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RATINGS: 622   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Tart of Darkness is a traditional stout that we aged in used oak barrels from The Bruery that had previously housed beers such as Cuivre™ or Black Tuesday®. We then brought them over to Bruery Terreux, added our special blend of souring bacterias and wild yeasts and watched nature take its course. The result is a perfectly tart yet awesomely dark and roasty, sour stout. Not a style you will see very often, and in our opinion, not a style seen often enough. This unique stout has notes of tart plums, roasted coffee, vanilla and oak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 21, 2013
2013 Vintage on Tap - Sharp acidity all the way through but strangely balanced by the malts, a delicious dark sour my only complaint is the price of the bottle is a little high.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SpongeRuiner (1107) - Michigan, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Strong vinegar in the smell and taste which is awesome. Still contains the roasty qualities of the stout but sour all the way through. A fantastic beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Allesgute (9) - Alabama, USA - OCT 18, 2013 does not count
At the bruery tasting room. It is delicious and tarty. I loves the stout elements as well, but wished there was just a little more ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 16, 2013
tap offering. cocoa. milk chocolate covered cherries. creamy. soft roast. touch of balsamic pokes through. not big on the soured stouts. okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JustDrinkIt (261) - Arizona, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Pours a deep dark brown with caramel colored head. The aroma is sour with barnyard notes, cherry, and raspberry. The flavor is again sour barnyard with a finish of raspberry chocolate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dr_MedievAle (201) - Alabama, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Mostly tart, little darkness. Except in the appearance. Not sure how people pick up chocolate in this. Sour cherry throughout. Mouth-puckering tartness. 100% cranberry juice-like lingering finish. More like the Dark (as in the misery) of Tartness. But, hey, I’m not really a fan of sours.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Aarond (150) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Bottle. Aroma of sour fruit, chocolate, oak, and a bit if funk. Appearance is totally black with a thin tan head. Taste is sour fruit, chocolate, roasted malt, oak, and vanilla. Full body with low carbonation. Overall a great, unique beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ajnepple (4897) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2015 Sampled at GABF 2013. Dark brown/black with a beige head. Roasted malt, tart fruit, oak, sour, candy (sweet tarts?). Smooth, sweet and sour. Update: I’ve had this several times since and I actually really like it a lot. Ones of my favorites from this brewery and I thought it deserved a bump. I hope to properly rate this eventually.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcnielsen (3129) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap at Hops&Pie. Pours a black color with white head. BlackBerry, currant, cherry, slight sour. Really nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kathouse (1544) - Nevada, USA - OCT 10, 2013
From the tap. Good carbonation from the deep red ale. Nice foam emits a sour fruit aroma. Sour malts leave a fun finish that is more pleasant than I expected. Good beer.

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