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Karl Strauss Queen of Tarts

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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
22nd Anniversary Imperial Stout aged and soured in bourbon barrels for two years.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
airrick2003 (524) - Louisiana, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Appearance: very dark maroon color, almost black unless you hold it up to the light, no head on this restaurant pour Aroma: sour, smoky, red wine, spicy, subtle but good Taste: very sour, tart, red wine but it's very subtle, delicious sourness Palate: leaves mouth dry, average carbonation, lighter mouthfeel Overall: pretty delicious, very sour and tart, lacks complexity is my only knock but I'd drink this very often if I could get it at home, tasted from draft at Karl strauss brew pub ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4485) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Draft. Dark brown pour, almost black, with a small tan head. Chocolate, vinegar, sweet red cherries, roasted malt, and light bourbon barrel character. I’m not a fan of sour stouts, this one was ok.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (11367) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Pours very dark brown with a small khaki head. Nose is quite vinegary. Some bourbon, oak, and a mild malt sweetness. There’s a bit of sour cherry, grass, and roasted malt. The flavor is quite similar. Roasted malt, wood, mild bourbon, molasses, and a fair amount of balsamic and red wine vinegar. Body is kind of thin and carbonation is a bit low.


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