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RATINGS: 502   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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We brewed a stout (no, not Black Tuesday, this one is only 5% abv if you can believe it), but we then decided to throw it into oak barrels...and added our special blend of souring bacterias and yeasts. The result is a perfectly tart yet awesomely dark and roasty sour stout. Not a style you see too often - and in our opinion, not a style you see often enough.
Originally part of the Provisions series.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beertholomeus (768) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours black with off white head. Tart, funk and malt aroma. Tart, funk, citrus and slight chocolate and malt flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christpuncher (1119) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2014
The best sour I have tasted hands down. Not overly sour with a cherry backbone. Just crushable and is brownish red in color. Had this one at Jerry's in Andersonville ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
cpetrone84 (1372) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Pour is purplish black with a soapy ring. Nose is heavy sweetness, disoriented malt sugars and berry sweetness with a light leathery brett presence. Taste is awful, strong acetic acid and extreme residual sugar with tons of malt sweetness. Virtually no stout flavors other than too sweet, finish is bretty and bitter with high acid levels and a slick oily feel. Rough drain pour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (1759) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle thx to Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: black beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: sour, coffee, chocolate. TASTE: very sour, coffee, bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1575) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle..Pour is dark black with a thin fading head...Nose is funk, soft vinegar, barrel, chocolate..Taste is chocolate, funk, soft roast, dry, some vinegar. .

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (742) - California, USA - AUG 6, 2014
On tap at Beercraft. Pours a dark brown color without any head. Nice medium tartness and not overpowering the maltiness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tonkun (862) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Tap. Dark almost black pour with a mocha head that dissipated quickly. Sour grapes, oak, red wine vinegar, boysenberries, tart. Sour, tarty, well balanced and surprisingly easy to drink. Very complex but straight forward. Great

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olio (6144) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2014
75 cl bottle (7% abv) @ Ale&Hop, Barcelona. Bottled 22.06.2013.
Pours clear dark mahogany color with a small head. The aroma, oh the aroma... It’s tart and sourishly fruity, faint cocoa, spices and wood. Tart fruity flavor, faint coffee, cocoa, some dark berries, maybe boysenberries, faint yeast notes too. As the beer warms up a bit, the oaky and wooden notes appear. The sourness here is almost perfectly balanced with the dark berries and fruits. An awesome brew.
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarpa (864) - FINLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle 75cl @ Ale&Hop. Pours dark brown, small beige head. Tart, wood, cocoa aroma. Sour, oak, berries and some roasted notes in the flavor. Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yiannnos (857) - , CYPRUS - AUG 4, 2014
Black colour. No head. Aroma is sour chocolate. Light body, very sour taste


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