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Tart Of Darkness - The Bruery

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2,131 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,131
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 262
Gots: 705 | FT: 74
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ajcobb24 on 06-22-2011

Batch 2 was aged in spent Black Tuesday barrels.
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Ratings: 2,131 | Reviews: 329
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4.36/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2013 Version. 7 ABV, not 5.6%

A - Deep brown - almost black, finger thickness of light khaki head - dissipates quickly leaving head around rim

S - Sour/tart oak, rye, fruits: cherry/ Granny smith apple

T - Initially: Sour oak & rye, granny smith apples, currant & cherry. Finish: Chocolate & carmel roastiness and ends in sourness

M - full, thick, frothy, viscus

O - Awesome. Sour oak is excellent - cherry/currant/apple transitions to the chocolate/carmel is spectacular. Gotta downgrade on the $21 pricetag. Jester King's Funk Metal is the equivalent and is $15.

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2013 Edition poured into Brew Dog snifter. Just noticed this is 7% while the 2012 Edition is 5.6%

Appearance is dark brown like a very low carbonated cola

Smell is tart cherries, very light sweetness, grapes, a little alcohol

Taste is similar to nose. Tart cherries and grapes. A mild malt backbone but the focus is the tartness. Nothing too stouty about this aside from the color. There is a light chocolate covered cherry flavor coming through.

Mouthfeel is low medium carbonation. Lingering tartness. Medium light body. Alcohol is undetected.

Overall this is another great sour from The Bruery. More complex than most sours I've tried

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Tart Of Darkness from The Bruery
94 out of 100 based on 2,131 ratings.