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RATINGS: 496   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.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrgratz (113) - New York, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Bottle from Capone’s.. Best name for a beer possible.. Pour is the darkest purple ive ever seen.. almost black with a thick off white head and moderate lacing.. Aroma is sour.. with a heavy grape scent.. Taste is tart right off the bat.. grape, cherry, pluot.. with a delicious long tart finish..Mouthfeel is light.. makes me salivate..Easy to savor.. a really creative dark sour that I just love.. one of the most productive beer days i’ve ever had.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
Drunk with Dom and Dan. Pours like a thin stout. Dark. And tart. How appropriate. Sour and wild. Totally delicious. More please.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DanielBrown (3771) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
The Bish’s birthday present from Cotteridge Wines. Wow. Quite exceptionally good. The sourness is so full and intense, but perfectly balanced. Almost seems a shame to swallow it - I just wish it could live on my tongue forever. Good colour and scent also. One of the best ever.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dommod2011 (698) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
It looked like a stout but there the similarities ended really. Sour and wild it was, and very very good. The name tells you all you need to know. Super.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
back (1311) - Holstebro, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2013
Sort skum ingen Stald bær citrus eddike grape Bitter lidt sur meget Vandede blød freigeist-mano-cornuto

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1277) - Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Sour. Not as over powering sour as the pure sours. Slightly better than funk metal. Less funk. Slightly better put together.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14669) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
9th November 2011
Opaque black beer, short lived tan head. Dry palate, light and a little crisp. Very tart beer - sour and vinegary. Lemon acid toward the dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ICEatALAMO (922) - Troy, Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Bottle. The pour is dark with no head. The aroma is straight sour. The taste has some carbonation, but way too sour. Next. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
herchick (16) - Akron, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Super tart! A great sour to make you pucker. Went and searched out a few more bottles of this. I only wish that some of the deeper flavors of this base style of beer stood out more, but does not affect my enjoyment if this wonderful creation at all. Must try! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2013
Draught at the Blind Tiger NYC sept 2012. Dark brown beer with no head. Sourish, berry and rubber aroma. Similar flavour. Nice beer with taste of swedish beer (lingon, tranbär).


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