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Tart Of Darkness | The Bruery

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4.23/5
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2,443 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#900
Reviews:
374
Ratings:
2,443
pDev:
10.87%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 2,443 |  Reviews: 374
Photo of don1481
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

750 ml bottle poured into glass.

Appearance: Pours very dark and very fizzy. Head dies down very rapidly.

Smell: WOW sour notes. Lots of fruit smell. Smells refreshing.

Taste: Just like the smell. Pretty good, but not overpowering with the sour. Nice.

Mouthfeel: less fizzy than I would have expected. Very clean and crisp.

Overall: very good, not quite to amazing. But very nice.

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Photo of drmcleod10
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of factoide
3.68/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Nick_Bousquet
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of shoegueuze
4.76/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of 1jstafan
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Robloc303
3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of just4fununlimited
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Amazing one of my favorites

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Photo of johnyb
4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of BrahptimusPrime
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of UlfAndreas
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of BlackNotesIII
5/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of Therealfootball
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of Joey1566
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Jimandrebecca
1/5  rDev -76.4%

Photo of mobius387
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of sanitarium16
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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 -1.2%
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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Photo of chadwicktorres
4/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Makubex
5/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of sean_paul
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of TommyTheCat
4/5  rDev -5.4%

Tart Of Darkness from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 2,443 ratings
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