Tart Noire | Paradox Beer Company

BA SCORE
75%
Liked This Beer
3.93 w/ 16 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Paradox Beer Company
Colorado, United States
paradoxbeercompany.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ONovoMexicano on 05-01-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,522
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
16
Liked:
12
Avg:
3.93/5
pDev:
10.18%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of liamt07
3.65/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wasatch
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500ml Bottle
Bottle Conditioned

Poured into a chalice a very nice dark brown color, very nice carbonation, with a pretty nice one-finger foamy/creamy off-white head, which leaves some pretty nice small islands and sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, yeasty, with some nice grapefruit notes, slightly oaky. The taste is very nice, malty, bitter/sour, yeasty, real nice funkyness, very nice grapefruit, with some oak. Medium body, very nice bitter/dry finish. Overall, this is a very nice brew.

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Photo of Wizzle32
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wheels2532
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hozersr
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of heddar33
4.64/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of msumike89
4.12/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of petermethot
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jhfinn
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Duffman79
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mschrei
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Franziskaner
3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Dark brown to black in color with a very hazy complexion that you cannot see through. There's a fingernail of off white around the rim. The aroma is of dark grape must and plums. I taste dark grapes and woodsy oak. The mouth is highly carbonated and dense.

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Photo of Chadbo
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Flickerdart
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle reads 03/21/16.

Pours a crimson-tinted black, like the darkest cherry juice, with the faintest, thinnest head that quickly subsides. The smell is fruity, earthy, and wet, like stepping out into an orchard after a rainstorm.

Taste starts off with a faint, almost apologetic maltiness before giving way to a barrage of cherry and grape tartness - the wine barrel really comes through. The mouthfeel is lively and heavily carbonated.

Wild ales are very hit or miss. But if you absolutely must try one, have it be this one - it's not extreme enough to offend a delicate lager-drinker, but it's not so mild that you might as well just quaff a Kool-Aid

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Photo of madelf66
4.28/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tart Noire from Paradox Beer Company
Beer rating: 75% out of 100 with 16 ratings
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