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RATINGS: 610   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Atom (2039) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 12, 2013
750mL bottle pours a dark brown/black with a large tan head. Aroma of caramel, oak, cherries, and melloe balanced brett. Sour cherries, mellow yet sour brett, not overly tart, vinous barrel presence. An easy drinking dark sour, well enjoyed!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (13799) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2013
Bottle. Red dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is oak, coffee, brett, malt. Flavour is oak, coffee, brett, vinegar, sourness, roasted malt, chocolate. nice/OK beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2781) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Poured from a 750ml bottle, thanks to the Boise crew. Tart, raisin, chocolate, slight nail polish. Very interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (7908) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle as shown. Pours a dark amber with beige head leaving spotty lacing along the glass. The aroma is funk and sour fruit. Medium mouthfeel with a sour fruit and light maltiness with nice tart finish. A very good sour from the Bruery. 

   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Bish (1123) - 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DanielBrown (4327) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dommod2011 (704) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
back (1746) - Holstebro, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2013
Sort skum ingen Stald bær citrus eddike grape Bitter lidt sur meget Vandede blød freigeist-mano-cornuto

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (2320) - 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.

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