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RATINGS: 551   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10592) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2012
Bottled. Black/dark brown coloured. Fluffy light Brown head. Aroma of sourness, berries, oak vanilla, some grape. Flavour of sourness, Loads of berries, oak vanilla, yeast. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a sourish and grapish note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6701) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small beige head. The aroma is tart and sourish with some dark ripe fruity notes. The flavour is chocolate, acid, light coffee and ripe fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11000) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
pitch dark ,smoot offwhite head. tart aroma, roasted malts, wild yeasts,flavor is sour, wild yeasty, slightly fruity, citrussy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black with a tan head. The aroma has notes of wood, brettanomyces, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of brettanomyces, matl, and caramel, leading to a dry, tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of thagr81_us. Pours a deep dark brown with a reddish hue and a small, creamy beige head. Tart, funky, Bretty nose. Medium body, very tart dark dried fruit, pruney, heavy Brett, some wood. Very, very tart finish, overripe dark, rotten fruit combined with some sweet oaky accents. Nice one. 160612

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (33244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2012
75 cl bottle, thanks Greg. Pours hazy dakr brown with a shortlived yet huge tan head. Aroma is breadish to light tarish dark roasted malt, citric and fruity to barnyard too. Dense citric and tart, makes me shiver. Barnyard, tart, fruity and citric. Smooth mixed citric and roasted dark malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LtDan (1796) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Appearance: Pours black with a red hue a foamy tan head that subsides to a small ring of tan.

Aroma: Tart red fruit, chocolate , roast and funk.

Taste: Tart red grapes, funky red wine vinegar, light roast, dark chocolate.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, a little rough with average carbonation.

Overall: I very very apprehensive about trying this. I like my sours sour and my stouts roasty. A sour stout sounded like something went wrong and The Bruery ran with it. The 2009 Batch of Abyss had a bottle infection that led to some unpleasant tartness. After my first sip, I knew this Sour Stout was legit. Whether or not this beer was an accident at first, I am glad it turned out so well, and that it’s been bottled again this year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2012
75cl, new exclusive American brew Anno 2011, thx to Secret Santa!, complex sour Stout, sour/woody and slightly roasted/vinous, balanced, hazy, small head, good and original brew!, yet expensive!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wedgie9 (2490) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Tasted on 5/14/12 from a capped 750mL bottle, big thanks to Carleton. Pours a completely opaque nearly black dark brown with an average off-white head that leaves average lace. The nose is dark chocolate syrup and coffee with some sour notes underlying. The flavor is more sour lemon, with the dark chocolate syrup and coffee bitterness in the background. The body is light with lively carbonation, and a long very tart and sour, and dark chocolate syrup finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7224) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 2, 2012
750mL bottle. Poured medium-deep brown with a smoky beige head. The aroma picked up sour cherries, oak, and vinegar over some cherry meat.. burnt malty aspects were deep down and hard to find, but the sourness was definitely intriguing. The flavor found similar stuff.. cherry vinegar, oak, and tasty funk throughout.. black malty roast essence way down.. sour, funky, and cherry-y finish, accompanied by a hint of dry roast. Lighter-bodied and more sour than anything else on the palate.. clean with a good flow, but I would’ve preferred more of the stout.

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