawhat
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Tart Of Darkness from The Bruery
94 out of 100 based on 1,586 ratings.