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Tart Side Of The Moon - Brewery Vivant

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BA SCORE
88
very good

218 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 218
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 63
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jmunsters on 03-06-2013)
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2/5  rDev -49%

AleWatcher, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of Honus1
2.48/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

OK, I love sours, I love stouts! I love sour stouts! This is not good.

Nose is sour grapes and dark fruit

Look and mouthfeel are appropriate for the style, dark, opaque, flat, no lacing

Taste is boozy on the front, sour balsamic vinegar in the middle, moving to dark fruit and then a terrible, terrible lingering aftertaste of astringent malt

Better when warm, I honestly have it a fighting chance, ferociously bad when cold.

I may spill this on purpose.

Honus1, Jun 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

zach60614, Mar 08, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

Gotti311, May 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

kscaldef, Apr 22, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

Pillowburn, Mar 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

IPAFan521, May 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

Gtreid, Jun 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

Knapp85, Dec 15, 2013
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2.92/5  rDev -25.5%

IrishColonial, Sep 28, 2014
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2.94/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Perfect beer to pair with Asian food. Why? Because it's straight soy sauce.

Appearance was almost stout like with a thin layer of head on top.
Smell was of faint tart funk and malt.
Taste was odd. Somewhere between a black ipa, a stout, and the funky aromas and esters of a farmhouse ale. Flavors moved between bitter black malt, noble hops, a touch of sweetness, a bit of tartness, and some roasted malts too.

Mouthfeel was heavy, syrupy, and not nearly dry enough for a Saison.

I Was really stoked to try this, but it didn't end up being anything I'd like to revisit soon.

taylor714914, Jul 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

largadeer, May 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

atone315, Jul 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

DTown, Jun 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Ford, Jun 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

oldp0rt, Jun 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

jbierling, Jun 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Tyrus, Jun 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Gonzoillini, Mar 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

kojevergas, Apr 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

millerbuffoon, Dec 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

AaronBurr, Jul 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

westcoastbeerlvr, May 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

TheRuss9585, Jun 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

vinny21bal, Feb 07, 2014
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Tart Side Of The Moon from Brewery Vivant
88 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.