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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
On tap and for sale only at the Bruery, a blend of Black Tuesday and young Oude Tart.
Batch 1 - 9.0% abv
Batch 2 - 9.5% abv
Batch 3 - 11% abv

Bruery Description:
Mélange #1 was the first in our line of barrel aged beer blends and continues to be one of our favorites. A curious blend of our bourbon barrel aged stout, Black Tuesday, along with our Flemish-style sour red ale, Oude Tart, this beer is unique and delightful. Forging flavors of toasty oak, vanilla and toffee along with notes of leather and dark fruit, both the full bodied essence of the bourbon barrel aged ale and the sour quality of our wild ale are present in this well rounded beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BuckeyeBoy (4070) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 16, 2015
750ml bottle thanks to Darrel. Pours out a cola color with a tan head. Nose is berries tartness funk and booze. Ya thanks bruery for another 11% abv sour really come on. Taste is more of the berries tartness and heavy booze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (738) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 17, 2015
Smell is bright and malty. Taste is sour, malty, bourbony, and stouty. Really sharp, deep flavor. Medium carbonation, full body, and some foam.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (2041) - Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2015
750 bottle. Deep dark red. I know this is a blend of oude tart and BT. Id say this is 85% oude. Lots of cherry, slightly darker than the regular.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12968) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle from the 3 Members. Pours clear brown with a yellow beige head. Aroma is lots of cherry buffered by dark treacle. Med + body. Flavor is tartish chocolate cherry. With dark molasses. Finishes less than dry and tartly fruity. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (8010) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle from The Bruery. Pours murky brown with an interesting beige head and a marvelous treacle and cherry aroma. There is a complex dark malt flavor that includes cherry, vanilla, chocolate and molasses with an oak finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1419) - sacramento, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours brown with off white head. Taste is slightly sour. Lots of cherry and chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (9343) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/18/15] Draught at The Bruery in Placentia. 2014 edition. Dark brown to black. Lovely aroma of sourish cherries, other dark fruits and chocolate. Sour and slightly sweetish flavor with dark fruits, caramel and some chocolate. Medium-bodied. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bwa5879 (826) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2015
2014 batch. Dark brown pour with reddish hue. Small ring of offwhite head. Mellow scent, bourbon and chocolate and raisin. Really soft carbonation, puckery mouthfeel, very dry finish. Sour flavor is muted by the stout but it works. Flavor of pert bretty sour, raisin, lots of brown sugar and carmel, a bit of tootsie roll chocolate, finishes bitter and sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thisis12ptfont (1018) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Big Oude Tart aromas bringing cherry, acidity, vinegar, plums, dark fruits as well as dark malts, raisins and subtle blackstrap molasses. Blackish purple appearance with a thin tan foam. Taste is assertively sour upfront with sour black cherry, dark fruits, plums, figs, and strong acidity. Mid mouth comes the more stout characteristics bringing raisins, dark malts, chocolate, dark chocolate, toffee, cocoa, and more figs. Overall, perfect balance of sour and dark.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (3536) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 2, 2015
En fût sur place: Noisettes, framboises, chocolat, pointe d’épices et bourbon emportés dans une chaleur évasive et envoutante. Un assemblage qui gagne en complexité après quelques minutes, j’ose imaginer avec les années.

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