Tart Of Darkness | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Batch 2 was aged in spent Black Tuesday barrels.

Added by ajcobb24 on 06-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,429
Reviews:
371
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
11.06%
 
 
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312
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806
For Trade:
82
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Some orange goop had collected around the rim of the bottle while it was conditioning and I got it on my fingers when I opened the bottle. The beer is dark brown in appearance with a fizzy head that disappears immediately. Plenty of carbonation bubbles are left sticking to the side of the glass. The smell is vinegary with hints of grape and cherry. After a bit of a sweet fruit taste at the front of the tongue, the taste explodes with potent sourness. It finishes with a bready yeast taste to balance it out. Mouthfeel is medium to watery.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours earthy brown somewhat clear in color with a thin light tan head that dissipates quickly.

Smell has lots of tart brett notes with primarily a vinager like acidity.

Taste follows the nose with a toffee slight malty sweetness that disappears quickly into a very potent tart vinager sour flavor and mild candy like sweet ness on the backend which is reminiscent of sweet tarts.

Mouthfeel is good, big sticky sour feel that is cut with moderate carbonation.

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Tart Of Darkness from The Bruery
4.16 out of 5 based on 2,429 ratings.
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