Tart Of Darkness | The Bruery

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Tart Of DarknessTart Of Darkness

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

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

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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1/5  rDev -76%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a red wine glass, served at room temperature.

A: Coming out of the bottle, a dark brick red to light black. In the glass the beer was black with some deep red hues. Minimal quater inch head with moderate lacing.

N: Sour cherries, black cherry, some cinnamon spice, chocolate truffle, chocolate covered cherries, black currants

P: Medium-bodied, very tart cherry up front, black currant. No definitive hop character.

F: Slight chocolate on the back end. Smooth, lingering.

O: An awesome, very drinkable sour. No much stout characteristic here, other than the color. Did not detect much oak either. This bottle was 2014 release. Still have a 2013 release; curious to see what an extra year in the bottle will yield.

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Photo of chefbigjon
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I need to taste this next to Oude Tart because I swear it's the same beer, if not extremely similar. I have had this on draft and in a bottle now, I want to love it, but I just don't get any stout whatsoever. Very, very sour. As sours go, I have had better.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.35/5  rDev +4.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -39.9%

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4.48/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.1/5  rDev -1.4%

Tart Of Darkness from The Bruery
4.16 out of 5 based on 2,431 ratings.
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