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Tart Of Darkness | The Bruery

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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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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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Photo of Jwale73
3.89/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2013 vintage. Pours the color of cola with no head. Nose expresses tart berries and roasty malt. Taste is tart; however, there's a dark malt profile, but it is really just in the background. There's also a salty quality. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body and slightly puckering. Overall, an interesting beer, but it needs an identity - it falls somewhere between a dark sour and sour stout.

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
4.33/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark mahogany, fizzy tan head that entirely disappears. Dark fruit on the nose, very sour. Slight vanilla undertones. Very sour on the palate, lots of cherry/blackberry. Moderate oaky notes, good to ground the sourness. Now and again I pick up on very faint roasty/smokey stout notes. Very fluid, easy to drink.
Not quite a sour stout experiment, but still great. About as much complexity as a beer can handle while still focusing on the sour. Yummy goodtime, too bad this stuff is expen$ive.

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